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Please note the Archives of Ontario will be closed on September 3 for the Labour Day Holiday. [More]

Doors Open Toronto 2018

Come to the Archives of Ontario for Doors Open Toronto 2018 on Saturday, May 26! Take a behind the scenes tour, including its preservation lab and state-of-the-art vaults. See our award-winning exhibition.

Photo credit: James Bowers

Vital Statistics Records Released
Now you can take an even closer look at the Changing Shape of Ontario. Thanks to our new zoom feature and high quality images, maps for Ontario’s northern districts and southern counties are accessible and more interactive. See for yourself!
Commentaires de la clientèle
In 2017, the Archives of Ontario conducted a public Customer Service survey to evaluate overall customer satisfaction and to identify key factors currently influencing customer experience at the Archives. Over 500 people graciously completed the survey. Thank you to everyone for your valued feedback! Click here to see the results and what we are doing to improve customer experience at the Archives.
Vital Statistics Records Released
1936 marriages and 1946 death registrations are available now on Ancestry.ca.
1933-1936 marriages and 1943-1946 deaths are available on the Ancestry.ca website for free in the Archives of Ontario Reading Room as well as in all public libraries across Ontario. Please note that the 1869-1912 births, 1869-1927 marriages and 1869-1937 deaths continue to be available on the Family Search website at Family Search website.
Historical Document Project
Access digital copies of select Ontario government publications from the Archives of Ontario’s library collection, including Ontario budgets and Ministry of Finance taxation studies and reports.
Footpaths to Freeways: The Artistry of Moma Markovich
The Archives’ latest onsite exhibit explores the Era of Confederation through the stories of four family groups in Ontario, and how their lives intersected with larger historical forces of the period. Family Ties also includes a look at how Ontario celebrated the Centennial anniversary of Confederation in 1967.