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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New workshop: Describing Archives using RAD

The AABC is very pleased to announce a new workshop to be held at the Kelowna Museums, coming up on October 15th.


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: June 29, 2015

Document Management / Archival Specialist - North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission (North Vancouver, BC) job posted

The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission (North Vancouver, BC) is seeking a Document Management/Archival Specialist to assist the NVRC as it prepares for the implementation of a new electronic document management system. This is a contract position, approxmately 20-35 hours per week, running from August 3 to December 11, 2015.

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Posted: June 18, 2015

Archivist - City of Richmond (Richmond, BC) job posted

The City of Richmond (Richmond, BC) is seeking to fill a full-time Archivist position. The deadline for applications is 11:59pm, on July 16, 2015.

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Posted: June 11, 2015

Executive Director - South Peace Regional Archives (Grande Prairie, AB) job posted

South Peace Regional Archives, which covers six municipal districts in the south Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta, is seeking a new Executive Director. This is a full time, permanent position. The deadline for applications is July 30th, 2015.

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Posted: June 06, 2015

Lecturer - UBC School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (Vancouver, BC) job posted

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS the iSchool@ubc) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a 12-Month Lecturer position for a 1-year term appointment commencing as early as August 1, 2015. The successful candidate will have a teaching and research interest/experience in the area of technology and information. The deadline for applications is July 6, 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 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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