In 2011, the Cape Breton Regional Library Board (Nova Scotia, Canada) specifically cited this convention, which Canada has not yet ratified, in inaugurating the library's Storyteller-in-Residence program.
The Cape Breton Regional Library Board approved annual objectives in March 2010.
The external advice summarized above was carefully examined by members of the Cape Breton Regional Library's staff Communications Committee and by the author.
* support the mission of the Cape Breton Regional Library;
This is a modest sum, the result of a very limited library operating budget derived from a funding formula that penalizes regions with declining populations, including the region served by the Cape Breton Regional Library. But it also signals the desire of the library to give some special status and recognition to this position.
In June 2011, following interviews with a short list of candidates, Ken Chisholm was officially appointed the first Storyteller-in-Residence for the Cape Breton Regional Library. He has been telling stories in various genres for 35 years.
The announcement of the Storyteller-in-Residence program generated considerable publicity for the Cape Breton Regional Library, including national media coverage.