Fonds - Ontario Public Interest Research Group fonds

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Ontario Public Interest Research Group fonds

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  • 1973 - 1994 (Creation)
    Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG)

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  • 1.3 m of textual records

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Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) was established in the province of Ontario in 1971, as part of a larger national and international network. OPIRG is a charitable non-profit corporation of eleven campus-based PIRGs in the province of Ontario; they include: OPIRG-McMaster, OPIRG-Brock, Waterloo-PIRG, OPIRG-Guelph, OPIRG-Kingston, OPIRG-Carleton, OPIRG-Windsor, OPIRG-Peterborough, OPIRG-York, OPIRG-Toronto, and OPIRG-GRIPO Ottawa. Each group promotes campus and community-based research and action on social justice and environmental issues.

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This fonds consists of one series: General files. This series consists of textual records documenting the administration, activities, research and programming of OPIRG.

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