Advocacy alert – archive service at risk

The Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists has organised a great campaign in support of the City of Regina Archives, currently under threat of extreme budget cuts as it has been identified as a “discretionary item that is not a core service for the City of Regina”.

Councils Come And Go: Archivists Make Them Last ForeverThe website allows you to send an e-postcard to the City Council’s Finance and Administration Committee, which meets on 8th May to debate the report. It only takes a couple of minutes to do and you can personalise the message. Please consider supporting our Canadian colleagues by sending a postcard or an email – I’m sure international interest in this issue will be a huge help.