The Canadian Library Association has publicly released its written submission to the Royal Society of Canada’s Expert Panel on the Status and Future of Libraries and Archives in Canada. Nunavut Library Association member Carol Rigby was a member of the working group for this submission, hoping to ensure the voices of Canada’s northern, rural and remote libraries were included in the bigger national picture.
As announced by CLA:
“The CLA Brief was presented to the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on The Status and Future of Canada’s Libraries and Archives on January 16th, 2014 in Toronto by CLA Treasurer Mike Ridley and Councillor Jane Schmidt.
CLA originally made a verbal presentation to the RSC Panel on October 22, 2013 in Edmonton. The presentation was made by CLA 2013 President Pilar Martinez, Treasurer Mary-Jo Romaniuk and CLA Councillor Karen Hildebrandt. 2014 President-Elect Marie DeYoung and Interim Director Barb Clubb participated by telephone.
Please click on this link to read CLA’s response.”