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  • 26 Mar 2020 10:54 AM | Anonymous

    Occasional Papers No.1, 2 and 3 are now available to non-members in full-colour .pdf format for a nominal fee of only $10 each ~

    ~ head to the 'APA Publications and Reports' tab to see the abstracts and to access the online store

    Note: APA Ontario members have free access to these excellent publications -- join now to access the myriad of member benefits!

  • 17 Mar 2020 10:20 AM | Anonymous

    ~ the next workshop of Plants and Archaeology set for March 22nd is now planned for May 3rd ~

    There is one spot left in this final session of the archaeobotany workshop series. Email if you would like that spot!

  • 03 Mar 2020 4:19 PM | Anonymous

    Rudy Fecteau's archaeobotany workshop has been getting rave reviews from its participants!  Now, the final few spots are available to both APA members and to APA guests.

    Follow this link to the Events tab to view more details!

  • 13 Feb 2020 9:15 AM | Anonymous

    Dear APA Members

    We are coming upon another opportunity for you to serve on APA's Board of Directors -- for the 2020-22 term.  You can self-nominate or have a fellow APA member nominate you.  The term will be from the 2020 AGM (April 25th) until the AGM in the spring of 2022.

    Nominations can be sent to Dave Norris, Chair of the Nominations Committee via email at  Eligible members are those in good standing in the Professional and First Nations Consultation Staff categories; Field Director members and First Nations Liaison members who are interested in joining the Board as liaisons/representatives for their membership groups should also be nominated, as one member from each of these categories will be appointed.

    We ask for all nominations to be submitted to the Nominations Committee no later than February 21st, 2020 (close of nominations at 11:59pmEST).  We would also ask that all individuals nominated (or self-nominated) to please provide a one paragraph biography/ election statement by that time which will be appended to the slate of candidates on the election ballot.

    Wondering what the volunteer Board of Directors (Executive Members) do and how much of a commitment it is?  Send your questions to

    Board positions will be selected by the directors at their first Executive Meeting following the Election.  Board positions include the four offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, and the directors’ positions have most recently been Membership Director, Newsletter Editor/Communications Director, Northern Ontario Director, Director of First Nations Relations, Research and Investigations Director; and the Field Directors Liaison is also a standing Board appointment.  New for the 2020-2022 term will be a Board appointment from among the First Nations Liaisons. 

    Directors’ portfolios will be determined at the first Executive Meeting following the Election.

    Thank you to all who volunteer in various capacities to assist their fellow APA members!

  • 23 Jan 2020 9:43 AM | Anonymous

    The latest newsletter is in members' email inboxes as of January 22nd.  Enjoy!

    To contribute to an upcoming APA newsletter, contact Newsletter Editor Nadine Kopp through our Members' Directory.

  • 16 Jan 2020 9:01 PM | Anonymous

    Register soon for your choice of 1 of 5 'Plants and Archaeology' workshops by Rudy Fecteau!  Spaces are very limited, to receive a high quality hands-on experience.

    Go to our Events page to see which spaces are left!

  • 21 Oct 2019 9:15 PM | Anonymous

    Letter from the APA to the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: the proposed changes to the PPS

    20191021_APAToMinisterClark rePPS revisions.pdf

  • 18 Jul 2019 8:30 AM | Anonymous

    APA is committed to broaden the membership base for all types of specialists who work directly with Ontario's archaeological resources and cultural landscapes.

    APA membership is open to those who may not have formal training in archaeology but are employed by their Nation as resource specialists in lands/resources and cultural heritage or as archaeological liaisons/monitors for their Nation. 

    The Membership Categories page contains descriptions for First Nations Consultation Staff membership, First Nations Liaison membership, and Associate membership.

  • 20 Jan 2019 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    Active members have received their copies of the Newsletter, winter edition 2018.2, by email today.  If you have not received yours, send a quick note to

    Past issues of APA's Newsletter are available at Newsletter Archives

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