Welcome to the Archives Association of British Columbia

The Archives Association of British Columbia represents individual and institutional members, maintains resources for the public and the archival community, and advocate for Archives in the province.

Are you searching for archives?  Please visit MemoryBC.ca, our portal to descriptions of archival materials preserved in repositories throughout the province.

Our mission is to foster the development of the provincial archival community in order to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage.  We assist the community through our Educational Advisory, Preservation, and Network Services and maintenance of the provincial catalogue (MemoryBC.ca).  See the About Us section for further details and how to contact us.

Honourary Patron: The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

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AABC 2015 Conference Registration Now Open

The AABC Conference Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 conference and workshop. Please visit the AABC 2015 Conference page for further details and to register online.


AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package Now Available

The AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package (bookmarked PDF) is now available for downloading on the AGM 2015 page.


Geting Ready for Formal Launch of MemoryBC 2.0

In preparation for the formal launch of MemoryBC 2.0 at the AABC 2015 Conference in April, the current version of AtoM 2 was installed on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31.

Please report any issues with adding or editing records to the BCANS Coordinator.


AABC Letter to Minister Moore Re NADP

The Archives Association of BC sent a letter to Heritage Minister James Moore regarding possible reinstatement of the National Archival Development Program (NADP).


Posted: March 31, 2015

Library Archivist (University of Toronto Scarborough, ON) job posted

The Library Archivist (University of Toronto Scarborough, ON) is hiring a Library Archivist. The closing date for applications is April 7, 2015 at 11:59 pm EDT.

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Posted: March 29, 2015

Archives Clerical Assistant, Temporary (City of Edmonton Archives) job posted

The City of Edmonton Archives is looking for a motivated, energetic and self-starting summer student who is interested in learning about archives. This position is subject to the receipt of a Young Canada Works (YCW) grant. YCW applicants must be under 30, Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, and returning to school in the September. The closing date for applications is April 7, 2015.

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Posted: March 26, 2015

Archives Assistant (Jewish Museum & Archives of BC, Vancouver) job posted

The Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia (JMABC), administered by the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia (JHSBC), is seeking an Archives Assistant for the digitization of the Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams collection. This project will commence May 4, 2015 and end August 6, 2015. The closing date for applications is April 9, 2015.

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Posted: March 25, 2015

Archivist (City of Ottawa, ON) job posted

The City of Ottawa is hiring an archivist. The deadline for applications is April 9, 2015.

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Posted: March 22, 2015

Archives Coordinator (Simpcw First Nation, Barriere) job posted

The Simpcw First Nation in Barriere is hiring an Archives Coordinator. The closing date for applications is April 17, 2015 at 4 pm.

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Posted: March 13, 2015

World War Commemorations Community Fund

From 2014 to 2020 , Canada is marking the centennial of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the Second World War. The World War Commemorations Community Fund is a year-long funding initiative, starting on April 1, 2015 and ending on March 31, 2016. The deadline for applications is April 2, 2015

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