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

News & Upcoming Events


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)



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We Bring History to Life

Archives & Special Collections, Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick - UA PC6 no.4a -- Cornerstone laying ceremony for the new engineering building, 31 May 1900

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

Guidelines for Archives

CANB has published and sells a booklet on Guidelines for Archives in New Brunswick.


This bilingual booklet covers essential subjects on the archival profession:


  • Governance
  • Acquisition
  • Arrangement
  • Description
  • Preservation
  • Access
  • Awareness
  • Advocacy


The cost is only $20.00, payable by cash in advance, money order, or cheque.

Download the order form in .doc (77KB) or .pdf (70KB).