- Hit List
- Documentation Project
Canada's federal librarians fear being 'muzzled'
By Margaret Munro, Postmedia News, Vancouver Sun, 16 March 2013
Federal librarians and archivists who set foot in classrooms, attend conferences or speak up at public meetings on their own time are engaging in “high risk” activities, according to the new code of conduct at Library and Archives Canada.
Given the dangers, the code says the department’s staff must clear such “personal” activities with their managers in advance to ensure there are no conflicts or “other risks to LAC.”
The code, which stresses federal employees’ “duty of loyalty” to the “duly elected government,” also spells out how offenders can be reported. (...)
To read the article in full, please click on the link below.
Photo by Bruno Schlumberger/Postmedia News.