Our Canada, Our Stories -- Notre Canada, Nos Histoires
Start date: 1 July, 1997
End date: 31 December, 2018
To help Canadians of all ages and backgrounds record and preserve their personal, family and community stories, photos, letters, journals, diaries and other primary resources in perpetuity digitally and with donations of published work to Library and Archives Canada under the "Canada 150 Series" category.
Nature of the Project Reach
We want to help Canadians of all ages and backgrounds including the 8% or more who live outside Canada record and preserve their stories and primary historical resources.
1. To help Canadians record their stories. 2. To help Canadians digitize and upload copies of letters, journals, diaries, photo albums, scrapbooks and other primary documents. 3. To help Canadians donate published works to Library and Archives Canada. 4. To provide a family and national legacy for generations to come. 5. To improve understanding within families and communities through the mutual exchange of stories. 6. To enhance Canadian unity through a sense of national pride and a more profound celebration of the contributions of Canadians from diverse backgrounds.
We are a highly collaborative project. We would like 150 partners so that each partner's members can participate more fully in the project and preserve their contributions forever.