Excellent article from the Ottawa Citizen on the state of Library and Archives Canada.
Following #ncph2013 on Twitter
If you’re on Twitter, check out the tweets for the 2013 meeting of the National Council on Public History, especially those for this afternoon’s (19 April) session on the aftermath of federal funding cuts at LAC, Parks Canada, and the restructuring of the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
The Canadian Library Association has issued a formal statement about the recent Code of Conduct issued by Library and Archives Canada. You can read the document via the link above.
Canadian Members of Parliament Andrew Cash & Pierre Nantel questioned the Conservative Party leaders in the House of Commons regarding the requirements of Library and Archives Canada’s new Code of Conduct.
The Association of Canadian Archivists has issued a formal response regarding Library and Archives Canada’s new Code of Conduct. The letter can be viewed via the link above.
Some courageous soul has finally leaked Library and Archives Canada’s “Code of Conduct”. It is the most profound encapsulation of the problems at LAC I have seen in almost a year of very intense involvement with advocacy around the problems there. I think that if many organisations and…
Some seriously terrifying new developments at LAC.
8 January 2013 article from the Prince George Citizen which outlines some of the direct affects on Canadian citizens of the cuts made at Library and Archives Canada, as well as ongoing issues resulting from the 2012 cuts.
An excellent and thorough letter, dated 18 November 2012, responding to the reply sent to the Bibliographical Society of Canada by Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore after earlier letters sent by the BSC.
Perhaps this should encourage us to re-write to our own MPs or Minister Moore regarding our experiences since the cuts have taken place!
Great photos and article about action taken on Halloween by members of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada - and some zombies.
Many thanks to The Canadian Council for Information Science / Conseil Canadien des sciences de l’information for this letter, and to Bibliocracy for posting it on Tumblr (click title link to view the letter).
I’m again pleased to present a very important contribution to the ever-growing chorus of protest over the recent changes at LAC.
Below is the text of a letter sent some months ago to Minister Moore by the deans of every library and information science faculty in Canada; it compliments a similar letter from Canada’s archival science instructors. Many thanks and congratulations to these distinguished scholars, educators, and innovators for lending their voices to the debate.