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Melrose Women's Institute

  • Corporate body
  • 1902-2012

Melrose Women's Institute was organized in 1902 in Melrose, Hastings County, Ontario. It was disbanded in 2012.

Canada. Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

  • Corporate body
  • 1907-1993

The Department of Mines of Canada was created in 1907.
Later, in 1936, it was reorganized as the Department of Mines and Resources.
In 1966, the department took on the role of energy development to become the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources.
In 1993, it merged with the Department of Forestry to become the Department of Natural Resources.

Ontario. Department of Highways

  • Corporate body
  • 1916-1971

In 1916, the Department of Public Highways of Ontario was formed and took on the responsibility of establishing provincial highways.
On April 1, 1937, the Department of Northern Development was created and merged with the Department of Highways of Ontario.
In 1971, the Department of Highways assumed the responsibility for Communications, which prompted it to be renamed as the Ministry of Transportation and Communications in 1972.
It later became the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario in 1987.

Belleville Transit Commission

  • Corporate body
  • 1 May 1960 -

The first public transit appeared on May 23, 1876 with 16 horses and drivers operating from 6:00am to 10:00pm.
Throughout the years, the service disappeared, appeared again and upgraded thanks to many different franchisees.
By 1924, Fred Rawson Sr. had started a one-bus transit system. When he died in 1935, his wife and son drove the buses.
After the second World War, revenues dropped and the family sold to the City of Belleville.
The Belleville Transit Commission was appointed by the Belleville City Council to form and maintain bus transportation under the "City of Belleville Act, 1960." During its first years, routes and equipment were heavily studied to form the foundation of the transit system that still runs today.

Deseronto Archives

  • Corporate body
  • 1997-2016

Deseronto Archives was established in 1997 with a mandate to collect materials relating to the history of the Town of Deseronto and its people. In September 2016 the collections of the Deseronto Archives were transferred to the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.

Marshall, Macklin & Monaghan

  • Corporate body
  • 1952 -

Established in 1952 and incorporated in 1957 as Marshall Macklin Monaghan Limited (MMM) by Professor Oscar Joseph Marshall, P.Eng, OLS, Professor Harold Lawson Macklin P.Eng, CLS, OLS, and Patrick Anthony Monaghan, OLS.
Today MMM is a "multidisciplinary professional services firm active in program and project management, civil and building engineering, planning and geomatics."

Browne, Cavell and Jackson Ltd.

  • Corporate body
  • 1850 - 1983

A firm of Ontario Land Surveyors named after William Albert Browne (b. 1878 - d. 1923), Edward J. Cavell (b. 1882-d. 1960), and William Jackson. Their records and files are now with Schaeffer Dzaldov Bennett Ltd.

Canada. Department of Natural Resources

  • Corporate body
  • 1993 -

In 1993, the Department of Mines and Resources merged with the Department of Forestry to become the Department of Natural Resources.

Smith, Kerry and Chace Engineers

  • Corporate body
  • c. 1907-1914

A surveying firm composed of William Gregory Chace (b. 1875 - d. 1937), John George Gale Kerry (b. 1867) and Cecil B. Smith.
The work completed by the firm resulted in the establishment of the Toronto Hydro-Electric System.

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