CLA statement regarding federal government library consolidation and closure

via Canadian Library Association The Canadian Library Association (CLA), the national voice for Canada’s library communities, is troubled about budget cuts to Library and Archives Canada and federal government library services. There has been much public debate and discussion about these reductions and very little information forthcoming from the government. CLA wishes to participate in … Read more

Federal budget increases stability of funding to Canadian book publishers

via The Association of Canadian Publishers  The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) welcomes the stabilization of funding to the Canada Book Fund (CBF) in yesterday’s federal budget. The budget proposes making the $9 million supplementary portion of the fund, first introduced to the Department of Canadian Heritage budget in 2001, permanent beginning in April 2015. … Read more

The Ontario Library Association Announces 2014 Award Recipients

OLA salutes the best! The Ontario Library Association would like to congratulate the award recipients this year. These awards will be presented during the annual OLA Super Conference, held from January 29, 2013 to February 1, 2014. The award winners are: OLA’s Larry Moore Distinguished Service Award: M.J. D’Elia, Acting Head of the Learning & … Read more