Service 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

  • Halifax – Public Service Point

    Address:
    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:

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

    Public 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

  • Winnipeg Office (public access by appointment only)

    Address:
    Library and Archives Canada – Winnipeg
    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 by appointment only:

    • Orientation services
    • Meeting with LAC reference specialists
    • On-site consultations on local collections

Vancouver

  • Vancouver – Public Service Point

    Address:
    6th floor, Vancouver Public Library
    350 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 6B4

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

    Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays.

    Public services offered:

    • Orientation services
    • Appointments with LAC reference specialists
    • Digital kiosk (access to LAC’s databases and other subscriptions databases)
    • Loans to other institutions
  • Vancouver Office (public access by appointment only)

    Address:
    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 by appointment only:

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