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Online Exhibit: Centennial Ontario

Travel back to 1967 and explore how our collections document the groovy ways that Ontario celebrated the Centennial of Confederation. This exhibit is part of the Archives’ Ontario150
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New Online Exhibit: Meet the Browns!

In 1867, the colonies of British North America came together to form a new country: the Dominion of Canada. George Brown was a leading voice in Ontario politics, and played a vital role in Confederation.
Explore this exhibition to get up close and personal with records of the Brown family, diving into the political atmosphere of this important period in Canadian history, and the social life of an upper middle class family in Victorian-era Ontario.
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Footpaths to Freeways: The Artistry of Moma Markovich

Footpaths to Freeways: The Artistry of Moma Markovich

New art exhibit coming this September!  Vibrant paintings by Moma Markovich depicting the historical development and construction of Ontario roads and bridges will be on display at the John B. Aird Gallery.
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Eaton’s Goes To War

The Archives of Ontario is commemorating Remembrance Day by showcasing the contributions made by the T. Eaton Company and its employees to the war effort during World War I in a new online exhibit.
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In Good Hands: Lawrence Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon

Dr. L. Bruce Robertson, a skilled and compassionate physician, saved the lives of many WWI soldiers through his innovative technique in blood transfusion. View this exhibit, containing heartwarming letters from his patients and their families, to discover the lasting impact made by doctors and nurses during the First World War.
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Travelling Exhibit Celebrates Ontario’s Agricultural Past

Whether living on a farm, enjoying a farmer’s market, or tasting delicious foods, Ontarians take great pride in their agricultural heritage. This exhibit examines how farming in Ontario has transformed the land and created communities, and how food reaches our tables.
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