British Columbia Library Association

Advocacy to Government

BCLA is committed to initiating and and supporting dialogue with the library and broader community to discuss emerging issues and to advance the values and core principles of libraries. As part of this commitment, BCLA engages with both federal and provincial governments on issues that are relevant to libraries.

BC Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services recommends increased annual funding for public libraries

BCLA letters to government advocating for effective solutions to hate and discrimination

$8 Million in One-Time Provincial Funding for BC Public Libraries

British Columbia Library Association Submission to the Government of British Columbia Consultation on the Draft Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy

British Columbia Library Association Submission to the Government of Canada Consultation on a Modern Copyright Framework for Online Intermediaries

$20M in 2020: Public Library Funding

ED Update: Letter to NL Government about Public Library Cuts

BCLA’s Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Regarding Resignation of Chief Statistician of Canada