Audio of CBC News Coverage
A CBC new story titled “was published on May 2, covering the cuts to the federal libraries and archives. Audio of report by Susan Lunn for CBC News (Ottawa) on the funding cuts to archives is available with the news story. The report includes clips from interviews with James Turk (CAUT), Harold Floyd (LAC), plus government ministers James Moore and Tony Clement. You can follow this link to...
Questions about the Archivists' Trek
If anyone has questions about what is being planned, what is going on regionally, or basically anything about Archivists’ Trek 2012, please use the “Information” button found at the top of the page. Include your name and email address too, so you can be contacted if needed. If it is a general question that others might want the answer to, I will post the question anonymously...
CAUT - Save LAC Campaign →
Here’s the link for the campaign that The Canadian Association of University Teachers has been running for some time now. Another good way to take action!
CALL TO ACTION
(by Canadian Council of Archives) Who: To members of the archival community and archives supporters What: The following call to action is in response to the elimination of the National Archival Development Program by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) on April 30, 2012, and the resulting impact on Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial archives councils, and the Canadian Council of Archives. ...
APPEL À L’ACTION
(par Conseil canadien des archives) Destinataires: Les membres de la communauté archivistique et tous ceux et celles qui soutiennent les archives. Objet: Cet appel à l’action est lancé en réaction à l’abolition du Programme national de développement des archives par Bibliothèque et Archives Canada (BAC) le 30 avril 2012, et à ses conséquences néfastes sur les 13 conseils d’archives...
Of all national assets, archives are the most precious. They are the gift of one...– Sir Arthur Doughty, Dominion Archivist, 1924