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Follow this link to learn how to trace your family history using the records held by the Archives of Ontario

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The Archives of Ontario brings education to life with resources and online lesson plans

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Explore the Archives' collections using our research guides and various Databases

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Please note the Archives of Ontario will be closed at the following times: [More]

•   April 18 – Closing at 5:00 pm for Holy Thursday (No Extended Hours)
•   April 19 – Good Friday
•   April 22 – Easter Monday

GLAMsGetSocial Symposium
Join us on April 4 during Archives Awareness Week for a symposium about how social media is changing the ways that the GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) connects with audiences.
Historical Document Project
You can now access Government of Ontario budgets all the way back to 1893 on our Digitized Government Publications Repository. Explore here
Vital Statistics Records Released

The 1937 marriage and 1947 death registrations are available now on . now hosts the 1869-1913 births, 1801-1937 marriages and 1869-1947 deaths.
FamilySearch International continues to host the 1869-1912 births, 1869-1927 marriages and 1869-1937 deaths.


Vital Statistics Records Released
Hello, humans! You aren’t the only species in the archives. Flock to our free ANIMALIA: Animals in the Archives onsite exhibit or explore our related online exhibit to discover humans’ changing relationships with other animals and how these species have left their mark on Ontario’s history.