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Updated February 2008

Membership is by appointment of the Librarian and Archivist of Canada. The membership remains with the appointee.

The Librarian and Archivist of Canada, in consultation with the Council, will review the membership every three years. Representation will come from but not be limited to:

  • Consumers and consumer groups
  • Publishers
  • Multiple format producers
  • Education institutions
  • Public libraries
  • Public archives
  • Organizations of librarians


Paul Whitney
Vancouver Public Library
Vancouver, British Columbia


Sharlyn Ayotte
T-Base Communications Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario

Jacques Côté
Braille Jymico Inc.
Charlesbourg, Quebec

Joby Fleming
Learning Disabled
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Constance Forest
Presses Internationales Polytechnique
Montreal, Quebec

Neil Graham
Toronto, Ontario

Anne Hepplewhite
Corporate Records and Archives Services
The Regional Municipality of Niagara
Thorold, Ontario

Jacqueline Hushion
Canadian Publishers' Council
Toronto, Ontario

Mary Frances Laughton
Ottawa, Ontario

Margaret McGrory
CNIB Library
Toronto, Ontario

John Tooth
Manitoba Department of Education
Winnipeg, Manitoba

André Vincent
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Montreal, Quebec


Kelly Moore
Canadian Library Association
Ottawa, Ontario

Jeff Barber
Canadian Urban Libraries Council
Regina, Saskatchewan

Policy Advisors

Invitations to Council meetings will always be extended to appropriate directors at the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Office for Disability Issues, Human Resources and Social Development Canada.

Catherine Moore
Ottawa, Ontario


Fay Hjartarson
Library and Archives Canada
Gatineau, Quebec