Archives Week 2008

Archives Awareness Week: April 7-13, 2008

WHEREAS, the rich history of the City of Ottawa and the nation’s capital is held in safekeeping in the City Archives and other local Archives; and

WHEREAS, the City of Ottawa desires that its residents share in the enjoyment and use of the significant City Archives collection, soon to be housed in a new facility; and  

WHEREAS, various Archives in Ontario celebrate “Archives Awareness Week” in April; and

WHEREAS, the City of Ottawa recognizes its Archives as critical to preserving our heritage and creating a legacy for future generations;

THEREFORE, I, Larry O'Brien, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, do hereby proclaim 
April 7-13, 2008 as Archives Awareness Week in the City of Ottawa.