Yändata’: The Huron-Wendat begin a new partnership with ASI

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From Grand Chief Konrad Sioui of the Huron-Wendat Nation: The Huron-Wendat Nation is proud to announce the incorporation of a strategic partnership with Archaeological Services Inc. (ASI), which is designed to ensure the Huron-Wendat Nation’s leadership in carrying out archaeological work for projects that may have an impact on its physical, cultural and ancestral heritage […]

ASI Response to Covid-19

As the world continues to respond and adapt to the challenges presented by the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, ASI has been working with our staff, clients, and suppliers to mitigate risk and ensure the continuity of our business. The initial focus of our Pandemic Team has been the safety and well-being of our […]

Heritage Toronto Special Achievement Award

Our founder, Dr Ron Williamson, was the recipient of the 2019 Special Achievement Award from Heritage Toronto which celebrates people who have made exceptional contributions to Toronto’s heritage. This video introduction played at the awards ceremony, and features the ROM’s New World Archaeology Technician April Hawkins, and former Chief of the Mississauga of the Credit First […]

ASI at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

Field Director Alec McLellan is presenting his research on Mesoamerican archaeology at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. The theme for this year’s symposium is Changing Climates: Struggle, Collaboration, and Justice. There are many great papers, workshops, and posters on the roster this year! Check out the full program here. Alec’s paper is […]

Charlie Garrad Memorial

As a memory of our dear friend Charlie Garrad, we share a favourite story from an interview we did with him in 2017. Charlie tells us about the discovery of an intact Tionontate smoking pipe on the day of the final hockey game of the 1972 Summit Series. Thanks to Heritage Hockey for allowing us […]

ASI at the Ontario Archaeological Society Symposium

As always, ASI is participating in the annual OAS Symposium, taking place this year in Toronto from November 1-3, 2019. The theme for this year’s symposium is The Past Under the Pavement: Archaeology in the City. The Symposium is taking place at the Chelsea Hotel, and you can still register for the conference in person, […]

Dr Ron Williamson Receives Heritage Toronto’s Special Achievement Award

This Monday, ASI’s founder Dr. Ronald Williamson was honoured to receive the prestigious Special Achievement Award at the annual Heritage Toronto Awards, held at the historic Carlu theatre. The award is presented by the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors, and celebrates exceptional contributions by individuals or organizations to Toronto’s heritage From Heritage Toronto: “Archaeologist and advocate, […]

Doors Open Burlington

On September 28th, 2019 our Burlington office is opening it’s doors and welcoming the public into see what working in Ontario archaeology and cultural heritage is all about. Our office display includes kid’s activities, an intro to underwater archaeology, an active archaeology lab, lots of artifacts on display, an exhibit on the history the Canadian […]

Brooklin Harvest Festival

ASI is happy to be collaborating with the Heritage Whitby Advisory Committee on an artifact display and activities for the Brooklin Harvest Festival. Stop by our tent to learn more about archaeology in Whitby! You can find us at Grass Park (41 Baldwin Street) in Downtown Brooklin, Saturday September 14th, between 10am-4pm.