The UTFA Librarians Committee sent out an email of support to this website, http://www45.atwiki.jp/savelibrary/pages/41.html :
“The University of Toronto Faculty Association’s Librarians Committee wishes to express to our colleagues across Japan, our sincere condolences regarding the horrific events that have been happening in your country this past week. As many of you know, the University of Toronto Library has had a long-standing associations on many levels with our Japanese friends and affiliated institutions.
Whether or not there have been numbers of our professional colleagues lost or there have been losses for our colleagues in friends, relatives and acquaintances, we mourn with you. We share your grief and would like to assure you of our support during these exceedingly difficult times.
Our thoughts remain with you. If there is anything that we can do in a practical way, please let us know.”