Canada Declassified is a digital repository of government records declassified under the Canadian Access to Information Act. Our holdings span from the Second World War through the Global War on Terror, with the bulk of our records from the cold War era. The records maintained on this website are open-access and fully available to students and scholars around the world.

Copyright Information

Unless otherwise specified, archival records in the Canada Declassified database are Government of Canada works. The declassified records in our collection have been reproduced on this website in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and after consultation with the LAC Copyright Services Branch. Inquiries should be addressed to tim.sayle@utoronto.ca.


Canada Declassified acknowledges the financial support of its current and past sponsors.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Insight Development Grant
Insight Grant

University of Toronto Libraries

Jackman Humanities Institute

Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History