Funding cuts and new management policies have troubling implications for LAC’s ability
to preserve Canada’s history and cultural heritage.
CAUT has launched a campaign to protect this national treasure for generations to
Learn about the campaign objectives.
Stop the dissolution of
this vital resource and ensure that LAC maintain its commitement to preserve Canada's
full documentary heritage.
Read the March campaign update here.
Read the September campaign update here.
Read the May campaign update here.
May 2, 2012 — Recent cuts to staff and programming at Library and Archives
Canada (LAC) will have devastating effects on our nation’s ability to acquire and
preserve its history. On April 30, LAC presented 450 members of its staff with affected
notices, with 215 of those positions to be eliminated. Read the full press release
In an open letter to Daniel Caron, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, CAUT defends
its criticism of changes at Library and Archives Canada. Read Letter
The Canadian Association of University Teachers represents 66,000 teachers, librarians,
researchers and other academic professionals and general staff at 124 universities
and colleges across Canada.
Call on the Federal Government to Save Library and Archives Canada.
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