Featured Exhibit: Heritage Passages: Bytown & the Rideau Canal
Screenshot of the Heritage Passages website
Made possible by the Virtual Museum of Canada
Collection Highlights Main Street: Heritage Canada Foundation fonds
Friday, November 21, 2014

In the mid-1970s, in the wake of suburbanization and urban renewal planning programs that preferred new development to old buildings, small towns -- and large downtowns -- were struggling. Affordable and accessible suburban malls were drawing traffic away from traditional downtown shopping areas. These downtown streets were often the economic and historic centre of a town, and the loss of business to the suburbs, combined with past and present new development, posed deep problems.


News Carleton thanks the Fakirani Family for its donation to the Ugandan Asian Archives
Thursday, June 26, 2014

In 1972, Hassanali and Sakinabai Fakirani along with 60,000 other Ugandan Asians were forced from their homes by Uganda’s dictator Idi Amin. Hassanali, Sakinabai and 6,000 others entered Canada as refugees.


News April is Poetry Month!
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Archives and Research Collections has created a number of small exhibits highlighting some of the material in the Modern Poetry Collection. Poetry broadsides, oddities, and mongraphs are on display on the 5th floor. Why not stop by?