This two-part article unpacks the supposed abrogation of responsibility of the federal government to Indigenous communities. In this first installment, we dive into the question of governance and the tensions between the Indian Act and rights created under both the Constitution of Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Unpacking an "abrogation of responsibility" by looking at governance and into the tensions between the Indian Act and rights created under both the Constitution of Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Our little public library has served as an information center for municipal, provincial and federal elections and this year we ordered welcome resources from Elections Canada.
The provincial government has made a 50% cut to the funding that it provides to Ontario Library Service – North (OLS – N). This loss of funding is already sending shock waves through our library infrastructure.
Les bibliothécaires et le personnel des bibliothèques agissent souvent comme médiateurs entre les auteurs et les lecteurs. Cette relation s’inspire en partie de la loi canadienne sur le droit d’auteur.
Earlier in the spring, I gave testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics. They asked me…