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PLR Annual Report 2021-22

2021-2022 Annual Report

30 June 2022

This report provides details of the $15M author payment budget, the delivery of PLR cheques during the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the further expansion of the program’s library sampling exercise. The report also features an illustrated preview of Ādisōke, the new joint facility shared by Library and Archives Canada and Ottawa Public Library that is expected to open its doors to the public in 2026.

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PLR Annual Report 2020-21

2020-2021 Annual Report

10 June 2021

This report provides details of the $14.8M author payment budget, the delivery of the program during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the arrival of new Commission members. The report also features a photographic survey of Cliff Eyland’s public art installations inside libraries across Canada, and contains the statistical activity report for 2020-21.

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PLR Annual Report 2019-20

2019-20 Annual Report

10 July 2020

This report contains information about the second installment of new funds to the program’s budget, the expansion of the program model to include audiobook materials, a photographic salute to the 15th anniversary of the Grande Bibliothèque, and the statistical activity report for 2019-2020.

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PLR Annual Report 2018-19

2018-2019 Annual Report 

7 June 2019

This report includes information about the increased program budget, results of the expanded library catalogue sampling, and celebrates the opening of the new Central Library in Calgary, as well as the statistical activity report for 2018-2019.

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PLR Annual Report 2017-18

2017-2018 Annual Report 

1 June 2018

This report includes information about the 25-year payment limit, expanded library catalogue sampling, the future inclusion of audiobooks in PLR, and the statistical activity report for 2017-2018.

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