Tag Archives: Library and Archives Canada

New books in LAC’s Genealogy Services Collection

Library and Archives Canada posted on its blog a list of new books available in its Genealogy Services Collection. Among the books listed, the following are about Quebec and Quebec families. Family Histories L’ancêtre des familles Kirouac en Amérique, son épouse et leurs fils : … Continue reading

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Day one for new Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Library and Archives Canada today welcomes Dr. Guy Berthiaume, the new Librarian and Archivist of Canada. He had served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec since June 22, 2009. Details about Dr. Berthiaume’s background … Continue reading

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New LAC head speaks about challenges, budget cuts, and digitization

In an interview with the Montreal Gazette, Guy Berthiaume, the new head of Library and Archives Canada, shared his vision for LAC and reflected on what his five years as chairman and director at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec … Continue reading

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New head at LAC will face challenges

The Montreal Gazette and other Southam newspapers, including the Ottawa Citizen and Saskatoon Star Phoenix, published an article this morning about the newly appointed head of Library and Archives Canada, Guy Berthiaume. The former president of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales … Continue reading

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Government announces new head at Library and Archives Canada

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced the appointment of  Guy Berthiaume  as the Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years, effective June 23, 2014. Dr. Berthiaume has been president and chief executive officer of the Bibliothèque … Continue reading

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LAC re-designs genealogy section of its website

Library and Archives Canada has re-designed the Genealogy and Family History section on its website. The layout is now better organized and better suited to the way most genealogists think and conduct their research. The new main sections are Where to … Continue reading

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LAC posts photos of Residential Schools

Library and Archives Canada has published photos online from its collection on Residential Schools, taken between 1885 and 1996. The first set of photos posted were taken in Alberta, with plans to post photos from other provinces throughout the year.

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