The Archives of Manitoba, including the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives, will be closed to the public effective November 2, 2020. This is being done to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Manitoba.

Urgent inquiries can be sent by email to or by phone to 204-945-3971. Archives staff will respond to urgent public inquiries within 1 business day.

For updates about the Archives of Manitoba’s Research Room closure, visit You can also follow the Archives @MBGovArchives for updates.

For accurate, up-to-date and fact-based information on COVID-19, please visit