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CNSA is hiring!

We are looking for a MemoryNS Technical & Training Coordinator! This project will help build and enhance our MemoryNS descriptive database. Please see the position description for more details, and feel free to contact the CNSA office with any questions.

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Registration open now – CNSA 2019 conference

The Board and Education Committee of the CNSA invite you to register for the 2019 spring conference, “Beyond the Record”, which will take place on May 9-10, 2019, at Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax. Please visit the event page to register and learn more information. We look forward to seeing everyone back in Halifax in…

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Introduction to the Rules for Archival Description (RAD)

We are very pleased to open registration for our first workshop of 2019! With special guest, former Archives Advisor, Jamie Serran. It will be offered over 2 days from January 31st – February 1st, 2019 at the Halifax Municipal Archives in Dartmouth. This workshop has been revamped and is going to focus on the practical…

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Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning Workshop

We are very pleased to open registration for our last workshop of 2018! With special guest, former Archives Advisor, Jamie Serran. The Core Curriculum “Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning” workshop will be offered over 2 days from December 10-11, 2018 at the beautiful Colchester Historeum in Truro! Cost is $125 for CNSA members. Registration and payment…

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Launch of LAMNS

We warmly welcome you to join us in celebrating the launch of our new collaborative network in Nova Scotia, with Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Dr. Guy Berthiaume. The launch of LAMNS (Libraries, Archives & Museums Nova Scotia) is happening on Tuesday, November 20th at the Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax from 10:00-11:30am. Refreshments will…

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Annual Conference 2014

At Your Service: Balancing Access and Outreach in Archives Dates: May 29-30, 2014 Location: Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, NS Registration is now open! Register before May 9, 2014 for the discounted rate! Payment options are cheque, cash, or PayPal (available with online registration only) You can register online by filling out the form located here:…

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Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Fair 2013

The Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Fair was held at Pier 21 on 31 May 2013 and, for the fourth year, the CNSA presented a prize for the best use of primary sources for a history project. This year’s recipient was Sarah Kittilsen for her project “She was There and She Survived” which focused on her…

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Dr. Phyllis R. Blakeley Award 2013 – Highland Village Museum

The winner of the 2013 Dr. Phyllis R. Blakeley Award was the Highland Village Museum for their project An Drochaid Eadarainn / The Bridge Between Us. The Bridge Between Us was a collaborative project initiated by the Nova Scotia Highland Village Society in collaboration with a number of community partners, including the Muncipality of Victoria…

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Anna Hamilton Memorial Award 2013 – Ken Dodsworth

The 2013 Anna Hamilton Award was presented to Ken Dodsworth from the Fort Sackville Foundation. Ken has volunteered with the Foundation for the last 18 years during which time he’s managed their large photographic collections, worked on their website, helped to develop promotional material, served in various positions on the Foundation’s board, and attended Council…

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