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Archives Awareness Week 2017 Events and Special Features:

Active Archives: Bringing Ontario's History Online

When: Thursday, April 6, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: George Spragge Classroom, Archives of Ontario, 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd., Toronto

In collaboration with the Ontario Historical Society, the Archives of Ontario is excited to host a series of presentations about how institutions and researchers are bringing the province’s history online.

The presentations will be followed by a tour of the Archives’ Family Ties: Ontario Turns 150 onsite exhibit and state-of-the-art facility!

For more details on the event, please click here.

Customer Appreciation Week

When: Monday, April 3 to Saturday, April 8

Location: First Floor, Archives of Ontario, 134 Ian Macdonald Blvd., Toronto

During our week-long customer appreciation event, we will be showing our gratitude to Archives of Ontario researchers.

Exhibits at the Archives of Ontario

Archives Awareness Week is a great time to explore free exhibits on display at the Archives of Ontario.

Along with our Family Ties: Ontario Turns 150 onsite exhibit, the Archives of Ontario is proud to present From Suffragettes to the Second Wave: Women's Activism in Ontario, a case exhibit in our reading room that explores women’s activism in recognition of the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in Ontario.

Family Ties: Ontario Turns 150 Speakers Bureau

When: Wednesday, April 5, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Niagara Falls Public Library, 4848 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario

Exhibit curator Dr. Jay Young will discuss stories and records of four family groups in Ontario at the time of Confederation, and how their lives intersected with larger historical forces of the era. Based on our exhibit Family Ties: Ontario Turns 150, this presentation will also touch on themes of early photography in Ontario, communication, social change, and the value of genealogy in studying the past.