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Guy Berthiaume announces departure from Library and Archives Canada

Guy Berthiaume
Photo by Michel Gagné

I was saddened to read in the introduction to the latest issue of Signatures Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada writing:

This issue of Signatures is the last for which I will have the pleasure of writing an introduction. Over the past four years, I have done so on eight occasions, and each time, I have been amazed at the depth and breadth of knowledge of my colleagues at LAC. In the very first issue of Signatures, I began my comments by recalling the words of Alexander von Humboldt: “I feel every day that you only work well if the people around you work better.” Today, with the experience I have gained during my time as the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, I do not believe I could say it any