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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Stephen Abram

Stephen Abram is the executive director of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries.

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Stephen Abram

Lend Me Your Ear

In defence of public libraries September 2020
This country’s public libraries are hungry for content, especially for content that represents a range of voices and experiences — from Indigenous histories to French-language poets, from the memoirs of recent immigrants to the graphic novels of third- or fourth-generation Canadians. In the ten years ending in 2018, our librarians spent $714,376,318 on collections. And while books are just one of the many ways that libraries meet the…