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The Prime Minister of Canada today announced changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service including the appointment of Dr. Daniel J. Caron as the new Librarian and Archivist of Canada.
Dr. Caron has served at Library and Archives Canada since its creation, most recently as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister. In addition to his years at Library and Archives Canada and before that at the National Archives of Canada, he has held numerous positions in his 27-year career within the federal public service.
Dr. Caron's appointment is effective Monday, April 27, 2009.