With support from the City of Oshawa and the provincial government in the form of financing, the organization began under the name of "The Oshawa and District Historical Society".
The society was admitted to the Ontario Historical Society in 1959, and officially incorporated in 1965.
The population density is about 394 people per square kilometre.
Residents welcome a fairly chilly climate with temperatures reaching negative 5 degrees Celsius in the winter and 23 degrees in the summertime. This is now a National Historic Site of Canada and famous filming spot for a number of movies including “Billy Madison,” “Chicago” and “X-Men.” Designed by world-famous architect Arthur Erickson, the Robert Mc Laughlin Gallery - or RMG, as locals call it - is the largest public gallery in Durham Region, housing more than 4,000 works of art, four galleries, a library and two art education studios.
The city is considered the eastern anchor of the Greater Toronto Area and of the Golden Horseshoe.
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