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New U of G Initiative To Showcase Stories Of Rural Ontario

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From magicians to musicians, farmers to restaurateurs, a new initiative from the University of Guelph hopes to showcase the diversity of rural Ontario.

Launched last month, the People’s Archive of Rural Ontario was inspired by a similar initiative, the People’s Archive of Rural India.

“We wanted to do something similar in Ontario that would help to document and organize the different records and experiences of everyday people living in rural Ontario,” explained David Borish, a researcher who’s involved in curating the archive and designing the website that hosts it.

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