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Il n’y a pas si longtemps, les archives étaient perçues comme le domaine exclusif des professeurs d’université, des historiens et autres spécialistes de la recherche. Elles étaient jugées importantes et impressionnantes, mais ne semblaient pas correspondre au genre d’information dont le Canadien moyen pouvait avoir besoin. Bien sûr, cette perception a changé considérablement au cours des vingt dernières années, tout comme les technologies de l’information et les archives elles-mêmes. En raison du regain d’intérêt accordé à l’histoire canadienne, au patrimoine local et à l’engagement social, on reconnaît mieux maintenant le rôle indispensable que jouent les archives en permettant d’accéder à des idées, des informations et des expériences novatrices.

Dans ses démarches visant à rallier le plus large soutien possible au renouvellement du financement fédéral, le CCA est à la recherche de témoignages de différents types d’utilisateurs d’archives. Quel est l’impact des archives sur ces utilisateurs ? Comment les archives influencent-elles et améliorent-elles leur vie, leur travail et leurs loisirs? Veuillez faire parvenir vos témoignages à l’adresse suivante : cnichols@archivescanada.ca.

Reconstituer le portrait d’un héros grâce aux archives

Terre-Neuve et la Couronne britannique : des relations houleuses

Le fonds d’archives d’un collège pour jeunes filles traité grâce à une subvention : des bénéfices pour la collectivité

Un cimetière oublié retrouve sa dignité grâce aux archives

L’aide financière aux archives doit être maintenue

L’histoire médicale de ses ancêtres à la rescousse d’un malade

Les archives renforcent le sentiment de fierté dans une collectivité

De l’importance des archives

Les archives nous aident à écrire l'histoire locale

Les archives : une partie importante de ma vie

Grâce aux archives, il est possible de reconstituer l'histoire de nos communautés

Archives canadiennes : cette musique douce aux oreilles

Quand les yeux des Irlandais nous sourient aux Archives de l'Archidiocèse de St. John's

Nourrir un intérêt pour l'histoire

Dans les écoles de Colombie-Britannique, des étudiants interprètent le témoignage des archives

Archives communautaires : comment faire beaucoup avec peu

Des trésors nationaux dans le coffre à souvenirs de votre grand-mère ?

"That the Provincial and Territorial Archivists affirm their support of the CCA and commit to work towards its renewal to ensure its viability and capacity to provide archival leadership in Canada, including strategic planning for the archival system, the development and realization of Archives Canada and other archival Programmes of benefit to Canadians."

NPTAC meeting in Ottawa - May 8, 2004

"The ACA affirms its support of the CCA and commits to work towards its renewal to ensure its viability and capacity to provide archival leadership in Canada, including strategic planning for the archival system, the development and realization of Archives Canada and other archival Programmes of benefit to Canadians."

Association of Canadian Archivists Annual General Meeting
Montreal - May 29, 2004

"The Public Archives of Nova Scotia (PANS) Board of Trustees hereby endorses in principle the renewal and strengthening of federal support for the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) and its role in leading and coordinating the continuing development of the Canadian archival system."

Approved unanimously at the
PANS Board of Trustees meeting - June 23, 2004

"As we look towards the future, the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) and its Programmes will become increasing significant in preserving and promoting a distinctive and vibrant Canadian identity."

Ian Forsyth, Archivist,
Simon Fraser University

"… There is absolutely no doubt that little if any of the progress we would no doubt have made anyway would have extended to those small but significant institutions (and their communities) without the help of CCA. Important standards have been developed. Above all, efforts have been made to establish networks, which are absolutely necessary in order effectively to preserve and communicate the archival documentary heritage in this day and age. Indeed, as Wilfred Smith wrote in his famous article on "total archives in Canada, a national system of archives is a necessary condition for preserving a wholesome archival heritage. CCA is the idea vehicle with which to build these networks."

Terry Eastwood, Member of the
Canadian Archival Community since 1973.

"… Receipt of this funding will truly enable us to preserve and present this tremendous visual history not only to our staff and researchers, but to the general public as well - a task we would not have been able to accomplish without your valuable financial support."

Erica Hernandez, Heritage Collections Officer
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

"… Members of the AMA congratulate the CCA Board for its leadership and commitment, on our behalf. "

Jody Baltessen
Chair, Association for Manitoba Archives
June 2004

"The Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA) affirms its strong support for the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA) and the co-operative structure of the Canadian archival system. The SCAA fully supports the CCA and the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) in their efforts to ensure future sustainability of this system, and commits to assisting them in this endeavour."

Passed unanimously
at the June 2004 SCAA AGM.

Without the assistance of CCA services, I would not be a practicing archivist. Control of Holdings Grants have enabled me to upgrade my training, to establish several institutional archives, and to employ RAD standards. The Manitoba Museum Archives would not have been created at all without CCA support … The Carberry Plains Archives would not have its complete holdings now under RAD descriptions and posted on CAIN. The Girl Guides Archives (Manitoba Council) would have neither intellectual control, nor accessibility ….I have benefited enormously from the workshops, seminars, collegiality, and grants. So have the invaluable archives in Manitoba. Indeed, I hope these creative conditions continue for a very long time. Thank you so much for these opportunities.

B.Pyke, Archivist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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