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August 25, 2017

Provincial plaques commemorate the Jean-Baptiste Lainé Site

WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Huron-Wendat Nation and the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, unveiled provincial plaques commemorating the Jean-Baptiste Lainé Site ...

August 11, 2017

Call for nominations: Celebrate Ontario’s conservation leaders!

TORONTO - The Ontario Heritage Trust is seeking nominations for the 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards and Young Heritage Leaders program ...

August 2, 2017

Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program now accepting applications for 2018

TORONTO – The Ontario Heritage Trust is calling for applications to the 2018 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program. The application deadline is September 30 ...

July 26, 2017

Ontario Heritage Trust welcomes new Chair to Board of Directors

TORONTO – The Ontario Heritage Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Harvey Andrew McCue (Waubageshig) as Chair of the Board of Directors ...

April 19, 2017

Discover the story behind every door at #DoorsOpenOntario 2017!

TORONTO – Join the Ontario Heritage Trust as we kick off the Doors Open Ontario season April 22 in Guelph, with 44 additional events across the province until October ...

February 17, 2017

Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Awards recognize exceptional achievements in conservation

TORONTO – Today, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell is presenting the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognizing individuals, groups and communities for exceptional contributions to conserving Ontario’s cultural and natural heritage ...

January 20, 2017

Provincial plaque commemorates The Flying Frenchmen and Didier “Cannonball” Pitre

RENFREW - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Town of Renfrew, unveiled a provincial plaque commemorating “The Flying Frenchmen,” three Francophone athletes who were part of the original Montreal Canadiens: Jean-Baptiste “Jack” Laviolette, Édouard “Newsy” Lalonde and Didier “Cannonball” Pitre ...



2016

November 8, 2016

Provincial plaque commemorates Colonel Darby Bergin

CORNWALL – Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders’ Regimental Foundation, unveiled a provincial plaque at the Cornwall Armoury commemorating Colonel Darby Bergin (1826-1896), a celebrated physician, politician and military officer ...

August 18, 2016

Provincial plaque commemorates naturalist Louise de Kiriline Lawrence

BONFIELD - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Nipissing Naturalists Club unveiled a provincial plaque at the Ste. Bernadette Parish Hall in Bonfield to commemorate naturalist Louise de Kiriline Lawrence ...

August 16, 2016

Call for nominations for the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards and Young Heritage Leaders program

TORONTO - The Ontario Heritage Trust is seeking nominations for the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards and Young Heritage Leaders program to recognize outstanding contributions to natural and cultural heritage conservation. The nomination deadline is September 30, 2016 ...

August 3, 2016

Call for applications from Canadian artists for the 2017 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program

TORONTO – The Ontario Heritage Trust is calling for applications to the 2017 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program. The application deadline is September 30, 2016 ...

July 21, 2016

Provincial plaque commemorates The Flying Frenchmen and Édouard “Newsy” Lalonde

CORNWALL - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the City of Cornwall and the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame, unveiled a provincial plaque commemorating “The Flying Frenchmen” – a group of three original players for the Montreal Canadiens ...

June 23, 2016

Provincial plaque commemorates The Flying Frenchmen and Jean-Baptiste "Jack" Laviolette

BELLEVILLE - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the City of Belleville and the Hastings County Historical Society, unveiled a provincial plaque at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre commemorating “The Flying Frenchmen” – a group of three original players for the Montreal Canadiens ...

June 10, 2016

Official closing of the Commemoration of 400 Years of French Presence in Ontario

PENETANGUISHENE - Today, the Office of Francophone Affairs, the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Town of Penetanguishene hosted a special event at Rotary Champlain Wendat Park to mark the official closing of the commemoration of 400 years of French presence in Ontario ...

April 14, 2016

Discover the story behind every door | Doors Open Ontario kicks off April 23

TORONTO - From April to October, the Ontario Heritage Trust invites you to explore Ontario’s heritage treasures during Doors Open Ontario 2016. The season kicks off April 23 in Guelph and runs on weekends throughout the summer and fall with events in 43 communities across the province ...

February 26, 2016

Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognize exceptional achievements in conservation

TORONTO - Today, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell is presenting the 2015 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognizing individuals, groups and communities for exceptional contributions to conserving Ontario’s cultural and natural heritage ...

February 18, 2016

Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program: Announcement of artists selected for 2016

TORONTO - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust announced the artists selected to participate in the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program in 2016 ...

February 17, 2016

Ontario Heritage Trust celebrates medical science and innovation in Ontario at Heritage Week 2016 event

KINGSTON - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust celebrated Heritage Week 2016 with an event showcasing Ontario’s remarkable contributions to medical science and innovation. Held in partnership with the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University and the Museum of Health Care at Kingston, today’s event offered engaging tours, talks, activities and demonstrations for adults and youth ...