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CULC/CBUC Letter to Minister Gould – Canada’s National Review on Sustainable Development Goals

March 10, 2023Hon. Karina Gould, P.C., M.P.Minister of Families, Children and Social DevelopmentEmployment and Social Development Canada140 Promenade du PortageGatineau, Quebec K1A 0J9 Dear Minister Gould:We are writing in response to Canada’s National Review on Sustainable Development Goals being conducted by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). The Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines […]

CBC Library Partnerships Program

Community engagement is one of the many ways public libraries and CBC/Radio-Canada achieve their priorities and objectives. We have launched the Library Partnerships Program to explore partnership opportunities with public libraries to further community engagement. A new fund is available internally to all CBC departments and teams to finance pilot projects together with public libraries. […]

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 […]