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Is your Ontario Community interested in Hosting an Ontario Heritage Conference

Catherine Nasmith
Jun 23, 2017

ACO and CHO have been holding joint conferences for over ten years. We have a joint conference committee that works to locate future conference locations and venues. 2018 is scheduled for Sarnia, nominations for 2019 is closed and proposals are being evaluated but from 2020 out there are lots of opp... +read

Guelph Today: Protecting 13 Stuart Street

Guelph City Council voted to fast track efforts to protect a 126-year-old city mansion Tuesday night.


Jun 23, 2017

Guelph City Council voted to fast track efforts to protect a 126-year-old city mansion Tuesday night. Amidst fears that the house was on the verge of being demolished, council voted 10-1 to pass a notice of intention to designate 13 Stuart St. as a heritage property. The stately home, located in t... +read

Toronto Star: Situation at 401 Richmond dire-Province must Act

Time running out for deal to save 401 Richmond

Murray Whyte
Jun 15, 2017

On a steamy pre-summer evening this week, Councillor Joe Cressy stood beneath the raw wooden beams of a common space at 401 Richmond St., looking grave. He had every reason to.  A hopeful late winter had given way to a stagnant late spring, with the fate of the building, a long-time sanctuar... +read

Globe and Mail: At Risk - The Palace Arms Hotel

Last call at the Palace Arms: Developers covet the King West property, but where will its poor tenants go?

Arthur White
Jun 01, 2017

The building on a coveted King West intersection is one of the last of its kind: an affordable refuge for poor men. Now it’s up for sale. As developers begin to circle, Arthur White examines what the future holds for the hotel and its tenants For sale: A derelict long-stay hotel at the corner... +read

Peterborough Examiner: Council leaves Downtown Properties in Jeopardy

Most downtown Peterborough properties left off heritage registry

Joelle Kovach
Jun 01, 2017

City councillors voted to adopt a new list of buildings that deserve heritage protection on Monday, but they didn't agree to include all 100 properties suggested by city staff - they left out the majority of downtown properties, pending an overhaul of the city's Official Plan. Councillors also adde... +read

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