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 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.


Explore the new MemoryBC 2.0

MemoryBC has been upgraded! The current version of AtoM 2 was installed on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31. Explore the new face of MemoryBC.

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: May 21, 2015

Archives Assistant - University of Northern British Columbia (Prince George, BC) job posted

The Northern BC Archives at the University of Northern British Columbia (Prince George, BC) has a 1 year term position (20 hours/week) available for an Archives Assistant. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will commence June 1, 2015.

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Posted: May 20, 2015

Archivist and Special Collections Librarian - Mount Royal University (Calgary, AB) job posted

Mount Royal University (Calgary, AB) is seeking an Archivist and Special Collections Librarian. This is a limited term, one year position, beginning in August 2015. The deadline for applications is May 27, 2015.

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Posted: May 14, 2015

Archives and Records Management Technician (YCW) - City of Westmount Archives (Westmount, QC)

The City of Westmount Archives (Westmount, QC) is seeking an Archives and Records Management Technician for a 6 month period, from September 2015 to March 2016. This is a Young Canada Works position. The deadline for applications is May 25th, 2015.

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Posted: May 08, 2015

Archives Assistant (YCW) - Western University (London, ON) job posted

Western University Libraries is seeking a student Archives Assistant to fill an 8 month full-time position. This is a Young Canada Works position. The deadline for applications is May 23rd, 2015.

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Posted: May 07, 2015

Archivist (YCW) - The Toronto Consort (Toronto, ON) job posted

The Toronto Consort is seeking a student to fill an Archivist position during the summer, starting between June 1st-22nd, for 8 weeks. This is a Young Canada Works position. No deadline is included in the position announcement; applications "will be considered for interview as they arrive."

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Posted: April 27, 2015

Archives Assistant (Young Canada Works) - Ottawa Jewish Archives (Ottawa, ON) job posted

The Ottawa Jewish Archives is seeking a student Archives Assistant for June and August 2015. This is a Young Canada Works position. The closing date for applications is 4pm Friday May 22nd, 2015

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