The national archival portal maintained by the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA)
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What is it
ARCHIVESCANADA.ca – National database
A joint initiative of CCA, the Provincial and Territorial Archival Networks, and Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
All archival descriptions and links contained in the searchable database are provided by provincial and territorial councils, their members, and LAC.
Objective & Background
Provide the Canadian public greater access to the documentary heritage held by archives in this country.
— Our Story
— Our Method
— Our Initiative
Established and continuing to grow with the support of the Canadian Council of Archives, Library and Archives Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Program. “We need more information about our history, our culture and our heritage,” said Minister of Canadian Heritage, Sheila Copps, in launching the initiative back in 2001.