Greetings APLA members: The attached letter has gone to Mr. Merv Tweed, the MP who introduced Bill C-458, An Act to amend Canada Post Corporation (library materials) a.k.a. the Book Rate. The APLA executive wrote the letter to endorse the position taken by CLA and ASTED, our national representatives for this issue. I have attached the CLA / ASTED letter as well, for your information. Please write a letter or an e-mail to your local MP . . . OR consider sending two, one from your library and one from home! The e-mail address is [log in to unmask] As we all know, the Book Rate is very important to libraries, and if in future it also covers non-book materials that will open up welcome possibilities. Thanks very much! Donna Donna Bourne-Tyson University Librarian Mount Saint Vincent University 166 Bedford Highway Halifax, NS B3M 2J6 P: (902) 457-6108 F: (902) 457-6445 e-mail: [log in to unmask] http://www.msvu.ca/library This communication, including any attached documentation, is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain confidential, personal, and/or privileged information. Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, or taking action on the contents is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact us immediately so we may correct our records. Please then delete or destroy the original transmission and any subsequent reply. Thank you.