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Friday, August 5 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
410 - The New Approach to Government Records in the Canadian Federal Government

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In the fall of 2014, the Auditor General of Canada issued a report identifying major gaps in Library and Archives Canada's government records program. LAC had to find a way to address a backlog consisting of 98,074 containers and provide disposition coverage to all federal government institutions. The speakers discuss the impact of the Auditor General report, implementation of solutions, and lessons learned.


Michael M. Dufresne

Archivist, Library and Archives Canada
Have been an archivist, primarily in Government Records, for over 12 years. Have been helping to form and implement a new regime of government-records appraisal (the subject of the proposed talk). Former Managing Editor of the journal, Archivaria.


Nathalie Villeneuve

Director, Exhibitions and Online Content, Library and Archives Canada
Nathalie Villeneuve holds a Master's degree, specializing in the history of New France. She was a government records archivist for a few years before she became the manager of archival teams responsible for issuing disposition authorizations to Government of Canada institutions; acquisition... Read More →

Friday August 5, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 208/209 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303