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Nine ways that heritage conservation is good for the economy
Advocates for heritage conservation have traditionally made their case on the basis of architectural character, cultural significance, social relevance, esthetic quality and other values of...
The gift of time travel
In the summer of 1982, I was carrying out archaeological research near the shores of Hudson Bay on the Severn River. One of the sites...
A divine intersection of history and archaeology
Suspicion, fear, and intimidation met Jesuit priests Jean de Brébeuf and Pierre-Joseph-Marie Chaumonot during their Mission of the Angels to “la Nation Neutre” between November...
Reflections on ancient quarry sites of northern Ontario
In the 1980s-90s, I excavated at Cummins and Sheguiandah National Historic Site quarry/ workshops in northern Ontario – in addition to many neat places elsewhere...
Challenges of archaeological collections management
While buildings are among the most visible elements of heritage landscapes, they are frequently like the tip of the proverbial iceberg, associated with vast underground...
Resources: Revealing the past: Ontario's archaeological heritage
Online Archaeological Institute of America Canadian Archaeological Association Canadian Conservation Institute Canadian Museum of History Council for North Eastern Historical Archaeology (CNEHA) Historic England Huronia...
Sustaining Ontario’s archaeology digitally
Archaeology has a long history of turning to new technologies to advance the pursuit of understanding our ancient past. From measuring the decay of carbon...
By the numbers
Archaeology is an important part of the planning and development process in Ontario. Each year, thousands of archaeological assessments are completed by licensed archaeologists to...