Today, as Parliament reconvenes, publication of Meet Heritage Minister Joly, Ottawa’s new political powerhouse in The Hill Times comes at a moment for maximum impact.
"With numerous big NCC projects underway and Canada’s 150th celebrations on the horizon, Ottawa is set to become a ‘critical file’ for the minister from Montreal, say insiders."Mentioned are the potential partnership between the Library and Archives Canada and the Ottawa Public Library for a new central branch and the resurrected idea of a National Portrait Gallery, an LAC initiative mothballed if not killed by the previous government.
That's timely as today at 12:15 at 395 Wellington Sarah Jennings is "in conversation with" Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, the first of a new Signatures Series features original interviews with individuals who provide insights into parts of the LAC collection -- registration required.