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Our future preservation facility in Gatineau will be built starting in 2019 and will open in 2021. Learn more about the project :
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In 1939, Francis-J. Audet received the title of Archivist Emeritus of Canada, in recognition of both the quantity and the quality of his services to Canadians. Learn more about his career in the world of archives:
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After serving in the , Douglas Jung became the 1st Canadian of Chinese ancestry to be elected to . Search our collection :
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 25
The National Heritage Digitization Strategy funding call is open until June 12, 2018. Submit your digitization project now:
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ISED May 23
You can now have a hand in by using Co-Lab, a new innovative crowdsourcing tool developed by . Try it:
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 25
Don’t miss “The Artist’s Mirror: Self Portraits” exhibition at the Museum until January 6, 2019!
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 25
In the Second Battle of Ypres, from April 22 to May 25 1915, Canadians troops fought Germans forces for control of the strategic Flemish town. This painting by Major Richard Jack, Canada’s first official war artist, depicts the brutal battle.
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 25
Too often the experiences, stories and contributions of children are romanticized, overlooked, or absent from our history books. Finding evidence of their experiences can sometimes be like a game of hide-and-seek:
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 24
On May 24, 1945, Molly Lamb Bobak was appointed as Canada’s first female war artist. Watch our three-part interview with this inspiring, creative Canadian:
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Museum of Nature May 24
100th anniversary today of franchise act giving women right to vote in Fed elections. Act was passed in 1918 while the museum temporarily housed Parliament. Elimination of gender with regards to voting was important step toward equality for Canadian women
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Women in Canada May 22
Margret Benedictsson was a radical within the women’s suffrage movement in Canada. She edited Freyja, an Icelandic publication & Canada’s longest-running pro-suffrage women’s paper.
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 24
Canada took a big step toward gender equality 100 years ago. On May 24, 1918, the Cdn government granted the right to vote to Caucasian women who were British subjects & 21 years of age. By 1960, this right had been extended to all Cdn women
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
in 1914: The Komagata Maru arrives in Vancouver. Its mostly Sikh passengers challenged Canada's Continuous Journey clause: . After two months, the ship was forced to return to India, and 19 passengers died.
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
Worker Ruth Osborne fills 20-cc vials with penicillin at the Connaught Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario in 1944. Discover more historical laboratory photographs from the past in our new album:
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Women in Canada May 23
Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in federal elections. While this victory did not apply equally to all women, it was an important milestone in the fight for women’s equal rights in Canada.
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
Canadian Expeditionary Force files: we have now digitized 592,203 files out of 640,000!
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
Discover Canada’s contributions to comic book art at the Alter Ego exhibition! See your favourite superheroes, along with comics on Canadian history at from May 12 to July 29. Don’t miss out:
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
in 1914: The Komagata Maru arrives in Vancouver. Its mostly Sikh passengers challenged Canada's Continuous Journey clause: . After two months, the ship was forced to return to India, and 19 passengers died.
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 23
Happy 145th anniversary to ! On behalf of all the tourists who asked to be photographed with you over all the years, thank you!
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LibraryArchiveCanada May 22
Replying to @GGShields
Yes, the Jacob M. Lowy Room is open to researchers and visitors on Wednesdays or by appointment. For more information, please visit:
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