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Toronto Star: Ontario's First Salmon Hatchery

Its no fish tale: Samuel Wilmot started Ontarios first salmon hatchery in his basement

Carola Vyhnak
Mar 18, 2018
Samuel Wilmot's House, Replaced an earlier structure
Samuel Wilmot's House, Replaced an earlier structure
  It was an unusual project to do in a house basement: hatch salmon eggs and raise the small fry on a diet of minced liver. But Samuel Wilmot’s experiment succeeded and in 1868, he opened Ontario’s first full-scale fish hatchery in the Village of Newcastle, 80 kilometres east of T... +read

Globe and Mail:Gordon Adamson's Hobb's House, Rosedale,

Hobbs Sun House brought International Style to Toronto's Rosedale

Dave LeBlanc
Mar 05, 2018

  The Hobbs Sun House in Toronto, c. 1945. UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, The strikingly modern, 3,000-square-foot home was designed for the president of Hobbs Glass To architecture buffs, firsts are important. Which villa was Andrea Palladio'sfirst? Could... +read

Globe and Mail: Guelph's Petrie Building

After decades of neglect, the rebirth of a Guelph heritage building

Dave LeBlanc
Mar 05, 2018
Before Restoration
Before Restoration
  The Petrie Building, with its unique stamped-zinc façade, after restoration.  "Every person that walks up or down Wyndham St. cannot fail to admire the handsome new building," wrote the Guelph Mercury in 1882. Designed by "our own townsman," Mr... +read

Heritage blog OHA+M relocates to UWaterloo

OHA+M Moves to Waterloo

Dan Schneider
Feb 16, 2018

In The Blog Takes a Bow late last year I signalled that OHA+M would be relocating to the website of UWaterloos Heritage Resources Centre. Well, cest arrivé! The hosting of the blog by the HRC was announced January 15 at the HRCs annual general meeting in Waterloo. It goes without sayin... +read

Historica Canada Minute on Kensington Market

Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch

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

Ontario Place Winterfestival
December 8-March
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