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CULC/CBUC dismayed with decision to close Alberta Government Library

A letter has been sent to Minister Glubish Dear Minister Glubish, The Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC) is concerned and dismayed by your decision to close the Alberta Government Library. Incorporated in 2008, CULC/CBUC facilitates collaboration and research to strengthen and promote the value of Canada’s urban public […]

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 […]