The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) was established in 1993 as a result of the amalgamation of the Ontario Association of Archivists and the Ontario Council of Archives.
The AAO promotes archives as vital to the fair, transparent, and equitable operations of the Canadian and Ontario governments and society as a whole through our many services. Please explore the AAO's website to connect and learn about the work of archivists in preserving Ontario and its citizens' history and culture.
The Archives Association of Ontario is a network of archives and archivists providing programs, education, advocacy and shared knowledge.
In carrying out its mission, the AAO promotes the development of a co-operative system of archives in Ontario by:
Additionally, the AAO offers a number of different services to its members, including:
The Archives Association of Notario is a part of a national network of archives associations. See the AAO's web links page for more information about provincial, territorial and national associations, as well as related interest groups.
Please also note that when AAO institutional members contribute content to the AAO's Archeion database, the content is harvested into a national database called Archives Canada. The database is managed by the Canadian Council of Archives.
The AAO is led by a committed community of volunteers from across the province.
You can contact our secret aria by mail, phone or email:
720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M5S 2T9