Subscribe Subscribe UnSubscribe Subscribtion is Free POST Post an Evnet Post News | Auction Post a Link Post a Does Anybody Know

Twitter Feed
  • Twitter feed loading
News + Links

Happy Back to "School" Day

Catherine Nasmith
Sep 02, 2014
Crossing the Finish Line after 600 km, Toronto to Montreal, August 1
Crossing the Finish Line after 600 km, Toronto to Montreal, August 1
Hi everyone,  Hope you had a great summer and are refreshed getting back to work, or school. I'm back at my desk in Windermere, where I have been working most of the summer, ready to go at it full bore. Summer projects included work here on our ice house, the last of our buildings to be resto... +read

Christopher Moore's History News: Fort York Visitor Centre

Fort York visitor centre: one for the good guys

Christopher Moore
Sep 23, 2014

Went down last night to a celebration of the new Visitors' Centre at Fort York in Toronto. In Toronto where "cut taxes/starve services/bitch about lagging infrastructure" has been the dominant voice for decades, support for history and heritage still has a guerrilla, oppositional feeling to it. Actu... +read

Toronto Star: Donation of a Million Photos to Toronto Public Library

The Star donates more than one million archive photos to Toronto Public Library

Katelyn Verstraten
Sep 19, 2014

The Toronto Star is donating more than one million vintage photographs — the contents of the Star’s entire photo archive — to the Toronto Public Library. The images span the years 1900 to 1999, and offer a unique glimpse into how the city has changed and developed throughout the l... +read

Toronto Star: Fort York Visitor Centre Opens

Fort York visitor centre a welcome addition to Torontos heritage

Christopher Hume
Sep 17, 2014

: HumeNew facility, which opens Sept. 20, will bring new visibility to city's most significant historical site.Share on Facebook   What does a city do when its most important historical site is a hole in the ground? In the case of Toronto’s Fort York National Historic Site , the answer... +read

Stratford Beacon Herald: ACO Panel on Re-use of GTR Train Sheds

Heritage panel discussion focuses on potential for Cooper site

Mike Beitz
Sep 13, 2014

Heritage panel discussion focuses on potential for Cooper site 3 By Mike Beitz, The Beacon Herald Wednesday, September 10, 2014 4:31:32 EDT PM A panel of speakers including, from left, local author Dean Robinson, heritage consultant Thor Dingman, developer Alex Speig... +read

London Free Press: McCormick Factory Redevelopment

Woodstock company buys former McCormick

Norman DeBono
Sep 03, 2014

A new commercial and residential development is slated for an historic former candy and cookie factory in east London, Coun. Stephen Orser said Wednesday. The city of London sold the former McCormick’s factory building on Dundas St. E. for $1 to Sierra Construction of Woodstock, approving the... +read

London Free Press: Fanshawe College to Former Kingsmill Department Store

Fanshawe gets its cash, Matt Brown gets the credit

Patrick Maloney
Sep 03, 2014
Kingsmill Department Store, photo from London Free Press
Kingsmill Department Store, photo from London Free Press
The biggest winner in Tuesday night’s stunning decision by city council to help fund Fanshawe College’s plan to turn an empty department store into downtown classrooms may not be the core boosters who pushed hard for the project. It may be the tepid-until-now mayoral campaign of Matt Br... +read

London Free Press: McCormick Factory Re-development

City of London shopping around old McCormick factory

Chip Martin
Sep 03, 2014

Sweet deal City hall is looking for someone interested in picking up the old McCormick biscuit plant on Dundas St. and giving it a new use. A “request for expression of interest” from potential buyers was issued by the city last Thursday that could see council approve a new owner as ea... +read

CTV Barrie: Wahta Protest loss of Historic Portage at Bala Falls

First Nation holds portage protest over hydro plant in Bala

Aug 29, 2014
CTV News Report regarding Wahta Protest at Bala Falls. ... +read

Gravenhurst Banner: Wahta Protest Loss of Bala Portage to Hydro Project

Wahta Mohawks protest Bala Falls project Chief brought to site in flotilla of canoes

Brent Cooper
Aug 28, 2014

BALA-More than 50 protesters brought the Wahta Mohawks message to Bala Falls today. The various levels of government should halt progress on the Bala Falls project until proper consultation with the Wahta Mohaws First Nations group has been completed, according to chief Phillip Franks. “We m... +read

Dezeen: Demolition of 3 Skyscrapers in Istanbul to Protect Symbolic Architecture

Istanbul Skyscrapers to be Demolished to Protect the City's Skyline

Aug 28, 2014

Three skyscrapers in the Onalti Dokuz development in the west of Istanbul will be demolished or partially demolished, after the Turkish government's Council of State rejected appeals against a court ruling demanding their removal from the city's skyline. The residential towers, designed by Alpar Ar... +read

Ravine Portal Exhibition
September 26- November 21
+ read
Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour of Lindenlea
Sun., Sept. 28, 2014
+ read
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario's 3rd Annual NextGen Design Charrette
Saturday, September 27, 2014
+ read
Heritage Ottawa Free Public Lecture
Friday, September 26, 2014.
+ read
Heritage Ottawa Walking Tour of Sandy Hill
Sunday, September 21, 2014
+ read
History of John Street Roundhouse
September 27, 2014
+ read
Riverdale Historical Society September Event
Tuesday, September 30,2014
+ read
Building Bridges
Sept. 26 and 27, 2014
+ read
ad ad ad ad