Category Archives: NADP

Archival Associations in Canada Speak Out Against the LAC Situation – Is Anyone Listening?

Public letters of concern advocating against LAC cutbacks and website calling for action: http://archivists.ca/content/national-archival-development-program-call-action Association of Canadian Archivists / Canadian Council of Archives / The Association of Canadian Archivists withdrew from Canada’s Pan Canadian Documentary Heritage Network for the reasons in this letter.

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CBC interview with Dr. Caron at LAC

A release from the Canada Council Archives states: Colleagues and supporters, The Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Dr. Daniel Caron, will be interviewed on CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning tomorrow (Wednesday June 13). Ottawa Morning airs from 5:30 am to 8:37 … Continue reading

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Canadian Association of Archivists – update

The “Pan Canadian Documentary Heritage Network” forum organized by LAC administrators to appease recent decisions to eliminate positions, make internal changes and cutbacks, are viewed as unacceptable by the Canadian Association of Archivists who have stated they will not ‘rubber … Continue reading

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Update on LAC and NADP

Hello everyone, The news continues to arrive about the implications of the elimination of the NADP across Canada. The Canadian Council of Archives has released an update (BriefingNote_NADPJune2012eng) which is attached here in PDF format.

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Librarians are silenced at CLA – Are we losing sight of the basic principles underlying our profession?

Many, after reading this update about what took place at the CLA conference think so. The author asks some excellent questions, “What does it mean when librarians are physically removed from a library conference for circulating information regarding library funding? … Continue reading

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UTFA expresses concerns over cutbacks to LAC and NADP

Please find attached a letter expressing UTFA’s concerns over the recent cutbacks to the Library and Archives Canada, the NADP and elimination of jobs, sent to Minister James Moore, May 30, 2012.

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Petition for International Colleagues – Support for LAC and NADP

For colleagues located outside Canada, here is a petition designed for the global community. Please, sign, circulate and share with your colleagues.: http://www.change.org/petitions/make-it-better-write-a-letter-help-save-canada-s-national-archival-development-program

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