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In 1938, the National War Memorial slowly took shape. It was unveiled in 1939, and its meaning will always be the same. Thank you for digitizing your archives through our DigiLab! June 27, Aug. 31, Oct. 12, 1938
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We are co-hosting the Indigenous Knowledge and Access Symposium with & on Nov. 15 in Halifax: Presentations focus on improving access to Indigenous knowledge.
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We’ve started processing the recently acquired the fonds of Hon. Allan J. MacEachen, Canadian politician from Nova Scotia. Proud to preserve and make available the records of Canada’s former ministers and prime ministers.
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We’re happy to financially support local documentary heritage institutions so they can better preserve Canada’s documentary heritage, through the Documentary Heritage Communities Program.
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Preservica Nov 13
We’re proud to be providing to in association with . The collaboration will ensure the safeguarding and accessibility of cultural records with historical and modern-day significance for Canadians
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 13
Talk flies away, writings remain. We keep the precious 536 letters that Joseph Gaetz sent his fiancée Jean McRae during the .
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Canada Trade Nov 12
Signing of the - Treaty by the Right Honourable W.L. MacKenzie King and the Honourable Daniel Roper, Minister to Canada on June 17, 1939
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
On August 7, 1945, Crerar arrived by train in Ottawa and was met by Prime Minister Mackenzie King. The streets were lined with people as King and Crerar drove to . #RemembranceDay#SWW
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
General Crerar’s ship, the Île de France, arrived in Halifax on August 5, 1945. Given the keys to the City of Halifax, he was greeted by military commanders, dignitaries and a cheering crowd.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
In August 1945, Canada’s most famous general returned from the , along with about 10K victorious men and women in uniform. “Harry” Crerar was commander of the Canadian First Army and a huge public hero.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
Several of Charlotte Wood’s sons and stepsons left Canada to fight in the . Some of them never came back. Hers is a moving example of the immense sacrifices that Canadian families made, and of the effects of war.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
On November 11, 1918, minutes before the Armistice was signed in Paris, the Canadian Corps recaptured the city of Mons in Belgium after 52 months of German occupation.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
Private George Lawrence Price of Falmouth, N.S., was the last Allied soldier to be killed during the . His death came just 2 minutes before the 11 a.m. Armistice. We have digitized Private Price’s military file on this centennial of his death:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 11
Private Lawrence of Brantford, Ontario, aged 17, was wounded 15 minutes before the declaration of the Armistice ending the First World War. Remembrance Day: An Essential Resource Guide for Media:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 10
Since 2005, our Web Archiving Program has collected web resources by harvesting the Government of Canada domain () and related federal and Crown corporation websites. We’ve acquired approximately 14 terabytes since 2014!
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 10
Around 20,000 unknown soldiers are commemorated at the Vimy Memorial in France and the National War Memorial in Ottawa. These men, whose bodies were never recovered, symbolize the grief caused by war.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 9
Our Youth Council had the opportunity to meet with digital artist last night to discuss youth involvement and engagement in .
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 9
The theme of our latest issue of Signatures magazine is acquisitions. “The first task of librarians and archivists is acquisition. For without it, preservation is unnecessary, and access impossible.” - , Librarian and Archivist of Canada
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Like so many returning , General Crerar was reunited with his wife and daughter for the first time in years. He had become a grandfather while away and would meet his new grandson in Ottawa.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Nov 9
On August 7, 1945, Crerar arrived by train in Ottawa and was met by Prime Minister Mackenzie King. The streets were lined with people as King and Crerar drove to .
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