Quantifying the social value of public institutions can be challenging and contentious given that standard business metrics may not capture the value of intangible social rewards.
The two new Ontario Library Service – North websites have been designed to support language revitalization and First Nation public libraries.
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.
First Nation libraries, like the one in Moose Factory, make profound contributions to their communities.