2022 OHS Keynote: Steve Paikin – John Turner: An Intimate Biography of Canada’s 17th Prime Minister
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2022 OHS Keynote: Steve Paikin – John Turner: An Intimate Biography of Canada’s 17th Prime Minister

The Society’s 134th Annual General Meeting was a great success, with members joining from across the province. After the business portion of the meeting, OHS Past President Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu introduced the 2022 Keynote Speaker, Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist; author; documentary producer; and Anchor, The Agenda with Steve Paikin. The OHS is very pleased...

November 24, 2022November 24, 2022by
OHS Announces New President: Kristin Ives
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OHS Announces New President: Kristin Ives

The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is pleased to announce that Kristin Ives of Leamington was elected as the new President of the OHS at the 134th Annual General Meeting of Society. A member of the OHS Board of Directors since 2015, Kristin is currently the Curator/Education Coordinator for the John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area,...

November 17, 2022November 17, 2022by
OHS Honours and Awards Program Now Accepting Nominations
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OHS Honours and Awards Program Now Accepting Nominations

The Society is pleased to announce that the 2022-23 Honours and Awards Program is now accepting nominations. With awards for individuals, authors, and groups of all kinds, the OHS Awards Program recognizes excellence in the field of history across Ontario. Submit a nomination today by visiting https://ontariohistoricalsociety.ca/honours-awards/. Any questions about the nominations process should be directed to...

November 2, 2022November 2, 2022by
OHS Seeking New Executive Director
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OHS Seeking New Executive Director

The Ontario Historical Society is seeking a new Executive Director, a unique and exciting opportunity to work with the diverse peoples of Ontario and make a significant contribution to the heritage sector in Canada.   What is the Ontario Historical Society? Founded in 1888, The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is a not-for-profit corporation and registered...

October 11, 2022November 2, 2022by
Ontario History Journal Article Wins CHA Indigenous History Award
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Ontario History Journal Article Wins CHA Indigenous History Award

Congratulations to Dr. Victor P. Lytwyn and Dr. Dean M. Jacobs! Their article “Naagan ge bezhig emkwaan: A Dish with One Spoon Reconsidered” in Ontario History’s Autumn 2020 issue has won the Canadian Historical Association’s (CHA) 2021 Indigenous History Best Article Prize. Dr. Jacobs is a former OHS Board Director, and was the first Indigenous Ontario History Guest Editor, for...

December 21, 2021December 22, 2021by
Ontario Women’s History Network Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Documentary Video
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Ontario Women’s History Network Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Documentary Video

By: Rose Fine-Meyer, Secretary, Ontario Women’s History Network Over the last 30+ years, the Ontario Women’s History Network (OWHN/RHFO) has provided a venue for educators from across Ontario to make contacts, develop projects, share resources, access course materials, and share new scholarship in the field of women’s studies and women’s history. Independent scholars, university researchers,...

December 9, 2021December 9, 2021by
2021 OHS Keynote Address – Dr. Robin Nelson: “The Democratization of Culture”
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2021 OHS Keynote Address – Dr. Robin Nelson: “The Democratization of Culture”

The Society’s 133rd Annual General Meeting was a great success, with members joining from across the province. After the business portion of the meeting, OHS President Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu introduced the 2021 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Robin Nelson, Assistant Professor of Arts and Cultural Management at MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta. The OHS is very pleased...

October 7, 2021October 7, 2021by
OHS Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation
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OHS Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation

Prestigious Provincial Heritage Award Presented to the OHS for “Digitization and Sharing of Ontario History Journal Archive” The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is thrilled to announce that on Thursday, February 18, the OHS accepted the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for the “Digitization and Sharing of Ontario History Journal Archive”. Ontario...

February 19, 2021February 19, 2021by
OHS Launches Updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map
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OHS Launches Updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map

The OHS is proud to announce the launch of our updated Ontario Heritage Directory & Map. This 2020 digital initiative and service to our members follows up on our recent launches of the Ontario History journal online archive, the Elibrary, and the Ebook store. The Ontario Heritage Directory & Map shows a list of over...

December 22, 2020December 22, 2020by
2020 Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!
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2020 Honours & Awards Nominations Now Open!

The OHS Honours & Awards Program is now accepting nominations for 2020. Follow the link below to the nominations page, where you’ll find information about all of our award categories and how to submit a nomination. Scroll all the way down to submit a nomination directly through our website, or to download the brochure. Due...

December 11, 2020December 11, 2020by