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Archives of Ontario
The Archives of Ontario is the second largest archives in Canada and provides a window into the past for all Ontarians, connecting us with our ancestors, our communities and our government.
Archives Canada - Canadian Archival Information Network
Archives Canada is a gateway to archival resources found in over 800 repositories across Canada--it's your gateway to Canada's collective memory!
OurOntario.ca
One stop access to digital collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada.
OurOntario government Documents Collection
Access more than 30,000 government documents and search across nearly 2 million pages of full text from the eArchive collection of the Ontario Legislative Library.

Genealogy

Cindi's List of Genealogical Sites
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
Roots Web
An Ancestry.com community.
Surname Helper
A surname engine for queries and surname registrations posted on various genealogy sites.
Canada Gen Web
A gateway to free Canadian geneology information
The Canadian Military Heritage Project
Find Canadian ancestors in in free searchable military databases for each war and rebellion Canada has been involved in.
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
A pointer database consisting of the surnames, cemetery name and location of over 3 Million interments from several thousand cemeteries, cairns, memorials, and cenotaphs in Ontario Canada.
Library and Archives Canada
Canada's National Library tasked with preserving Canada's documentary heritage and ensuring that Canadians can access, discover and share it.
Canadian Genealogy Centre - Library and Archives Canada
With suggestions on how to start your search, Library and Archives Canada offers a great place to research your family history.
Census of 1871 - Ontario
Searchable Ontario Census from 1871 offered by Library and Archives Canada.
Census 1911
Searchable Canadian Census for 1911 offered by Library and Archives Canada.
Census 1901
Searchable Canadian Census for 1901 offered by Library and Archives Canada.
Olive Tree Genealogy
Olive Tree Genealogy has more than 1,900 pages of free genealogy records to help you find your brick-wall ancestors and build your family tree.
The Ontario Genealogical Society
The largest organization devoted to research into family history in Ontario.
Family Search
FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.
Geni
Cooperative family tree building website.

History

Canada in the Making
Website is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation.
CBC - Canada a People's History
Based on the award-winning CBC TV series that tells Canada's story through the eyes of the people who lived it.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography is a dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the history of Canada.
Images Canada
Images Canada provides central search access to the thousands of images held on the websites of participating Canadian cultural institutions. Through Images Canada, you can find images of the Canadian events, people, places and things that make up our collective heritage.
Canadiana.ca
Canadiana.ca is a coalition of members dedicated to providing broad access to Canada's documentary heritage.
Ontario's Historical Plaques
Discover Ontario's history as told through its plaques.
Archives of Ontario
The Archives of Ontario is the second largest archives in Canada and provides a window into the past for all Ontarians, connecting us with our ancestors, our communities and our government.

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