Progressive Librarians Guild Toronto Area Chapter

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On 30 January 2015, the federal government introduced Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism Act, into the House of Commons. The bill would give unprecedented authority to Canada’s federal security agencies: the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police …

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The PLG-GTA wishes to express its disappointment with the organizers of the 50th Anniversary Bassam Lecture by R. David Lankes on “Radical Librarians”, as well as its concern with the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at University of Toronto for the …

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On February 27, 2015, teaching assistants at the University of Toronto went on strike and were followed by teaching assistants, contract faculty and research assistants at York University on March 3, 2015. While York’s contract faculty (Unit 2) ratified their …

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Speaking at the University of Lethbridge in late February, Professor Tom Flanagan made comments about child pornography that many found understandably objectionable. The reaction of his employer, the University of Calgary, was to publicly condemn Flanagan’s remarks, and to distance …

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The Greater Toronto Area Chapter of the Progressive Librarians Guild condemns the model license agreements reached between the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and Access Copyright, and Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) and Access Copyright. While …

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