Part of the mission of the Centre du patrimoine is to document the Francophone and Métis presence in Western Canada, with a special focus on Manitoba.


On-site research

Archival materials, reference books, microfilms and databases can be consulted in the Centre du patrimoine’s Lionel-Dorge Research Room. A free Wi-Fi connection is available on-site; ask the receptionist for the password.

To facilitate your visit please consult the Centre du patrimoine Research Guide and special instructions during the pandemic.

Online research

Search the descriptions of archival fonds & collections, rare & reference books, and Voyageur contracts.

A selection of archival documents have been digitized and are visible online.

Search in La Liberté

La Liberté 1913 to 1941

La Liberté et le Patriote 1941 to 1971

La Liberté 1971 à aujourd’hui