Thursday, September 16th, 2021 "Lost and Fonds: Declassification of Government Documents in Canada"

Thursday, September 16, 20212:00PM - 4:00PMOnline Event, Online Event


Former NATO archivist Paul Marsden recently published an article in the Literary Review of Canada that explored the state of the declassification of government documents in Canada, a topic of importance to historians and those concerned about transparency in the making of national security policy. Where do we go next? Marsden joins a group of academics, archivists, and policymakers in a Zoom discussion.


Paul Marsden
Former military archivist for Library and Archives Canada and NATO

Isabel Campbell
Department of National Defence

Tim Sayle
Director, International Relations Program, Trinity College

Senator Peter Boehm
Senate of Canada

Ian Wilson
Former National Archivist of Canada

Thomas Juneau
University of Ottawa

Susan Colbourn
Duke University

Allison Knight
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada

Daniel German
Library and Archives Canada

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