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Pre-Conference Symposium

Registration Now Open For the “Series Symposium” AAO Pre-Conference Event Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: City of Toronto Archives (255 Spadina Road – near Dupont subway station) Coffee/tea and lunch will be provided! The … Continue reading

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Ajax Archives – 1967

The development of the Town of Ajax can be directly tied to World War II and the location of Defence Industries Limited (DIL), the largest shell filling plant in the British Commonwealth. Given that the town did not exist in … Continue reading

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Northumberland County Archives – 1867 and 1967

On January 9, 1967, Cobourg town council held their inaugural meeting in the courtroom of Victoria Hall dressed in authentic reproduction costumes reminiscent of the 1867 period. Minutes from the 1867 town council meeting were read by the town clerk, … Continue reading

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Whitby Archives – 1867 and 1967

1867 In 1867, the Town of Whitby threw a big party to celebrate Canada’s first birthday on July 1. The plan for Dominion Day was printed in local newspapers and 8000 people came from the surrounding area to take part … Continue reading

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Oshawa Museum – 1867 and 1967

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of Confederation. The year will be filled with celebrations, retrospection and imagining where this country will be in another 150 years. To begin the celebration, member institutions of DRAAG have looked through their holdings … Continue reading

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Archives Awareness Week

From April 3 to 9, archives across Ontario will be celebrating Archives Awareness Week. This annual event is designed to raise awareness of the many resources that can be found in Ontario’s many archival collections. What is an archives?  The … Continue reading

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Call For Papers

The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) is pleased to announce its Call for Papers for the 2017 AAO Conference to be held 26-28 April 2017 in Toronto, Ontario (please note the conference is earlier this year so preparation deadlines have … Continue reading

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