Preserving Canada's Memory - Halifax

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 11:30 - 14:00

Where: Halifax

On February 22, 2012, Canada’s Public Policy Forum and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) convened leaders from the private, public and non-profit sectors in Halifax to explore how Canada’s memory institutions might best identify, preserve and share this country’s documentary heritage in a digital age. Roundtable participants were asked to explore key policy questions, including: what kinds of information and documents should memory institutions preserve? What tools might be used to share this documentary heritage with Canadians? And, should all information be made public? The Halifax roundtable summary report explores some of the key themes, case studies and issues that were discussed during the session that need to be examined further by senior leaders in all sectors.

For more information on Preserving Canada's Memory, please visit the project webpage or contact:

James Mclean
Research Associate
(613) 238-7858 ext. 225


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