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Patrimoine communautaire de l'Ontario


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Ontario Association of Heritage Professionals (OAHP) Newsletter Autumn Edition 2016

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Thanks to OAHP for allowing us to share this with you!


Main Street Infrastructure: Options for Repairs/Replacement

From the 2016 Ontario Heritage Conference in Stratford-St. Marys - May 12-14, 2016. Presentation from  Bruce Grant, BM Ross & Assoc. Ltd., Julie Docker Johnson, Chair St. Marys BIA, Brett Kittmer, CAO St.Marys

Is Climate Change Already Impacting Infrastructure?

Recorded session from the 2016 Ontario Heritage Conference in Stratford-St. Marys - May 12-14, 2016. Presentation from Jim Young, RWDI Air


PowerPoint Presentation from 2016 Ontario Heritage Conference now available

Eileen P. K. Costello, LLP -  click on title to view Designating Lessons Part 1 & Designating Lessons Part 2

Eileen Costello is a member of Aird & Berlis LLP's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group. Eileen articled with the firm, became an associate in 2002 and a partner in 2006.


Eileen practises exclusively in the area of municipal and land use planning law, including acquiring development approvals for a broad range of clients and advising municipalities on all aspects of the statutory and regulatory scheme which governs land development and regulation in the province. Eileen also undertakes prosecutions for municipalities in respect of zoning, property standards and building standards enforcement. Eileen appears regularly before municipal authorities and administrative tribunals, most notably the Ontario Municipal Board and the Conservation Review Board. She also appears before the Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court in respect of leave motions and appeals from the Ontario Municipal Board, decisions of chief building officials, and by-law interpretation matters.

Eileen is the author of The Ontario Heritage Act and Commentary and has a growing specialization with respect to heritage matters, including advising private property owners and municipal governments with respect to their obligations and opportunities under the Act.

CHO is launching a new initiative for HCD

(Heritage Conservation Districts) 

A reference library of links, documents and information about HCDs for proponents, residents and staff. Please feel free to contact us about the information you would like to see and resources you need. To access our HDC page click on photo.

24 Sussex - Prime Minister's Residence

Read CHO President Wayne Morgan's letter of support for the restoration and preservation of 24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Ontario Heritage Act

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Are you looking for good information on the Ontario Heritage Act? Watch Jim Leonard of the Ontario Heritage Trust explain the ins and outs of it, in this video from the Ontario Heritage Conference - Heritage Properties Real Estate & Insurance
Looking for best practices? View our video on Vacant, Derelict Heritage Properties - The Ottawa Initiative - learn about their by-law for heritage property standards