Examination Unit (1941–1945) National Historic Event

Ottawa, Ontario
Examination Unit (Intelligence), Dept. of External Affairs, posed in front of the National Research Council Annex, 345 Laurier Avenue East, during World War II © Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-178055
The Examination Unit in 1945
© Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-178055
Examination Unit (Intelligence), Dept. of External Affairs, posed in front of the National Research Council Annex, 345 Laurier Avenue East, during World War II © Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-178055The Examination Unit at the National Research Council Annex building on Montréal Road in Ottawa in 1942 © Communications Security Establishment | Centre de la sécurité des télécommunications
Address : Ottawa, Ontario

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 2021-04-28
Dates:
  • 1941 to 1945 (Significant)

Other Name(s):
  • Examination Unit (1941-1945)  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 2020-10

Importance: The first in Canada and the only civilian cryptographic bureau active during the Second World War