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Digital Resources

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Aboriginal Documentary Heritage
This Web exhibition recounts first-hand information illustrating the complex and often contentious relationship between the Canadian government and Canada's Aboriginal people from the late 1700s to the mid-20th century.

Aboriginal Peoples - Guide to the Records of the Government of Canada
This guide provides an overview of Aboriginal history in Canada. It also explains the organization of the documents related to Aboriginal history held by LAC.

Abortion (Thematic Guide)
This guide consists of specific archival references relating to abortion in Canada.

Anti-slavery Issues in Canada, 1830-1870: A Selective Bibliography
The following is a list of materials held by Library and Archives Canada on the anti-slavery movement in Canada between approximately 1830 and 1870.

ARCHIVED - The Anti-Slavery Movement in Canada
In 2001, at the invitation of the J'Nikira Dinqinesh Education Centre, the National Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada, now Library and Archives Canada, commemorated the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Anti-Slavery Society of Canada in 1851 with this exhibition based on the collections of the two institutions.

Avro Arrow (CF-105) (Thematic Guide)
This guide consists of specific references to government sources on the CF-105, the Avro Arrow. While the Arrow had a very short existence, the project directly involved three government departments. The records in this guide are identified accordingly, beginning with the records of executive decision making at the Privy Council Office, followed by the Records of the Department of National Defence with overall responsibility for the project, and finally the Records of the Department of Defence Production, charged with the administration of the contract between the Crown and A.V. Roe. In addition, the researcher will find references to Sessional Papers from the House of Commons. These papers relate to the political debate triggered by the decision to cancel the project.

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The Battle of Passchendaele: Resources at Library and Archives Canada
This portal brings together the online resources of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) for the Battle of Passchendaele, including photographs, maps, war diaries and stories of soldiers who fought in the battle. Other LAC online exhibitions about the First World War and resources about Canada and War are also highlighted in this portal.

ARCHIVED - Building a Just Society: A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms
A Web exhibition created to mark the 25th anniversary in 2007 of the Constitution Act, 1982 and the establishment of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The exhibition features essays by a group of distinguished contributors, including the Hon. Mr. Justice Michel Bastarache, the Hon. Peter Lougheed, George Elliott Clarke, Irshad Manji, Julius Grey, and Severn Cullis-Suzuki.

ARCHIVED - By Executive Decree
Featuring historical documents of the Privy Council Office, together with photographs, maps and documentary art, this Web exhibition looks at Canadian history through the operations of the Executive Branch of government.

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