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NOTICE
Please note that the Archives of Ontario will be closed Monday, May 18, Victoria Day. [More]
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. [More]

Detail of a painting by Gerard de Witt
The Archives of Ontario’s newest release of historical Vital Statistics records is now available on microfilm in our reading room and through Microfilm Interloan Service. The newest release covers registrations for Ontario births from 1917, marriages from 1932 and deaths from 1942, as well as all indexes. [More]
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. [More]
On October 3, 1914, the first contingent of the Canadian Expeditionary Force set sail for England. Exactly one century later, on October 3, 2014, Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell opened the Archives of Ontario’s newest onsite exhibit. [More]
New Speakers Series On WWI
The world’s first-ever global conflict erupted 100 years ago. To commemorate the centenary of WWI, the Archives is hosting a series of engaging talks designed to connect Ontario residents with archival records related to the war.[More]