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The MHSO has entered the final year of its digital archive project

Discover Multicultural Ontario will improve access to the MHSO’s primary source resources, and will assist in the preservation of an unparalleled, non-renewable archival collection that is central to understanding the Continue Reading →

Volunteers Make The Difference

Volunteers are providing vital support to the digital archive project, working on various activities at our on site and remotely from locations throughout the province. Over 200 volunteers have contributed Continue Reading →

Check out the MHSO on Facebook

Visit the MHSO’s page on Facebook to view photographs and videos from past events, learn about upcoming events, and stay in the loop about everything that is going on at Continue Reading →

New Project: Oral History and Photograph Online Archive

The Multicultural History Society of Ontario is delighted to announce that work has officially begun on its 3-year project to create an online archive documenting the immigrant and ethnic experience. Continue Reading →

History Minds @your library Speaker Series: “Understanding Slavery Past and Present”

The Mississauga Central Library, in partnership with, invites all to attend the free lecture by Karlee Sapoznik (PhD Candidate, York University) on the topic of historical and contemporary slavery. Continue Reading →

Film screening and discussion: “DEATH or CANADA”

The Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation invites all to attend the screening of “DEATH or CANADA”, an award-winning film that explores Canada’s role in the Irish famine of 1847. The screening Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the MHSO’s UTM placement students

On April 20, 2011, students Felicia Daisy, Grigor Grigorian and Ravneet Dulai presented the results of their History Internship at the MHSO. All gave very engaging presentations about their work Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the “Experience This!” graduates

On April 18, 2011, six youth from Serve! Canada’s “Experience This!” program graduated, in a lovely ceremony at the 519 Community Centre. Since November, these youth worked with the MHSO Continue Reading →

Launch of Chinese Canadian Women, 1923-1967 website and The Ties That Bind video

On March 31, 2011, the Columbus Centre hosted a lively crowd for the launch of two major projects, the MHSO’s website Chinese Canadian Women, 1923-1967 ( and the Foundation to Continue Reading →