Services Points Outside of Ottawa

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) currently provides client services in Ottawa.

You may also book an appointment with our staff in Halifax, Winnipeg or Vancouver.

Halifax

New address (as of May 31, 2017)

Library and Archives Canada – Halifax
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4P7

Telephone: 902-426-4031
Fax: 902-426-8970
Email: bac.referenceatlantic-atlanticreference.lac@canada.ca

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Atlantic Time, Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays. 

The collection: Halifax does not hold any LAC collection materials on-site.

Services offered:

  • Orientation services
  • Appointments with LAC reference specialists
  • Digital kiosk (access to LAC’s databases and other subscriptions databases)
  • Loans to other institutions

Winnipeg

Address:
Library and Archives Canada
Central Canada Regional Service Centre
1700 Inkster Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2X 2T1

Telephone: 204-984-1469
Fax: 204-984-4074
Email: bac.referencewinnipeg-winnipegreference.lac@canada.ca

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Central Time, Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays. Visits by appointment only.

The collection: The Winnipeg office holds archival records of federal government offices in northwestern Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. Highlights from the collection include records from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration, Parks Canada, Canadian National Railways, Correctional Services Canada and the Canadian Grain Commission.

Services offered:

  • Orientation services by appointment only
  • Appointments with LAC reference specialists
  • On-site consultations on local collections by appointment only

Vancouver

New address (as of May 16, 2017)

Library and Archives Canada – Vancouver
Library Square Tower
300 West Georgia Street, Suite 420
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 6B4

Telephone: 604-666-9699
Fax: 604-666-4990
Email: bac.referencevancouver-vancouverreference.lac@canada.ca

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays. Visits by appointment only.

The collection: LAC's Vancouver office holds archival records created by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and its predecessor departments in British Columbia and Yukon.

Services offered:

  • Orientation services by appointment only
  • Appointments with LAC reference specialists
  • On-site consultations on local collections by appointment only
  • Digital kiosk (access to LAC’s databases and other subscriptions databases)
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