Did you know...... It took 18 months to remove pins, clips and staples (260 kg of metal!), as well as adhesive, to get the 640,000 files of the Canadian Expeditionary Force ready for digitization.
All records should be digitized and online by the end of 2018. Kudos to Library and Archives Canada for making this wonderful database freely available!
Read more in the article "For the Duration" at Library and Archives Canada