Association of Professional Archaeologists


Licencing Regulations for Ontario Archaeologists

> Standards & Guidelines For Consultant Archaeologists (2011) ~ MTCS


Standards & Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists conducting land-based archaeology in Ontario are published by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

Here is a link to the standards and guidelines and to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport website.

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport: Standards & Guidelines [PDF Link]

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport: Archaeology Website

MTCS Bulletins:

Archaeological Sites

The Archaeology of Rural Historical Farmsteads

Winter Archaeology

Engaging Aboriginal Communities in Archaeology

Forest Operations on Crown Lands


Also, the link below will provide developers with an overview of triggers for an archaeological assessment, the various types of archaeological assessments, etc. There is also a section on land use planning and development which provides an overview of the process.

Archaeological Assessments


> Registrar's Directive: Archaeological Assessments & Investigations on Cemetery Lands (2018) ~ Bereavement Authority of Ontario

Registrars Directive_Archaeological Assessments and Investigations on Cemetery Lands_Apr112018.pdf


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