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Explore CCI's New Website

Explore CCI's New Website

CCI's new website is organized to help you easily find the information you need to care for your objects and collections, to request CCI services and to participate in professional development opportunities. Connect with us on Facebook to let us know what you think. More->>>

World War I Flag

World War I Flag

Before and after photos of conservation of 82 Overseas Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force World War I flag from the Firefighters Museum of Calgary. CCI is accepting applications for requests for conservation treatment services in 2015-2016.

Learn More About CCI's Work

Learn More About CCI's Work

Learn about CCI's work to help preserve key heritage character-defining elements and heritage collections of Canada's Parliament Buildings.

Microfade Testing Service

Microfade Testing Service

Heritage professionals and institutions responsible for the conservation and safe display of objects and collections must deal with the dilemma of protecting them from exposure to light. Visit CCI's Microfade Testing Service web page to learn more or to request this service.

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CCI News and Highlights

  • RE-ORG: Canada

    CCI announces RE-ORG: Canada

    CCI is pleased to announce RE-ORG: Canada, a new training initiative based on the RE-ORG methodology for storage reorganization. The first edition of RE-ORG: Canada will be held in Ontario in collaboration with the Ontario Museum Association and will be limited to small and medium-sized Ontario-based museums.

  • Managing heritage collections during floods or other disasters

    Managing heritage collections during floods or other disasters

    CCI offers emergency advice to Canadian museums and heritage institutions dealing with floods or other disasters, and can provide guidance on salvage and recovery of objects and collections. CCI also maintains a list of resources for individuals seeking information on salvaging personal valuables.

  • Christine McNair

    Call for Conservation Treatments 2015-2016

    CCI is accepting applications until October 15, 2014, for requests for conservation treatment services for 2015-2016. Of particular interest are objects related to the many milestones in Canadian history leading up to 2017, the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Review the complete list of important anniversary dates on our Call for Treatments webpage.


    CCI Launches New Website

    Finding the conservation information you need has never been easier! CCI's new website offers a more streamlined look and improved functionality to simplify your browsing experience. Learn more about the changes.


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