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Ottawa Public Library / Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility Design

On January 23, 2020, the City of Ottawa and the Government of Canada revealed the proposed architectural design for the Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility.


News January 26, 2020 

LAC Announces Recipients of $2.3 Million in Funding to Preserve Indigenous Culture and Languages

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) this week announced the funding of 31 projects through the Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative “to help Indigenous organizations to digitize their existing culture and language recordings, and build the skills, knowledge and resources they need to carry out this work in their communities.”


News January 8, 2020 

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Launches Call for Applications for 2020-21 Funding for Small Libraries

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce that its third application cycle for library subscription funding has begun.


News November 26, 2019 

Call for Proposals: Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) 2020-21

The Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) aims to ensure that Canada’s continuing memory is documented and accessible to current and future generations.


News October 30, 2019 

Summary Report on LAC Forum with University Partners on Disruptive Technologies

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has released a summary report from the Second LAC Forum with University Partners on Disruptive Technologies in Memory Institutions and Academia, held in March 2019 in Ottawa.


News July 22, 2019 

Reflections on Serving on the 2018-19 LAC Youth Advisory Council

Erica Vanden Bosch on her experience as a member of the 2018-2019 Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Youth Advisory Council.


Blog July 12, 2019 

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Reveals Design of New Preservation Facility

When the new facility opens in 2022, it will be the first “net-zero carbon” facility dedicated to archival preservation in the Americas.


News June 18, 2019 

Call for Artist Residency: Library and Archives Canada + Archive/Counter-Archive

A unique experience to engage with audiovisual archival materials. Timeline: 3 months in Fall 2019 (Sept 15th – Dec 15th) Location: Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa Ontario Canada Support: …


News June 10, 2019 

Leslie Weir appointed as Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Leslie Weir will be the first woman to become Librarian and Archivist of Canada since the merging of these two institutions.


News May 27, 2019 

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Announces Recipients of the 2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP)

In 2019-20, Library and Archives Canada will provide $1.5 million to support 52 projects by archives, libraries, and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada.


News April 11, 2019