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Welcome to The New Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sylvia Jones

Catherine Nasmith
Jul 20, 2018
Sylvia Jones, the New Minister of Culture Tourism and Sport
Sylvia Jones, the New Minister of Culture Tourism and Sport
The Ontario Heritage Act was produced by a Conservative government in 1975, Minister Robert Welch, assisted by then Deputy Minister, Stephen A. Otto. The revisions which were passed by the McGuinty government in 2005, were essentially drafted by two Conservative Culture Ministers, Tim Hudak and Davi... +read

Catherine Nasmith, ACO Past President and BHN Editor will Cycle 600k

Catherine Nasmith
Jul 19, 2018
Cathy and Carl setting off on Historic Bike Rally Route to Montreal
Cathy and Carl setting off on Historic Bike Rally Route to Montreal
Promoting Architecture Conservancy Ontario's Work to a New Audience  I have been publishing BHN for nearly 20 years now, and rarely ask for your support. I am asking for it now.  Starting July 29, I will be riding from Toronto to Montreal with the PWA Bike Rally. This will be my fifth y... +read

Chateau Laurier Addition: Built Heritage Sub-committee Decision-Accepts but doesn't Endorse

Catherine Nasmith
Jun 19, 2018
View from Major Hill Park
View from Major Hill Park
Ottawa's MHC, the Built Heritage Sub-Committee has given a half-hearted okay to the current design, yet added a lumpy camel list of conditions to the approval. There were a lot of letters from a lot of people expressing concern about the current iteration, with Heritage Ottawa leading the charge. Th... +read

The Guardian: Restoration of Hill House by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

£1.5m 'urgent' appeal to protect Charles Rennie Mackintosh house

Press Association, forwarded by Margie Zeidler
Jul 19, 2018
Master Bedroom, Hill House
Master Bedroom, Hill House
National Trust Scotland plans transparent cage for windswept architectural masterpiece    The Hill House in Helensburgh: Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s choice of Portland cement render has led to problems. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo An urgent fundraisin... +read

City TV: Ford Government Pulls Back on School Repairs

Tory government cancels $100 million school repair fund

Canadian Press
Jul 19, 2018
Ontario’s new Tory government has cancelled a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs this year, a cut that comes as a result of Doug Ford’s campaign promise to scrap the province’s cap-and-trade system. School boards were notified on July 3 that the Greenhouse Gas Re... +read

ipolotics: Cancellation of Prince Edward County Wind Farm

Cancelled wind farm to cost Ontario ratepayers $100 million plus: Company

Marieke Walsh
Jul 19, 2018
  A wind turbine at the McBride Lake East array is silhouetted against the sun near Fort Macleod, Thursday July 10, 2003. With Canada's largest wind farm newly completed on the Alberta Prairie and strong commitments for more renewable power to be generated in Ontario and Quebec, wind energy ap... +read

County Live: Cancellation of Wind Turbine Projects Prince Edward County

MPP Smith announces cancellation of turbine project in Prince Edward County


Jul 19, 2018
    UPDATE: County residents were protesting the wpd Canada industrial wind turbines at Bond and County Road 10 when they heard the news Tuesday of the project’s pending cancellation. “Today’s citizen action photo opportunity at Bond Road and County Road 10 was a gre... +read

The Napanee Beaver: Threat to 1785 Hawley House Passes

Region's Loyalist heritage worthy of protection

Editorial
Jul 17, 2018
Hawley House
Hawley House
Loyalist Township ultimately made the right decision Monday evening to keep the Jeptha Hawley House on its register of properties with cultural heritage significance. Given the only restriction it places on a homeowner is the requirement to give 60 days notice ofan impending demolition, it rea... +read

Campbell House: Lost and Found Symposium Series

Lost & Found Discussions: Contested Spaces and the Creation of Heritage

Catherine Nasmith
Jul 17, 2018
Campbell House is offering a series of panel discussions associated with its Lost and Found Exhibition, a must see if you are at Queen and University with a little time to contemplate these interesting carved stone building fragments installed on the lawn. I have had the pleasure of moderating two o... +read

Hamilton Spectator: Demolition for St. Giles Church

Heritage designation set for rejection

Matthew Van Dongen
Jul 17, 2018
Former St. Giles church destined for wrecking ball after planning committee decision   Teh former St. Giles United Church at the corner of Main Street East and Holton Avenue. - John Rennison , The Hamilton Spectator    Inside the former St. Giles United Church at t... +read

Historic Toronto: Paul Kane's House on Wellesley Avenue

Doug Taylor
Jul 03, 2018

I first learned about the Irish/Canadian artist Paul Kane in the 1950s, in the Native People’s Gallery in the basement of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Compared to the galleries in the ROM today, it was a modest display, but as a young man it created a lasting impression on me. Today, I can ... +read

Historica Canada Minute on Kensington Market

Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch

Historica
Oct 24, 2017
Baldwin Street, Catherine Nasmith
Baldwin Street, Catherine Nasmith
An interesting animated video on the evolution of Kensington Market, home to me and Built Heritage News.... +read

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