Tuesday February 03, 2015

The University of Toronto Library is a subscriber to Archive-It, a service created by the Internet Archive.

Canadian content was purchased from the Internet Archive Wayback Machine and combined with the UofT Archive-IT site to create an archive of Government of Canada websites.

(Source: Webcast recording and the presentation slides of the Government Information Day (Nov. 1, 2013), available at the Government Information Day Website, session 1: Sam-chin Li)

This item first appeared on the MADGICal Web on January 13, 2014.

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Tuesday Feb 03, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday December 12, 2014

This interactive map "World's craziest laws" captures some of the world's strangest illegal behaviour. Wonder how many of these are still enforced?

In Canada, it is illegal to place children under the age of 5 in a refrigerator. I guess if you are over 5, it's fine.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Dec 12, 2014  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday November 27, 2014

UN Women's Constitutional Database compiles all the different provisions related to gender contained in constitutions in countries around the world.

The database can be searched by keywords, provisions, regions or countries.

Provisions include: Citizenship and nationality, Education, Employment, Equal before the Law, Marriage & Family, Non-discrimination and Political Participation.

(Source: UN Women)

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