Community Heritage Ontario

Patrimoine communautaire de l'Ontario


     Serving Ontario's Municipal Heritage Committees

To view some of the PowerPoints of sessions presented at the 2019 Ontario Heritage Conference in Goderich/Bluewater - Please click here  To view videos please see under the Education tab.

Bill 108 - CHO/PCO comments submitted on Bill 108 to the Environmental Registry - view our comments click here

Latest edition of the OAHP newsletter is now available! 

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Official Plan Review by Paul R. King

Members of a municipal heritage committee can provide very useful advisory input when their municipality is reviewing and revising its official plan.
To read the complete article click here.

Revisiting Value - Whose Heritage are we Protecting?

A PowerPoint presentation from  Beth Hanna, CEO, Ontario Heritage Trust

As presented at the 2017 Ontario Heritage Conference June 10, 2017

To view click here

CHO and Bill C323 - Letter to Standing Committee

To read our letter sent to  the standing committee and
Peter Van Loan click here.  


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

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.

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