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Description & Services
Alternate Name Ontario Archives
Description Provincial archives * often used collections include early Ontario land records * estates (wills) * census * vital statistics * health, court, corporate registration, schools, family and local history records

Registrations for births (1869-1914), marriages (1869-1937), and deaths (1869-1947) are available from this office * every year, a new release of statistics is added

For statistics regarding births, marriages and deaths AFTER these dates, contact Ontario Office of the Registrar General * PO Box 4600 * Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6L8 * 1-800-461-2156 (see separate entry for Registrar General's Office)

Operates library and reading room for the public for personal, historical, administrative, legal or other research * offers tours and speakers to historical, heritage and educational organizations
Hours Admin. Hours: 
Fri 8:30a.m.–5p.m. 
Sat 10a.m.–4p.m. 
Sun Closed 
Mon 8:30a.m.–5p.m. 
Tue 8:30a.m.–8p.m. 
Wed 8:30a.m.–5p.m. 
Thu 8:30a.m.–8p.m 
Reading Room Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm 
Retrieval of documents hourly 9:30am-3:30pm  
Extended hours Tue and Thu until 8pm and Sat 10am - 4pm
Areas Served Ontario
Languages English ; French
Contact Information
Address & Map
134 Ian MacDonald Blvd
Toronto, ON M7A 2C5
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Site Location York University campus
Intersection Keele St. and Steeles Ave. W.
Transit Information The Archives is located next door to the York University Subway Station (TTC).
Accessibility Partially Accessible
Office Phone Main Desk 416-327-1600
Fax 416-327-1999
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-9933 (Ontario only)
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Subjects Archives ; Birth registration ; Census ; Death registration ; Genealogy ; Libraries ; Local history ; Marriage certificates ; Property ; Speakers bureaus ; Special libraries ; Wills

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