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Information Division [textual record]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.02 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of rough drafts of the contribution of various fields to the 1976-77 Annual Report (Volume 1570). Also included are files from other activities of the Division, including the publication of the Canada Handbook, the use of photographs, the technical aspects of publishing, publicity for publications and departmental liaison activities (see accession 1984-85/534)

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
32: Restricted by law
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Finding aid 31-13 is a typed file list relating to volume 1570. 31-13 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

The Information Division was responsible for providing information on departmental programs and services. The field also developed public relations programs in support of Statistics Canada objectives. In this role, the field oversaw the publication of the Canada Year Book, Handbook Canada, the Statistics Canada Daily. Its predecessor, the Information Services Division was created in April 1948, by the amalgamation of the group working in the Canadian Statistical Review with the Press and Publicity Section and the Distribution Unit. RG 31 General Inventory; Statistics Canada Annual Reports; David A Worton, The Dominion Bureau of Statistics: A history of Canada's Central Statistics Office and its antecedents, 1841-1972"; "Organization of the Government of Canada".

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

Further accruals are expected.


Related control no.

1. 1984-85/534 GAD
2. RG31-2