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: April 25, 2015

Archivist (Young Canada Works) - Concordia University Records Management and Archives (Montreal, QC) job posted

Concordia University's Records Management and Archives (Mtl, QC) is seeking a summer student Archivist via Young Canada Works, from June 8th to August 14, 2015. The deadline for applications is May 8th, 2015.

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Posted: April 25, 2015

Records Management Analyst - BCLC Kamloops (Kamloops, BC) job posted

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is seeking a Records Management Analyst for its Kamloops office. There is no official closing date for applications.

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Posted: April 22, 2015

Archives Assistant - Health Sciences Centre Archives/Museum (Winnipeg, MB) job posted

Health Sciences Centre Archives/Museum is seeking a summer Archives Assistant, from May 19th to August 21st, 2015. This is a position offered via the Young Canada Works program. The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2015.

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Posted: April 18, 2015

Department Head, Library and Archives - Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, ON) job posted

The Royal Ontario Museum is seeking a Department Head for the Library and Archives. The closing date for applications is May 15th, 2015.

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Posted: April 18, 2015

Archive Assistant - Open Space Arts Society (Victoria, BC) job posted

The Open Space Arts Society (Victoria, BC) is seeking a summer Archive Assistant. This is a Young Canada Works postition open to students between 16-30 years of age. The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 30, 2015, before 5pm.

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Posted: April 14, 2015

Associate University Librarian (Archives) (Memorial University, St. John's Nfld) job posted

Memorial University (St. John's, Nfld) is hiring an Associate University Librarian (Archives). No deadline for the application process is currently listed.

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