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Oil Springs Heritage District: Working from the ground up
In the mid-19th century, southwestern Ontario was Canada West’s last frontier, where lines of travel, civility and comfort faced the untamed. From these impassable wetlands...
Resources: Building communities: Heritage conservation districts
What's on the shelf Full Frontal T.O. – Exploring Toronto’s Architectural Vernacular, by Shawn Micallef with photographs by Patrick Cummins. Coach House Books, 2012. For...
Heritage conservation districts: The most popular tool in the heritage toolkit?
When the Ontario Heritage Act came into force in 1975, municipalities across the province suddenly had the authority to protect and enhance “groups of properties...
How districts change
Meadowvale Village – a once-small, rural village – is located on the Credit River at the north end of the City of Mississauga. In the...
Grassroots heritage: The stewards of New Edinburgh
Located in the City of Ottawa at the confluence of the Rideau and Ottawa rivers is the historical community of New Edinburgh. With its roots...
The Goderich story: A lesson in survival
For the past 18 months, West Street in Goderich has been as much a construction site as it has a place of service and retail...
Resources: Investing in preservation
Stanley Barracks: Toronto’s Military Legacy, by Aldona Sendzikas Dundurn Press. Stanley Barracks begins with the construction in 1840-41 of the new facility that replaced the...
Seeing the unseen: Archaeology and geophysics
As population growth results in substantial impact to Ontario’s landscapes, efficient and cost-effective methods to locate, map and acquire information from archaeological sites are needed...