The Centre de conservation du Québec is a provincial institution attached to the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications. Its mission is to contribute to the conservation and restoration of Quebec's cultural heritage, including artefacts, art works, furniture, public art, etc. The centre helps to increase the visibility and the accessibility of such heritage to the greater public.
The mandate of the CCQ is to :
This section contains a few of the documents, publications and information currently available in English. New links will be added, as the English-language section is still a « work in progress ».
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Please note, not all publications have been translated into English. For see the others publications go to the Publications section in the french version site.
Religious Objects : Preservation and care
Centre de conservation du Québec and Fondation du Patrimoine religieux du Québec, 2001, 112 p.
Identification of plastics and elastomers : Miniaturized Tests
France Rémillard, ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, 2007, 27 p.
KI-Starch Microtest. Archival bulletin. Vol.3, no.2.
Francine Gauthier, ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, 2005, 2 p.