University Avenue, Fredericton – in the spring freshet of 1887 (PANB P4-2-07)

News & Upcoming Events

Meeting with the Minister of Tourism, Heritage & Culture

Joanna, Fred and I had an opportunity to meet with the Honorable Trevor Holder on April 16th. Find out more on our Blog



Have you seen our new database for archival descriptions? We've already added 1, 300+ descriptions!! We hope to increase the presence and visibility of the New Brunswick archival community on the internet. Check it out here!


AGM Announcement

We are proud to announce our Annual General Meeting for 2014! This year's workshop will introduce participants to CANBArchives, our new web-based open-sourced database for archival descriptions in the province. Please check the AGM 2014 tab for more information on the workshop, the AGM schedule and agenda, and registration information. 


2014 - 2015 Membership

It is now time to renew your membership to CANB for the 2014-2015 fiscal year! There are many benefits of joining the Council of Archives New Brunswick.  Join or Renew by submitting a Membership Form to the CANB Today! (click to download)



We Bring History to Life

Centre d'Útudes acadiennes - PB2-1 -- Group of elderly persons from Caraquet including several rioters, Louis Mailloux Riot, 1875

Our mandate is to serve the archival community of the province of New Brunswick.

Executive Committee

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council of Archives New Brunswick are elected on a two-year term basis. The executive elections are conducted at the annual general meeting.

The current executive (in place until May 2014):

Joanna Aiton Kerr
Records Manager
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB

Past President

Vice President
Carl Eisan
Centre d'études acadiennes Anselme-Chiasson
Moncton, NB


David Mawhinney
Mount Allison University Archives 
Sackville, NB


Felicity Osepchook
New Brunswick Museum
Saint John, NB


Member at Large - AtoM
Amanda Tomé
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB

Ex-officio Member

Fred Farrell
Manager, Private Sector Records
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB