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What's New

New digitized reels: border entry records, 1908-1918 and 1925-1935

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce that you can now access 121,302 new images of immigration records on our website.

Before 1908, people were able to move freely across the border from the United States into Canada. Beginning in that year, entry ports were established along the border. From 1908 to 1918, and from 1925 to 1935, border entry records were compiled in a list format to record the names of immigrants.

By providing these images online, LAC is now offering all immigration records containing nominal information for immigrants from 1865 to 1935 in its custody. Discover these valuable resources with the Microform Digitization research tool, which allows you to browse, page by page, the border entry records.

For more information, please contact webservices@bac-lac.gc.ca.