Dr. Daniel J. Caron has now been appointed as Canada's new Librarian and Archivist.
Ian E. Wilson, the retiring Librarian and Archivist will be Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus as President of the International Council on Archives, as announced by the Prime Minister.
Dr. Caron was with the National Archives of Canada as the Director General of the Corporate Management Branch and remained with Library and Archives Canada after the amalgamation of Canada's national Archives and Library. In 2006, he became the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Corporate Management and the Government Records Sector. Most recently, he has been the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the Corporate Management and Horizontal Integration Sector. He is also an associate professor at the École Nationale d'Administration Publique.
Prime Minister's announcement
Library and Archives Canada announcement and biography of Dr. Caron