The Edmonton Journal ran a masthead editorial on the weekend supporting Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day's about-face on lawful access
Archive for September, 2007
NFB Collection in Peril Due to Lack of Digitization
The Canadian Press is reporting that it has obtained a National Film Board document that indicates that thousands of Canadian films are at risk due to the absence of digitization technologies.
Library and Archives Canada Faces Storm Over Opening Hours
The Internet and new technologies provide some terrific opportunities for new efficiencies, but do they mean that libraries should start curtailing their hours? That is the question at the heart of a brewing storm involving Library and Archives Canada. Last month, the LAC announced that it cutting back most services […]
Canada Expresses Concern With IP Clauses in UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Sara Bannerman notes that Canada's decision to vote against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has an intellectual property law component as the government has indicated that it has concerns with the declaration's IP provision that grants indigenous peoples "the right to maintain, control, protect and develop […]