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CULC/CBUC Endorses Statement of Concern from CFE about Zoom & YouTube Shutting Down University Panel Discussion

CULC/CBUC endorses the statement released on September 28, by the Centre for Free Expression calling on Zoom, YouTube, and all other online technology providers to cease being censors of discussions being held by universities, schools, and libraries. CFE urges “online technology providers to acknowledge civil liberties and human rights; to leave decisions about what content […]

Many CULC/CBUC members step up to support One Page Festival

2020 has been a difficult year for many in the literary sector, with independent booksellers closing, writers and other artists finding themselves without any means of support, and many of Canada’s literary and arts festivals struggling to adapt to a new reality. So Toronto Public Library, in partnership with Canada’s largest literary festivals, is launching […]

Support Materials for One eRead Canada

One eRead Canada / Un livrel Canada Join libraries across Canada in creating an opportunity for people across the country to read one book together and share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Joignez-vous à d’autres bibliothèques canadiennes dans cette initiative pour rassembler les Canadiens et les Canadiennes autour d’un livre et les amener à répondre à […]

CFLA Statement – Concerned about US Net Neutrality Protection Elimination

GATINEAU, December 14, 2017 Canadian Federation of Library Associations – Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB) Concerned about US Net Neutrality Protection Elimination Recent news of the United States’ Federal Communications Commission Order calling for the end of protecting net neutrality raises grave concerns. The future of information sharing globally could be put at […]

Positive movement on Marrakesh Treaty by Canadian Government

CULC/CBUC and other interested organizations, including CELA, has noted that the Government has introduced (on April 24th) a bill that will make amendments to the Copyright Act to allow Canada to accede to and implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. […]

LAC Stakeholders Forum (March 23, 2016)

Message bilingue / Bilingual message Bonjour, Veuillez trouver en pièce jointe la documentation pour le prochain Forum des partenaires du 23 mars 2016 qui aura lieu par téléconférence WebEx de 13 h à 15 h (HAE). Ces documents seront également disponibles dans les prochains jours sur le Portail du Forum des partenaires à l’adresse suivante […]

LAC approves $1.5 million in funding for 65 documentary heritage projects

Message bilingue / Bilingual message Le 14 décembre 2015 – Gatineau (Québec) – Bibliothèque et Archives Canada (BAC) L’honorable ministre du Patrimoine canadien, Mélanie Joly, et le Bibliothécaire et archiviste du Canada, Guy Berthiaume, ont annoncé aujourd’hui les résultats du premier cycle de financement du Programme pour les collectivités du patrimoine documentaire (PCPD). Ce nouveau […]

GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES COPYRIGHT AMENDMENTS

In Economic Action Plan 2015, the Government signalled its intention to amend the Copyright Act in order to implement and accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled (the Marrakesh Treaty). The Marrakesh Treaty establishes international norms to help facilitate access […]