Memento Depot - Government of Canada Web Archive

Last updated: June 22, 2018

Archive Content

For information about the Government of Canada Web Archive, see

Memento Protocol Information

The Government of Canada Web Archive is accessible via the Memento "Time Travel for the Web" protocol. Hence, it supports datetime negotiation to access a version of a web resource as it existed at a specific moment in time. Check out the brief introduction to Memento if you are not familiar with it.

Presuming the Original Resource (current version) is, then the resources that are relevant for the Memento protocol are:

Integration with the Original Dataset

The original dataset is the federal and non-federal web resources in the context of its Web Archiving Program. In responses to HTTP requests, Web resources typically don't provide a Link header with a "timegate" link to point at their TimeGate at the Government of Canada Web Archive.