Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Archives in Canada and Quebec - British ARA expresses 'deep concern'

Archives in Canada and Quebec - ARA expresses 'deep concern' After liasing with colleagues in Canada, The ARA has written to the Minister responsible for ‘Canadian Heritage and Official Languages’ to express the ARA’s ‘deep concern’ at the elimination of the National Archival Development Program and the impact this will have on archives across Canada and Quebec. Chair Martin Taylor wrote: 'The excellent work of the NADP is known around the world. It is effective and has delivered an excellent return on investment for the people of Canada. The loss of its expertise and its funding will be devastating to all who use, study or enjoy the priceless historical sources which the NADP has protected and made available'.

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