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Today, we welcomed visitors from in , who came by for the of several poems and engravings created by local artists from the .
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We’re proud to support our partners in making our country’s heritage accessible to the public. The is using our DigiLab to make more archives available to you.
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🤷 the menu says Macaroni and Cheese Cc
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OttPubLib/BibPubOtt Feb 19
Can't wait! OPL + + = amazing (& free) author events to inspire everyone!
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 19
How well do you know your 23 prime ministers? Come discover material that reveals intriguing, informal, and often unexpected aspects of Canada’s prime ministers at our new free exhibition in Ottawa.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 19
We’re curious, . We found Governor General ’s 1999 STS-96 mission menu in our archives. Are you enjoying in space as well?
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 19
Thank you to the for using our DigiLab to digitize these valuable archives and make them available to the public! Project ’44 is a challenge that we’re pleased to tackle together!
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 18
What’s new in our collection? Discover the latest additions to our private archives collection:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 18
We’re joining forces with and to digitize the historical Vernon directories for . The initiative will make the directories freely accessible and searchable online for family historians, researchers and Canadians.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 18
Louis Riel is recognized for his importance to the , Manitoba and Canada. 1992: named a founder of Manitoba; 2016: recognized again as its 1st leader. Since 2008, the 3rd Monday in February has been celebrated as Louis Riel Day in Manitoba.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 18
Since 2017, researchers and the public have digitized 84,000 pages of textual records and photographs in our DigiLab. This week, our partnership with the Canadian Research and Mapping Association will add 200 maps and 1,000 war diary pages from the .
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 18
Barbadian-born Canadian writer Austin Clarke wrote several award-winning novels based on the experience of Black immigrants in Canada, as well as a memoir detailing his own experiences with racial discrimination in North America.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 17
February 22, 1919: the funeral of was one of the first solemn events in Canada to be filmed.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 17
One hundred years ago, died. Some 5 days later, 50,000 people lined the streets of Ottawa as hundreds of dignitaries and prominent figures from across the country followed the funeral procession. @CdnHeritage@CanMusHistory
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 17
On Feb. 17, 1932, celebrated flying ace Wop May helped locate the fugitive dubbed The Mad Trapper of Rat River by the media – a man whose true identity remains a mystery to this day. Find out more about Wop May:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 16
The Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada was set up on February 16, 1967. It received lots of interest: 468 briefs, 1,000 letters of opinion, and 900 oral submissions in 6 months of hearings.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 16
Are you heading out to this weekend? Pop by in to warm up, and check out our latest exhibition, Prime Ministers and the Arts
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 15
Snow, skates, hot chocolate and mascots! Whether you’re hitting up , , or your local winter festival, have a great time building memories! Who knows, your photos may end up in our vaults one day!
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LibraryArchivesCanada Feb 15
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The prime minister? Sir . And the newspaper boy? John Diefenbaker, who also became Prime Minister of Canada 47 years later!
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