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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.

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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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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News September 25, 2019 


Rina Hadziev Joins Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as Executive Director

The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) today announced the appointment of Rina Hadziev as Executive Director. She succeeds Michael Ciccone who left CELA in August to join the London Public Library as Chief Executive Officer.

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News September 18, 2019 


Catharine “Kitty” Cocks (1934-2019)

The funeral, followed by a Celebration of Life, will be on Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks Street, Ottawa.

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News September 16, 2019