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Why Gary Gibson Mattered to Libraries…

A remembrance by John Teskey, Librarian Emeritus at University of New Brunswick

News April 16, 2021 


Retirement of BCLA Executive Director

Annette DeFaveri will be retiring as of June 30, 2021, after serving as executive director of BCLA since 2012.

News February 6, 2021 


RIP Ernie Ingles

Ernest Boyce (“Ernie”) Ingles, BA, MA, MLS, FRSC departed this life in Edmonton on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in his 71st year.

News September 18, 2020 


Laurie Davidson Joins Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as Executive Director

The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) today announced the appointment of Laurie Davidson as Executive Director, effective September 21, 2020

News September 3, 2020 


The Builders with Leslie Weir

The latest episode of The Builders, Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna’s podcast, is a conversation with Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. 

News September 2, 2020 


Rebecca Raven Appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA)

Rebecca Raven is the Principal at Blackbird Consulting and the former CEO of the Brampton Library.

News July 2, 2020 


Alma Matters: Changes in Leadership in LIS Schools

As the official end of the 2019-20 academic year approaches, a number of chairs and directors of Canada’s MLIS programs will be completing their terms.

News June 18, 2020 


Kathleen DeLong Appointed Interim Chair of uAlberta SLIS

Kathleen DeLong has accepted a one-year role as Interim Chair for the School of Library and Information Studies. This appointment commences on July 1, 2020, and is a half-time secondment.

News May 13, 2020 


Erik Kwakkel Appointed New Director of UBC iSchool

Dr. Erik Kwakkel will be the new Director of the School of Information (iSchool) at the University of British Columbia.

News April 13, 2020 


Brampton Library Announces Retirement of Rebecca Raven

The Brampton Library today announced the retirement of Rebecca Raven, Chief Executive Officer since 2013, effective January 31, 2020. 

News September 25, 2019