Ontario Heritage Trust

Type: Organization
Name: Ontario Heritage Trust
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Price is right for new name on Markham woodlot

Anyone who has or will ever set foot in Markham's Milne Dam Conservation Area owes a debt of gratitude to Lesley Price.The late local resident and noted environmentalist, largely responsible for the oasis of greenery that is the park, was honoured by ... [Published YorkRegion.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Moving to preserve Rolph Street School

Rolph Street Public School, a 102-year-old building, is a visible reminder of Tillsonburg's history.No longer needed by Thames Valley District School Board after the 2014-15 school year, the anticipated sale of the property at 83 Rolph Street generated ... [Published Tillsonburg News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Legacies Gained, Legacies Lost: Looking Back at 40 Years of Preserving Toronto's Built Heritage

, Heritage Toronto will host a panel discussion looking at successes and failures in the preservation of its heritage sites over the past 40 years, the challenges we face when it comes to the conservation of heritage sites, and what we can learn from ... [Published Canadian Architect - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Historian honoured with lifetime achievement award

HONOURED — Local historian Marion Roes was honoured with the Ontario Trust Certificate of Lifetime Achievement at a special ceremony in regional council on June 25. Independent EditorLocal historian Marion Roes has been honoured with a lifetime achievement ... [Published Elmira Independent - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

A case of historical indifference: Battle of Lundy’s Lane site to become seniors’ housing, funeral home, parking lot

By | Daily Brew  –Image via Niagara Falls Museums Anyone looking for villains in the fate of a historic Canadian landmark is going to have a tough time, unless perhaps they look in the mirror.Canadians a pretty blasé about much of their history and, it ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy to perform at Discovery Harbour August 9

/CNW/ - Canadian "Masters of theFiddle" Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will perform an outdoorevening concert at Discovery Harbour, Penetanguishene, Ontario , on Saturday August 9 , as part of the site's "Festival of Peace" Event and200 th Year ... [Published Tamar Securities - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rededicating plaque leads to thoughts of historical milestones

A week ago I attended the rededication of the Founders of Galt plaque in Cambridge.The invitation originated with Heritage Cambridge, a branch of Architectural Conservancy Ontario, but it reached me via a friend in the North Waterloo Branch.There was ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Get active in Whitby during Recreation and Parks Month

WHITBY -- June is Recreation and Parks Month and there’s no shortage of free fitness activities for residents to enjoy in Whitby.In addition to more than 60 kilometres of trails, skateboard parks and splash pads, outdoor sports fields, and 125 parks to ... [Published Newsdurhamregion.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Non-profit group makes pitch for Auchmar

By Kevin Werner, News StaffIn a surprising development, Hamilton Mountain councillor Terry Whitehead proposed a local non-profit organization take over Auchmar Estate less than a few weeks before the city ask organizations to submit applications to operate ... [Published Stoney Creek News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Doors Open salutes military

Come and take a peek behind the doors of some of Kingston's treasured historic sites Saturday at the annual Doors Open Ontario.This free event gives residents and visitors alike a chance to take a tour through local museums, churches and even some sites ... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Collip's efforts finally recognized

Dr. James Collip is finally getting his hometown recognition.The Ontario Heritage Trust and the Dr. James B. Collip Recognition Committee unveiled a provincial plaque commemorating Dr. James Bertram Collip.The unveiling took place at the Belleville Public ... [Published Community Press Canada - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Provincial plaque commemorates James Bertram Collip 1892-1965

/CNW/ - Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Dr. James B. Collip Recognition Committee unveiled a provincial plaque to commemorate Dr. James Bertram Collip.The unveiling took place at Belleville Public Library and John M. Parrott Art Gallery in ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 19 2014]

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"Lesley was a force of nature," she said. "Nature was her passion, She spent a lot of time walking Milne, encouraging people to pick up after themselves and their pets and policing against vandalism."
"TACAC (Tillsonburg Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee) is a group of dedicated people who have been designating heritage projects in Tillsonburg for many years" said Sue Saelens, a member of the Heritage, Beautification and Cemetery Committee speaking to Council, praising Rolph Street for its "beauty and gra...

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Price is right for new name on Markham woodlot [Published YorkRegion.com - Jul 27 2014]
Moving to preserve Rolph Street School [Published Tillsonburg News - Jul 25 2014]
Legacies Gained, Legacies Lost: Looking Back at... [Published Canadian Architect - Jul 23 2014]
Historian honoured with lifetime achievement award [Published Elmira Independent - Jul 18 2014]
A case of historical indifference: Battle of Lu... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 09 2014]
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy to perform ... [Published Tamar Securities - Jul 02 2014]
Rededicating plaque leads to thoughts of histor... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jun 27 2014]
Get active in Whitby during Recreation and Park... [Published Newsdurhamregion.com - Jun 25 2014]
Non-profit group makes pitch for Auchmar [Published Stoney Creek News - Jun 24 2014]
Doors Open salutes military [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Jun 21 2014]
Collip's efforts finally recognized [Published Community Press Canada - Jun 20 2014]
Provincial plaque commemorates James Bertram Co... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 19 2014]
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