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Our hours of operation over the holiday period will be as follows: [More]
  • Thursday December 24 (Christmas Eve) – closing at 5:00
  • Friday December 25 (Christmas Day) – closed
  • Saturday December 26 (Boxing Day) – closed
  • Monday December 28 – (Boxing Day) closed
  • Thursday December 31 (New Year’s Eve) – closing at 5:00
  • Friday January 1 (New Year’s Day) – closed
Notice of fee increase for reproduction services:

The Archives of Ontario is dedicated to making its resources and services as widely accessible as possible. In order to continue offering high-quality services, we are required to increase fees to reflect actual cost. To ease transition, the new fees are being phased in. A price increase for all reproduction services will come into effect as of September 1, 2015. Please note that a similar and final increase will take place in September 2016. For a full list of our new 2015 fees, please see Guide 105 - Reproduction Services and Fees, which will be available September 1 on the Archives’ website here and in the Archives’ Reading Room.

Ontario Regional Centres Records
A settlement agreement reached in a class action lawsuit brought against Ontario by former residents of Huronia Regional Centre was approved in Superior Court on December 3, 2013.
The Konkles’ Christmas Displays for the T. Eaton Company
Experience the magic of the holiday season with our new online exhibit showcasing the imaginative designs of Ted and Eleanor Konkle for the T. Eaton Company’s Christmas window displays from 1953 to 1963.  Ted and Eleanor’s creative process is brought to life through the couple’s whimsical conceptual drawings paired with photographs of the completed display windows for the Eaton’s College Street store in Toronto.
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.
New 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 new exhibit examines how farming in Ontario has transformed the land and created communities, and how food reaches our tables. [PDF]
Legacy Vital Statistics Now on Family Search Website
As a result of a licencing agreement between the Archives of Ontario and Family Search International, starting May 30, 2015, historical microfilmed vital statistics records will be available online, through the Family Search International (FSI) website. This includes indexes and registrations for 1869-1910 births, 1869-1927 marriages and 1869-1937 deaths.