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LAC Vision 2030: Library and Archives Canada Releases New Strategic Plan

Vision 2030 defines the institution’s goals until 2030 and the measures through which it is planning to accomplish them.

News July 4, 2022 

Call for Participants: Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Youth Advisory Council 2022-2023

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is inviting Canadians aged aged 16 to 25 to join its 2022-2023 Youth Advisory Council on Service Transformation to help transform its services to the public.

News June 13, 2022 

Career Opportunities: Directors General (5 positions) at Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada is staffing 5 directors general positions in its Collections Sector and User Experience and Engagment Sector

News May 9, 2022 

Study of Provincial and Territorial Measures to Support Official Languages in Libraries

The research focused on official languages measures in libraries in Canada. It consisted of a literature review and a survey of the legislative, regulatory and policy measures adopted by the provinces and territories to govern public libraries and language practices. It also looked at the contribution of university libraries, on the one hand, and that of community libraries and book fairs, on the other, to the vitality of official language minority communities (OLMCs).

News January 13, 2022 

Library and GLAM Sector Submissions to 2022 Pre-Budget Consultations

Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, funding for Library and Archives Canada, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.

News January 9, 2022 

Library and Archives Canada Announces Funding for 19 Projects to Digitize and Preserve Indigenous Language and Culture Recordings

Nineteen Indigenous organizations will receive funding from LAC’s Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative to digitize and make accessible their existing audio and video heritage.

News August 13, 2021 

Ādisōke: Telling Stories at the New Ottawa Public Library / Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility

Ādisōke is an Anishinābemowin word that refers to the telling of stories.

News August 5, 2021 

Library and Archives Canada Launches Bursary to Support Diversity in Canada’s Libraries and Archives

LAC will award up to $10,000 per funding cycle: $5,000 per selected student registered in full-time studies and $2,500 per selected student registered in part-time studies at Canadian colleges or universities for the 2021–2022 academic year, in a program that leads to a career in libraries or archives

News June 23, 2021 

Statement from the Librarian and Archivist of Canada on Biographies and other historical content on LAC’s website

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) yesterday released a statement from Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, addressing the biographies and other historical content on the LAC website, including pages about prime ministers of Canada.

News June 18, 2021 

Amy Buckland Appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Collections at Library and Archives Canada

Amy Buckland will join Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and start her new role on August 16.

News June 16, 2021