From the Canadian Press (via Macleans)
Across Canada, efforts are being made to digitize some of our oldest and more important historical documents so they can be preserved indefinitely and accessed online by anyone across the country, or even around the world.
“It provides citizens with more knowledge about their country, it provides them with a deeper understanding of where they come from — that to me is really important,” said Lynn Copeland, president of Canadiana.ca.
“We don’t have the $50 million or whatever grand sum of money we might want from government but in general I’d say they’re supportive in principle,” Copeland said.
“Our primary funder at the moment are the libraries and we’re working in partnership with them.”
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