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Paul Racher



Archaeological Research Associates Ltd.


Paul Racher is a Principal at ARA and conducts senior review for all projects conducted under his archaeological licence. He is a former lecturer in Cultural Resource Management at Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), has a B.A. in Prehistoric Archaeology from WLU and an M.A. in anthropology from McMaster University. He began his career as a heritage professional in 1986. Over the three decades since, he has overseen the completion of over one thousand archaeological and cultural heritage contracts. He holds professional licence #P007 with the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (MHSTCI). Paul is a professional member of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) and of the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA). He is also a Past President of the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS).