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Navigating Grants Ontario

Click here to download a PDF copy of the presentation slides. Click here to download a PDF copy of the supporting materials distributed for this webinar. Tips, advice, and insight on applying for cultural or heritage project funding from the Government of Ontario Summary: This session will provide advice and guidance to cultural institutions and...

Part 6 | Transportation and Access
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Part 6 | Transportation and Access

Transportation and Access: Coach Company Alters Bus Route to Service Heritage Village by John Rae | December 2013 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his sixth installment, he discusses the importance of transportation as an “access” issue,...

OHS Remembers Bob Crawford
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OHS Remembers Bob Crawford

Photo: Bob Crawford, OGS Secretary and Past President (pictured above far right) was very concerned about the status and high number of Ontario’s unregistered cemeteries. On June 2nd, 2011, The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) and The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) officially presented to the Government of Ontario a binder listing all the unregistered cemeteries in...

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@OntarioHistory

Click here to download a PDF copy of the presentation slides. Click here to download a PDF copy of the supporting resources provided with this webinar. Summary: This webinar covers the basics of using online tools to target and reach your audience, including setting goals, developing an online communication strategy, and best practices for heritage...

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Historical Educators

Click here to download a PDF copy of the webinar slides. Click here to download a PDF copy of the resources provided to webinar participants. “Professional Development for Teachers Using Ontario’s New History and Social Studies Curriculum” Summary: Presented in partnership with the Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teachers’ Association, this session features Jill Colyer from...

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Building Stories

Summary: This webinar, featuring Kayla Jonas, trains individuals to use Building Stories, a free online tool used to raise the profile of historic properties and trails in their own region! Led by the Building Stories team, this webinar introduces the project to participants and take them through the steps of adding properties, routes and tours...

OHS Remembers Bruce Krug
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OHS Remembers Bruce Krug

Bruce Krug was a man worth knowing. Although physically a bigger person than most others of his generation, it was Bruce’s voracious appetite for life, insatiable curiosity, and lifelong generous support of both Ontario’s environment and history for which the esteemed native of Chesley will best be remembered. Like other provincial personalities of prominence, Krug,...

OHS Remembers Jane Irwin
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OHS Remembers Jane Irwin

Our nation has lost a respected scholar and dedicated champion of heritage preservation. OHS is saddened by the unexpected death of Dr. (Frances) Jane Irwin on Thursday, February 7, 2013, following a stroke. On behalf of the OHS, I had the great honour and privilege to work with Jane for over two decades. She was...

Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum
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Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum

by John Rae | December 2012 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his fifth installment, John discusses how commitment and ingenuity can go a long way to developing programs that provide access in smaller facilities. John, an...

Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO
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Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO

by John Rae | October 2011 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...