Category: Canadian Urban Institute

Globe & Mail: Paying more attention to the health and social benefits of libraries is overdue

October 31st, Op-ed by André Picard on Canadian Public Libraries and the Canadian Urban Institute’s Overdue report.

CUI Releases OVERDUE: The Case for Canada’s Public Libraries

OVERDUE: New report establishes Canada’s public libraries were critical during pandemic and calls for broader support to ensure economic recovery and resilience   Toronto, ON – October 4, 2023 – The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC) announce the release of OVERDUE: The Case for […]

CULC/CBUC Chair, Åsa Kachan, speaking at CUI 1000 and Beyond Summit

COVID 1000 and Beyond: Building Better Cities for a Robust Recovery Wednesday, December 711:00 am – 3:00 pm ET / 8:00 am – 12:00 pm PTOnline summit, via Zoom – Registration: Åsa Kachan, Chair of CULC/CBUC, and Chief Librarian and CEO of Halifax Public Libraries, will be participating on a panel at 1:00 pm […]

CULC/CBUC Teams Up with Canadian Urban Institute

CULC/CBUC has struck a national working group to work alongside the Canadian Urban Institute on the Bring Back Main Street initiative and to attract the necessary social infrastructure resources to put the public library into the discussion. First job will be to develop a business case and then to look at national program elements as […]