Library and Archives Canada (LAC) announced the recipients of the Documentary Heritage Community Program, and twelve are from BC.
This year, LAC will provide $1.5 million to support 52 projects (including 47 new projects) by archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada.
The BC projects that received funding are:
- At Risk: Preserving Our Most Vulnerable Fonds (Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre), Burnaby, $14,999;
- Home Run at Powell Street (Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre), Burnaby, $47,906;
- Lakes District Museum Digitization Project (Lakes District Museum Society), Burns Lake, $24,977;
- Indigenous and Community Capacity Building: Archives Regional Training and Development Clinic in North-West Coastal British Columbia (Archives Association of British Columbia), Port Coquitlam, $9,102;
- Indigenous and Community Capacity Building: Archives Regional Training and Development Clinics (Archives Association of British Columbia), Port Coquitlam,$21,194;
- Digital Preservation of Archive Collection (The Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society), Revelstoke, $21,692;
- Canadian Pacific Railway Revelstoke Division Accident Reports Digitization Project (Revelstoke Museum & Archives Association), Revelstoke, $14,490;
- Map Preservation/Digitization (Rossland Historical Museum Association), Rossland, $15,249;
- Ready To Be Written: Western Front’s Digital Preservation and Migration Project (Western Front), Vancouver, $24,998;
- BC Soccer Archives Digitization and Access Project (British Columbia Soccer Association), Vancouver, $24,075;
- The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre’s Increasing Access to Holocaust Symposia and Events Project (Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre), Vancouver, $8,102;
- Canadian Jewish Congress – Pacific Region Fonds – Processing (Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia), Vancouver, $16,180.