CFLA-FCAB celebrates National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

CFLA-FCAB celebrates National Indigenous Peoples’ Day by actively implementing the Recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee Report

IFLA - Global Vision Discussion Group, 6 July 2018


On behalf of ABQLA, ABPQ, and ASTED we would like to cordially invite you to attend IFLA’s Global Vision discussion meeting, which will be held on Friday July 6th 2018 at 2:00PM at McGill University’s Humanities and Social Sciences Library (McLennan-Redpath Complex).


Winners of the Prix de l’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association (ABQLA)

We'd like to announce this year's winners of the Prix de reconnaissance en lecture are Nancy Laframboise and Manon Boulet from École Le Petit Prince for their project, Amitié.

For more information about the award and the winners' project, please see the MEES web site.

Canadian Collections Care Survey

Ensure your institution is well represented!


The Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property (CAC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC) invite you to contribute to a nation-wide survey on heritage collection health in Canada. The objective of this survey is to collect data that can be used for advocacy campaigns, fundraising, programming or planning by a variety of associations and organizations.


Reminder - CALL FOR 2019 PROPOSALS for Canada’s True North Science Boot Camp (TNSBC)

The True North Science Boot Camp is an annual professional development program for librarians. Boot camp activities span three days and feature educational presentations delivered by scientists. Boot camp sessions provide opportunities for librarians to learn more about science and the research process, discuss best practices, and share ideas and experiences.


- Proposals are for TNSBC 2019 and are due by June 11th 2018 at 5pm.

- The successful host will be contacted by June 22nd 2018.


Education Institute: Mark Your Calendars - It's Learning Time!

You're invited to join the Education Institute for a delightful summer of learning! The topics for this season’s webinars cover a wide range - from tools & tech to help you work better, to community building and event planning - and are a great way to brush up on your skills or learn something new.  

Now, before we get to it, some announcements:

Submit a nomination now for Canada's Volunteer Awards!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for Canada's Volunteer Awards! This is a great opportunity to recognize the important work of volunteers and to acknowledge that our country would not be the same without them.

The call for nominations for Canada's Volunteer Awards is now open until June 15, 2018. You are invited to:

Position statement: Connaissances autochtones et la Loi sur le droit d'auteur

Please find the attached position statement (french version) from FCLA-FCAB les connaissances autochtones dans la Loi sur le droit d’auteur du Canada.

CFLA's position statement: Indigenous Knowledge in Canada

The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) recently released a position statement on Indigenous Knowledge in Canada’s Copyright Act, available at the included link.

We encourage you to read, discuss, comment on, and distribute the CFLA’s position statement to your colleagues.

CFLA-FCAB National Forum: Your Input

CFLA-FCAB is holding its 1st National Forum in Regina on May 2, 2018. The Forum will address 2 issues: Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Freedom.

Those unable to join us in Regina will be able to join via Facebook Live on the CFLA-FCAB site. Please share this widely with your colleagues to help us reach and hear from all those involved in Canada's libraries.   


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