Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) helps Canadians gain a better understanding of who they are. It serves as the continuing memory of the federal government and its institutions and as the guardian of Canada’s distant past and recent history. Discover who we are and what we do.

Library and Archives Canada highlights National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Come join an event featuring the documentary Honour to Senator Murray Sinclair by director Alanis Obomsawin.

General register of Chinese immigration

Preparing the 1931 Census

Follow our progress and find out how we are to going to provide a fully-searchable census

Services for publishers

Find out about Canadian publishers, International standard numbers (ISBN, ISSN, ISMN), CIP data and Legal deposit

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