Category: CFLA

Canadian Statement on the Decision for IFLA WLIC 2024 to be held in Dubai, UAE

June 30, 2023 – We, the Canadian bodies undersigned, are united in our concern that Dubai has been selected by the Governing Board to be the host of the World Library and Information Congress for 2024. While we fully acknowledge that a range of considerations has been weighed by the Governing Board, we do not […]

Joint Taskforce on eBook Sustainability Submission – Consumer Protection Legislative Review

The Joint Taskforce on eBook Sustainability (containing members from CARL, CFLA-FCAB and CULC/CBUC) have recently participated in an Ontario government consultation on Consumer Protection legislation by submitting a letter to an open review process on March 17, 2023. This letter was drafted by CIPPIC (Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic) with support from Ariel […]

CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey

The CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey is available for the recording of incidents in Canadian libraries that challenge intellectual freedom. The results for 2021 have been added to the CFLA-FCAB website with reports from previous years. The Intellectual Freedom Committee working group encourages reporting of incidents on a continuous, rather than batch, basis. A note […]

CULC/CBUC endorses CARL & CFLA Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

CULC/CBUC endorsed the joint response from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA), to the Government of Canada’s Consultation Paper on copyright term extension. CFLA-CARL Joint Response to Consultation on Copyright Term Extension

Congratulations to Rebecca Raven, new Executive Director, CFLA/FCAB

It is with great pride in the work of our Search Committee that I can announce that we have chosen and installed Rebecca Raven in the position of CFLA-FCAB Executive Director. Rebecca starts today (July 2) and is on a one year contract with CFLA-FCAB until July 1 2021. Please join me in welcoming Rebecca […]