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Phytate treatment is saving this 1874 coded telegram from iron gall ink corrosion. The telegraph message asked for help in preventing liquor traffic near Qu’Appelle and Fort Ellice. Read more:
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France cedes Canada, Cape Breton Island and the territory east of the Mississippi to Great Britain when it signs the Treaty of Paris in February 1763. It also renounces any claim on Acadia.
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A one-day-only band! and the Librarian and Archivist of Canada performed their greatest hits in Ottawa! Ms. Foley came by to legally deposit her latest album.
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Hello Luna! We found this video in which Ellen Fairclough is introduced by the narrator, so you can hear exactly how her name is pronounced!
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Yes, we will! And you're welcome!
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Explore some of the rich history of the Métis Nation by visiting “Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation” exhibition at the , . Until May 13, 2018.
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William Lyon Mackenzie King kept a diary from 1893 to 1950. He wrote meticulous accounts of his life in politics & recorded fascinating details from his private life. This has the history behind the diaries & how they became public:
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
30 years ago: Calgary hosted the Olympic . 1,423 athletes representing 57 nations participated, a record at the time!
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
William Lyon Mackenzie King during his postgraduate studies in London, England, on November 25, 1899.
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
Job offers: We’re looking for 7 Indigenous archivists who will be able to work from within their communities! Apply before February 28, 2018:
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
Happy ! DYK Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King loved his first dog Pat so much that there were 2 sequels?
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
Canada won just one medal at the 1924 . It was gold and, of course, it was in hockey! Full video:
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
Louis St-Laurent and William Lyon Mackenzie King chat at the Conference on International Organization in San Francisco, California, in May 1945.
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
William Lyon Mackenzie King stands beside Winston Churchill. Follow along as we highlight photos of today.
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 20
French-Canadian musician and singer Mary Travers, better known as , passed away on February 20, 1941, at 46 years old. Podcast:
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 19
Canadian Expeditionary Force files: we have now digitized 555,443 files out of 640,000!
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 19
On February 19, 1958, Ellen Fairclough became Canada’s first woman Acting Prime Minister, replacing PM John Diefenbaker for two days “as he went off on one of his junkets” (her words, not ours!)
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 19
in Toronto in 1916. Not sure who won the bout.
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 19
How would you describe Canada? See how visitors to the exhibition Canada: Who Do We Think We Are? describe our country. Check it out for yourself! The exhibition runs until March 1, 2018.
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LibraryArchiveCanada Feb 19
February 19, 1942: “If Day” was a mock Nazi invasion of Winnipeg, Manitoba, designed to scare people into buying victory bonds to support the war effort.
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