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Symbols of Ontario
Have you ever wondered about the official tree of Ontario? How about the bird or mineral that represents the province? This month, we delve into all of Ontario's symbols - from the white trillium to the tartan, and everything in between. Our hosts even set a new fun fact record! This episode is not one to be missed.
130 Years of Ontario’s Parliament
On April 4th, 1893, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario opened its doors for the first time. In honour of the Building's 130th Anniversary, this month, we delve into some of its original and avant-garde features. From electric lights to fire doors, painted ceilings to inventive photo techniques, the innovation found throughout the halls of Ontario's Legislature is undeniable. What better way to celebrate the lasting legacy of the Parliament than with some special fun facts too!
All about Heraldry
We take a deep dive into the Legislative Assembly's coat of arms this month when we learn all about heraldic symbols. Join us as we delve into the fascinating history of heraldry and its importance throughout the ages. Not only that, but we also explore the symbolism of all of the elements within Ontario's parliamentary coat of arms too. Don't worry, there are still lots of fun facts in this episode - don't miss out!
A Library for Ontario: The History of the Legislative Library
This month's episode has been a long time in the making! Join us as we delve into the fascinating history of Ontario's Legislative Library - from its humble beginnings to the vital role it plays in today's parliament, the Legislative Library has come a long way over the past 200 years. And of course, the episode wouldn't be complete without some new fun facts along the way!
Remembering Great Acts of Valour
This month we have a very special episode of the podcast in honour of Remembrance Day. Every year, Canadians mark Remembrance Day on November 11th as a way to recognize the sacrifices made by so many who fought to keep our country free and to honour the many who continue to serve to protect us. This episode is in honour of this important day and of its significance at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
Welcome to the ON Parliament Podcast where we spread the word on Parliament! Every month, we will be releasing a new episode where we will discuss the inner workings of parliament, explore its history, the amazing building, interview special guests and much more! Hosted by the Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ON Parliament aims to demystify the function, importance, and history of Ontario’s Legislature. For more information about Ontario‘s Parliament, visit our website: https://www.ola.org/en/visit-learn