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Beginning in May 2004, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) was created as a new national knowledge institution for Canada by bringing together the National Library of Canada and the National Archives of Canada, as well as a national museum (the Portrait Gallery of Canada)-and building beyond them, which brought together two institutions that had much in common and excellent material, services and programming to bring to Canadians. Canada has attracted substantial attention as the first major industrialized country to pursue this approach.

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