Signature of an agreement with Library and Archives Canada
Library and Archives Canada and Wikimedia Canada are proud to announce that they have just signed an over-arching agreement to work together in making the country's documentary heritage more accessible to Canadians and people around the world.
This agreement sets the framework for future projects and the organization of events such as edit-a-thons and scan-a-thons. As well, both institutions have agreed to share their expertise and collaborate on research. Specific projects will be announce in the coming months.
During the month of June, Wikimedia Canada is organizing Wiki Loves Earth in Canada. Wiki Loves Earth is an international photo competition to promote natural protected areas around the world. The goal of the contest is to put online as many pictures of recognized natural areas of Canada as possible during the month of June 2019 on Wikimedia Commons in order to share them, for free and under a free licence, with the world. For more information: Wiki Loves Earth/Home.
New mailing list for Wikimedia Canada
Wikimedia Canada has created a new mailing list for all discussions about the Wikimedia movement in Canada. The General mailing list of Wikimedia Canada is a centralized list for subscribers, participants and interested parties to discuss Wikimedia projects. General and important announcements from Wikimedia Canada will be posted to this list. Announcements from Wikimedia Canada will be bilingual but discussions can be in any language. To join this mailing list go to https://discussions.wikimedia.ca/lists/listinfo/general. To send messages to the mailing list: generaldiscussions.wikimedia.ca.