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5 Critical Factors Facing the Future of Heritage: A Perspective from a Young Heritage Professional

A few months ago, I was invited to Montreal to participate at the Round Table hosted by Christina Cameron, Canada’s…

Indigenous Architecture in Canada: A Step Towards Reconciliation

Architecture can contribute positively to social change. It was a missed opportunity, then, that there was no explicit mention of…

The social side of adaptive reuse

Typically, non-profit organizations offering community services such as shelter, meals and counselling set up shop in buildings that meet their…

Exploring the hidden past

Urban exploration sometimes gets a bad rap. Media reports frequently associate it with trespassing, graffiti and vandalism, and this has…

Cliffside Stories: How Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Feeds Today’s Generations

To Conrad Little Leaf of the Piikani Nation, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort Macleod, AB and its neighbouring foothills and…

Canada’s Historic Barns: Buildings at risk, buildings with value

Much of the story of our country is embedded within the posts and beams of old barns. They demonstrate the…

Honouring the Truth: the Physical Legacy of Canada’s Residential Schools

2017 promises to be an extraordinary year as Canada positively sizzles with national celebrations marking the 150th Anniversary of Confederation….

A Culture of Inertia

A story that profoundly touched me was told to us (siblings) by our mother, a childhood memory and one which…

Making History Accessible for Today and the Future

Almost 30 years ago today, I was wheeling through the Prairies on the last leg of my Man In Motion…

Protecting Indigenous Heritage: Lessons from the Past

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its Final Report in December 2015, it acknowledged the importance of Indigenous heritage…

A Hope and a Prayer for Places of Faith

The following is a transcript of Natalie Bull’s speech at the Walrus Talks Spirituality, presented by the Walrus and the…