Category: Government Relations

CULC/CBUC Federal Budget Submission

Written Submission for the Pre-Budget Consultationsin Advance of the 2024 Federal Budget List of Recommendations Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada ensures libraries have reasonable access on reasonable terms to e-content from multi-national publishers through consideration of amendments to the federal Competition Act and/or legislation like that introduced in the United States ensures libraries […]

CULC/CBUC Pre-Budget Submission

For the 2023 Federal Budget List of Recommendations Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada introduce legislation to ensure that Canada’s public libraries and users have access on reasonable terms to e-content from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada recognize the role public libraries are playing in delivering on federal priorities in […]

CULC/CBUC Federal Budget Submission

Written Submission for Finance Canada’s Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2022 Federal Budget List of Recommendations Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada introduce legislation to ensure that Canada’s public libraries and users have access on reasonable terms to e-content from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada recognize the role public […]

TSA Analyzes Speech From The Throne

It contained 7 themes or areas of focus Building a healthier today and tomorrow (COVID and vaccines) Grow a more resilient economy (fighting inflation and making housing and child care more affordable) Bolder climate action Safe communities Diversity and inclusion Reconciliation A more secure, just and equitable world The Speech was fairly vague (even for […]

CULC/CBUC’s 2022 Pre-Budget Consultation Recommendations

List of Recommendations Recommendation 1: That the Government of Canada introduce legislation to ensure that Canada’s public libraries and users have access on reasonable terms to e-content from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada recognize the role public libraries are playing in delivering on federal priorities in communities across Canada and provide […]

CULC/CBUC’s Pre-Budget Consultation Recommendations

Recommendation 1: The Government of Canada ensures access to e-content for Canada’s public libraries from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada consider longer term funding arrangements to ensure municipalities can continue to provide essential services, including those offered by public libraries, while municipal revenues continue to be impacted by the pandemic. Recommendation […]

Presentation Schedule for CULC/CBUC’s Toolkit on Recovery & Reimagined Public Library Services Post COVID-19

Toolkit Webinar Presentations on Recovery & Reimagined Public Library Service Post COVID-19 CULC/CBUC will be hosting a series of one hour Zoom presentations on the new Toolkits next week.  The Working Group for each section will present an overview and discuss the most relevant parts.  There will be a chat function where questions can be […]

CMA Funding to Support Reconciliation Program

Canadian Museums Association Receives Government Funding for National Review of Museum Policies to Support Reconciliation Program Ottawa, April 16, 2019 — Karen Bachmann, president of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is pleased to announce the support of Canadian Heritage – through the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) – for the CMA Reconciliation Program. The project has […]