Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

June 17, 2011 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Official Opening of Library and Archives Canada's Nitrate Film Preservation Centre

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2011) - Library and Archives Canada invites the media to the official opening of the Nitrate Film Preservation Centre. The new facility will now be home to an impressive collection which consists of 5,575 reels of film, dating from as early as 1912, and approximately 600,000 photographic negatives.

Date:Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Time:1:30 p.m.
Location:Communications Research Centre Campus (CRC)
3701 Carling Avenue,
Shirley's Bay (exit Highway 417 at Moodie Drive)

Please note that a tour of the facility will be offered to the media after the opening ceremony.

IMPORTANCE NOTICE: Since the CRC is a secure site, we are asking that you please confirm your attendance no later than Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m.

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