By: Sarah McCabe, OHS Reach Project Manager
Would you like to hear first-hand stories about Ontario history, on topics ranging from immigration, First Nations culture, education, and hockey, to selling bananas in Toronto’s Kensington Market? Oral histories on these subjects and many more have been recorded by Ontario historical societies and are now available online.
Recognizing Excellence in Ontario’s Heritage Community
In 1967, the Ontario Historical Society (OHS) established an awards programme to recognize individuals, organizations, corporations and authors who have made significant contributions to the preservation and promotion of Ontario’s history and heritage.
Dr. Ian Radforth, Chair of the Honours and Awards Committee of The Ontario Historical Society, is pleased to announce the recipients for 2014:
WILLOWDALE, ON, July 15, 2015 – The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is excited to announce the launch of OHS Reach, the initial one-year development stage of a three-year initiative to transform how the Society interacts with members, subscribers, and other stakeholders, and to furnish the expansion of online services and access.
The Ontario Historical Society was awarded a 2015 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant in support of OHS Reach.