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If the photo is in the public domain and the file size will accommodate your purpose, then yes, you can use the digital file you have on-hand. There are no usage restrictions on materials in the public domain within Canada. However, patrons are responsible for ensuring they comply with the copyright laws in their jurisdiction. If the material is protected by copyright, patrons are responsible for ensuring they obtain permission for any uses other than research and private study. For example, inclusion in a publication, film, exhibition, video or web page generally requires permission. Users assume full responsibility for any infringement of copyright or related rights.