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Everything tagged: Intellectual freedom

No New Laws Required To Hold Social Media Accountable For Illegal Content

In a research report released today, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting argues that “in the eyes of Canadian law, social media companies like Facebook and YouTube are arguably publishers, opening the platforms to legal liability for user-generated content.”

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News September 21, 2020 


Recent Library of Parliament Research Publications

The Library of Parliament has released a number of research publications on topics of interest to the library and IM community, including: Privacy, Freedom of Expression

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News April 30, 2020 


This April, Join Canada’s Library Communities Where the Rivers Meet

For three days this April, Canada’s library communities are coming together Where the Rivers Meet—in Winnipeg, Manitoba—for local, provincial, and national conversations on topics that shape and challenge the profession.

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News March 9, 2020 


Recent Library of Parliament Research Publications

The Library of Parliament has released a number of research publications on topics of interest to the library and IM community, including: Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Federal Legislation affecting People with Disabilities

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News July 20, 2018 


CFLA National Forum: Video of Keynote, Panel Discussions

Recordings of the keynote and panel discussions are available to members of the Canadian library community who were unable to attend in person.

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News May 2, 2018 


CFLA National Forum: Join the Conversation Online

Can’t attend the CFLA National Forum in Regina? Participate online via Facebook Live and share your thoughts on the topics of AI and intellectual freedom.

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News April 30, 2018 


An Invitation to the CFLA-FCAB National Forum

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations invites you to Regina, Saskatchewan, for the first CFLA-FCAB National Forum to be held May 1 – 2, 2018.

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News April 9, 2018 


CFLA Launches 2017 Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey

The deadline to submit challenges is March 31, 2018.

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News January 12, 2018 


Statement from Toronto City Librarian Vickery Bowles

A statement on the use of the Richview Library for a memorial for Barbara Kulaszka, a lawyer known for her work with far right causes and free speech cases

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News July 13, 2017 


2016 Annual Challenges Survey Preliminary Report Released

To date, library staff in four provinces (BC, AB, ON, QC) have reported more than 30 challenges, to censor collections and resources, and access to services.

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News March 3, 2017