Position Statements/Letters

Position Statements created and approved by OLA members

OLA's Position on Children's Rights in the Library
OLA's Statement on the Intellectual Rights of the Individual    
OLA's Position on Teens' Rights (approved by OPLA July 2010)    
OLITA Position Statement Inclusiveness in Public Library Programming



OCULA's Letter in Support for Jill Baker - Librarian at Saint Lawrence College  
OLA's Response to Ontario's Middle Years Strategy  
OLA Indigenous Libraries Task Group Response to Ontario First Nation Public Libraries: Needs Assessment Report  
Letter to Minister McMahon requesting provincial support for accessible library services  
Letter to Minister McMahon on reducing broadband funding for public libraries (Connectivity Fund)    
A letter to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development    
OLA's Letter to Minister Moore Regarding Funding Cuts to Library and Archives Canada    
Termination of Industry Canada's Community Access Program (CAP)    
A letter to The Minister of Industry, the Honourable Tony Clement    
2014 - Appointment of Librarian and Canada of Archivist is announced  
OLA's letter to The Hon. James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage    
Joint Statement on Qualities of a Successful Librarian and Archivist of Canada  

The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development


OLA signed the declaration in 2014. Visit the Toolkit


OLA's submission to The Government of Canada's Digital Advantage consultation paper


Accessible Library Services for Persons with Disabilities