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2018 Annual General Meeting

The ArQuives (Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives) invites you to the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM). When: Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm Where: The ArQuives, 34 Isabella Street, Toronto ON M4Y 1N1 Who: Any member of the public is invited to attend. Members will be eligible to participate fully in AGM business. Members… Continue Reading

YCW Job Posting: Archives Assistant

YCW Job Posting: Archives Assistant

The ArQuives (formally the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives) is hiring an Archives Assistant (YCW) for a 12-week term, beginning June 3, 2019. The position will expose the student to a variety of archival situations designed to improve skills and allow the Archives to improve public access to its rich holdings of LGBTQ2+ heritage. The… Continue Reading

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Request for Proposals: Website Redesign for The ArQuives

The ArQuives (formally the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives) acquires, preserves, protects and gives public access to information related to the LGBTQ2+ experience in Canada. Our goal is to be a significant resource and catalyst for those who strive for a future world where LGBTQ2+ people are accepted, valued, and celebrated. Founded in 1973, The… Continue Reading

The ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives Inducts Four New Portraits to Their National Portrait Collection

The ArQuives National Portrait Collection was founded in 1998 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the organization. The collection includes 75 portraits of people who have made a significant impact on Canada’s LGBTQ2+ community.  The ArQuives is pleased to announce the induction of 4 new members to our National Portrait Collection: El-Farouk Khaki, David… Continue Reading

Official Opening of The ArQuive’s Ramp and Lift

Official Opening of The ArQuive’s Ramp and Lift

Come and help us celebrate the official opening of The ArQuive’s ramp and lift!  Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm Guest Speakers 1:00pm – 1:30pm Location: The ArQuives, 34 Isabella Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 1N1 This event will acknowledge the financial support of the Federal Government, Ontario Trillium Foundation, The City of… Continue Reading

CommuniQue Interview with Michif Filmmaker Nadine Arpin

CommuniQue Interview with Michif Filmmaker Nadine Arpin

Nadine Arpin, 2 Spirit, Red River, Michif filmmaker living in Sioux Lookout is noted for telling stories that blur the lines between legend, memory and truth, using mix media, found footage and animation to create a hybrid cinematic experience. Her work has been screened at imagineNATIVE, Skabmagovat – indigenous peoples’ film festival, Winnipeg Aboriginal Film… Continue Reading

1980’s Dyke Detective Helen Keremos Is Returning Online and In Bookstores Across the Country

1980’s Dyke Detective Helen Keremos Is Returning Online and In Bookstores Across the Country

Eve Zaremba’s 1987 novel Work for a Million,one of a series of six detective novels,is being adapted into a graphic novel and published by Bedside Press. Bedside’s Publisher and Comics Historian Hope Nicholson jumped at the opportunity to reimagine Zaremba’s story and her unique and no-nonsense PI Helen Keremos as the Work for a Million… Continue Reading

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CONTACT US


Telephone: 416-777-2755
Email: queeries@arquives.ca

Street Address:
34 Isabella Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1N1

Mailing Address:
The ArQuives
P.O. Box 699
663A Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z9

PUBLIC HOURS

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Friday

NOTE TO RESEARCHERS:

Some of our materials are stored off site. Before visiting the archives, please send us an email at queeries@arquives.ca listing in detail the topics and sources that you wish to consult and we will let you know when they will be available. We aim to respond to email inquiries within 4 business days.


The ArQuives is located on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Haudenosaunee, the Anishnaabe and the Huron-Wendat. Today, Toronto is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land. The ArQuives strives to gather the stories… Continue Reading