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NOTICE

PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
DISCONTINUATION OF PAYMENTS BY AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD:

Effective January 16 2017, the Province of Ontario will no longer accept payments by AMERICAN EXPRESS CREDIT CARD.

The Province continues to accept payments by VISA CREDIT CARD, MASTERCARD CREDIT CARD and INTERAC DEBIT CARD.

Please note that the Archives of Ontario will be closed on Monday, August 7, Civic holiday. [More]:

The Reading Room will be closed for a Canadian citizenship ceremony on the morning of Tuesday, August 8. The Reading Room will reopen to the public at 1:00 P.M.

Online Exhibit: Centennial Ontario
1935 marriages and 1945 death registrations are available now on Ancestry.ca.1933-1935 marriages and 1943-1945 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.
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.
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 initiatives.
Archives of Ontario Facebook Page
Explore information about initiatives, events, and resources developed by the Archives of Ontario to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.