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Graham Fraser reviews Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus Guy Berthiaume’s memoir

To learn about the career path Dr. Guy Berthiaume took to become the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, you could read his entry in Wikipedia. A more interesting read, however, is Graham Fraser’s review of Dr. Berthiaume’s memoir, Mes grandes … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 16, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsNew releases of C.I.9s for Vancouver and Victoria – 2023 by Linda Yip on Past Presence. More Drouin Collection rescanning on Genealogy Quebec on Généalogie et histoire du Québec. My First-Hand … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 18, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsRed River Ancestry website and Métis Scrip by Lianne Kruger on IFamily History. Military Monday: For Evermore and LAC Departmental Results Report 2022–2023 by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Far in … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — July 8, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsPuzzling through 1931 Census sub-districts – Part 1 on Library and Archives Canada Blog. 1931 Census of Canada – Do you have a radio? by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. News … Continue reading

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1931 Census of Canada free on Ancestry.ca

The day after the overwhelming interest in the online release of the 1931 Census of Canada, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) had to shut it down, citing technical issues. They must have been greatly disappointed. In a statement released on … Continue reading

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1931 Canada Census is now online… but be patient

Researchers interested in browsing the newly released 1931 Census of Canada would do well to heed the words in a tweet posted by Ontario Ancestors’ Halton-Peel Branch. The branch wrote, “Looks like @LibraryArchives’ 1931 Canada census release is as popular … Continue reading

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Counting down the days until the release of the 1931 Canada Census

If you’re a family historian with Canadian ancestors, you’re probably more than a little excited about the public release of the 1931 Canada Census on June 1 — which is only one week from today. For many of us, this … Continue reading

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Library and Archives Canada contributes $1.5 million for 38 digitization projects

Through its Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP), Library and Archives Canada will contribute $1.5 million to support 38 projects across the country. The funding will help local recipient organizations acquire the tools that they need to adapt to the digital … Continue reading

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Federal workers’ strike disrupts services at Library and Archives Canada

A strike by nearly one-third of all federal public servants is affecting services at Library and Archives Canada (LAC), along with other federal agencies, such as tax processing, passport renewals, Employment Insurance, and Veterans Affairs Canada. During this labour dispute, … Continue reading

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Head of Library and Archives Canada reappointed for another four years

The Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez yesterday announced the reappointment of Leslie Weir as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a four-year term, effective August 30, 2023. Since her first appointment in August 2019, Ms. Weir has overseen the … Continue reading

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