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National Trust Worst Losses List 2021 – Part 2

With arson and wildfires, rising land values, industrial development and housing pressures taking their toll, it is a dangerous time…

World Heritage at 50: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Half a century after the adoption of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, our planet faces multiple crises that threaten the very…

Discover Métis Culture, People and Now Bison at Métis Crossing

    One and a half hours from Edmonton, Métis Crossing in Smoky Lake AB, is a gathering place to…

Protecting the Character of Traditional Neighbourhoods

Many of Canada’s traditional heritage neighbourhoods are facing pressure to increase density and accommodate a greater mix of housing options…

Meet Laura Golebiowski, Herb Stovel Scholar

We caught up with Laura Golebiowski, Herb Stovel Scholar from Calgary, AB in Treaty 7 territory. Laura is currently working…

Making Obsolescence History: Confronting Barriers to Accelerate Building Reuse in Canada

When Natalie Voland, President of Quo Vadis- Gestion Immobilière in Montréal (a Certified B Corporation) approached mainstream banks about financing…

Staff Picks: 8 Historic Homes We Love

Every home has a story to tell. Besides telling Canada’s collective story, historic homes serve as settings where our individual…

The Legacy of Labour and Industry in 5 Historic Places

Canada has a rich history of labour and industry, with stories of towns being built by the industry that began…

Trust Questionnaire: Clint Robertson

Clint Robertson is an urban heritage planner and part-time organic farmer from Calgary, AB. He is a longtime National Trust…

Heritage in Bloom – A spring tour of Canada’s historic gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and spirit-lifting flowers are back in bloom in most Canadian communities. While self-isolation measures mean you…

10 Heritage Leaders Who Just Happen to be Women

Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is observed all over the world to shine a light on the…

5 Historic Places With a Soft Spot for Romance

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve been on the hunt for sweet love stories in historic places – and…

Reimagining a former Power Plant

Once facing the threat of demolition, the Rossdale Power Plant is now an integral piece of a redevelopment plan for…

Edmonton millennial leverages social media to engage an audience beyond conservationists

Growing up in Mill Woods, an Edmonton suburb that began to develop in the 1970s, Dan Rose wasn’t regularly exposed…

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…

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…