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February 5, 2024
Celebrate Black History Month with the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History
September 25, 2023
New provincial plaque commemorates Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague School
August 5, 2023
Ontario Heritage Trust provincial plaque commemorates the history of Moose Factory
July 19, 2023
Applications open for 2024 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program
July 17, 2023
Free Emancipation Day event at the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History
June 23, 2023
New provincial plaque honours Trooper Lorne Mulloy
May 17, 2023
Explore Ontario’s history with a visit to the Ontario Heritage Trust’s museums and sites
April 26, 2023
Doors Open Ontario is back! 13 weekends, 22 events and hundreds of places to visit for free in 2023
March 31, 2023
Dianna Boileau, first to receive gender-affirming surgery in Canada, commemorated with Ontario Heritage Trust provincial plaque
February 23, 2023
2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognize exceptional Canadians and projects across Ontario
February 13, 2023
Free events to celebrate Ontario Heritage Week: Get a taste of the province’s rich history and heritage
January 30, 2023
Celebrate Black History Month with the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History
January 16, 2023
New group of artists to live and create at the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Centre
October 13, 2022
New provincial plaque commemorates Mother Marie Thomas d’Aquin (1877-1963)
September 30, 2022
Provincial plaque commemorating Shingwauk Hall updated to reflect the true history of the former residential school
July 30, 2022
Introducing the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History
July 30, 2022
Celebrate Emancipation Day on July 30 at Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site
July 4, 2022
Applications open for 2023 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program
May 28, 2022
Ontario Heritage Trust announces four provincial plaque unveilings to replace plaques commemorating Ontario’s Black history in Southwestern Ontario and Niagara Region
May 18, 2022
Ontario Heritage Trust museums open for the summer: Visit Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site and Fulford Place
April 25, 2022
Ontario Heritage Trust announces partnership for improvement and expansion of Niagara Twenty Valley Trail
April 22, 2022
Doors Open Ontario returns with more in-person events for 2022 season
February 25, 2022
Exceptional Ontarians and conservation projects recognized at the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards
February 17, 2022
Celebrate Ontario’s heritage during Heritage Week, February 21-27
February 4, 2022
Black History Month: Free virtual programs from Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site
January 31, 2022
The Ontario Heritage Trust welcomes a new group of artists set to live and create at the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Centre
October 14, 2021
Cole Shoal Lighthouse near Brockville commemorated by provincial plaque
August 6, 2021
Top 20 ways to experience something new with digital Doors Open Ontario
July 21, 2021
How to celebrate Emancipation Day 2021 in Ontario
July 8, 2021
Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program accepting applications for 2022
June 21, 2021
Ontario Heritage Trust launches the Harvey McCue (Waubageshig) Internship for Indigenous Youth
June 3, 2021
Take a hike and explore Ontario trails on June 5, International Trails Day
April 22, 2021
The Ontario Heritage Trust announces the 2021 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence participants
February 19, 2021
2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards celebrate heritage excellence in Ontario
February 15, 2021
Ontario Heritage Trust celebrates Heritage Week 2021
February 1, 2021
Ontario Heritage Trust recognizes Black History Month with a virtual lecture featuring award-winning author Esi Edugyan and a virtual museums forum on Black history in Chatham-Kent
April 20, 2012
Frank Stuart Miller honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
March 1, 2012
John Parmenter Robarts honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
November 25, 2011
Leslie Miscampbell Frost honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
October 25, 2011
George Alexander Drew honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites and Provincial Plaque programs
March 24, 2011
Ernest Charles Drury honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
November 16, 2010
Gordon Daniel Conant honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
October 1, 2010
Mitchell Frederick Hepburn honoured through Premiers’ Gravesites Program
October 15, 2009
Premiers honoured at Mount Pleasant Cemetery
June 25, 2009
Arthur Sturgis Hardy honoured through Premiers' Gravesites Program
June 13, 2009
Edward Blake honoured through Premiers' Gravesites Program
March 12, 2009
Harry Corwin Nixon honoured through Premiers' Gravesites Program
November 13, 2008
John Sandfield Macdonald honoured as Ontario Heritage Trust launches Premiers' Gravesites Program