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 Letter to Minister Moore Re Appointment of Librarian and Archivist of Canada

The Archives Association of BC sent a letter to Heritage Minister James Moore (July 15, 2013 prior to the Cabinet change) regarding the appointment of a new Librarian and Archivist of Canada.


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 17, 2014

Technician of Records and Library, Law Society of BC job posted

The Law Society of BC is hiring a Technician of Records and Library. The closing date for applications is April 30, 2014.

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Posted: April 16, 2014

Reference Historian, Temporary (North Vancouver) job posted

The North Vancouver Museum & Archives (NVMA) is seeking to fill a temporary Reference Historian position. The successful candidate will provide public service in the Archives' Research Room and outreach services to promote awareness of the organization and its collections. The position would be ideal for a student part-way through an archival or information studies program and would like to gain practical experience in a community archives setting. The deadline for applications is April 28, 2014 at 5 p.m.

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Posted: April 16, 2014

Archivist (Vancouver) job posted

The University of British Columbia Library is seeking an Archivist for its Rare Books and Special Collections. The closing date for applications is May 16, 2014 by midnight.

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Posted: April 10, 2014

iSchool@UBC launches continuing education program

The iSchool@UBC (School of Library, Archival and Information Science) is introducing a continuing education program.

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Posted: April 09, 2014

B.C. Northwest Regional Group AGM 2014 information posted

A summary of activities from the B.C. Northwest Regional Group submitted as part of the 2014 Annual General Meeting is now available as a separate download.

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Posted: April 07, 2014

Museum Summer Assistant, Temporary (Oliver) job posted

Oliver and District Heritage Society is currently seeking 2 Museum Summer Assistants to join our team for the 2014 summer season. In addition to meeting the Young Canada Works criteria, candidates must also be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory. The closing date for applications is April 25, 2014.

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