The Builders with Leslie Weir
September 2, 2020
The latest episode of The Builders, Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna’s podcast, is a conversation with Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada.
Leslie Weir is the first woman to be appointed lead Library and Archives Canada. Leslie is leading the federal government’s partnership – with the Ottawa Public Library – to deliver the new world-class library and archives facility. While serving as President of Canadiana.org, Leslie oversaw the introduction of the Heritage Project to digitize and make openly accessible some 60 million Heritage archival images! So, if you’re a fan of public libraries, community spaces, information sharing, history, culture, technology and innovation – stay tuned!
The Builders with Catherine McKenna
Podcasting from Ottawa Centre – the heart of Canada’s capital city – featuring conversations with incredible people whose vision, talents and hard work are making our riding and city a fantastic place to live, work and play. Catherine McKenna is the Member of Parliament of Ottawa Centre and the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. A mom of three, Catherine is a long-time resident of the Glebe.