The Canadian Tulip Festival is a breathtaking, authentic event that has grown significantly since it first began in 1953. In the fall of 1945, in gratitude for Canada’s help during World War II to The Netherlands , the Dutch Royal
The Sussex Courtyards in Ottawa are a fun way to go from George Street to Murray Street throughout a network of lanes parallel to Sussex Drive. They guide you from Byward Market to the National Gallery of Canada. They host
Main Image: Overview of the development at the Church of the Good Thief In 2018 the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston (Archdiocese) sold the residual land and former Rectory at the vacant Church of the Good Thief to a numbered company
Main Images: The Crystal Cottage Before Relocation The Relocation of the Crystal Cottage – Brantford Ontario On Sunday November 7th 2021, a 19th century building known as the Crystal Cottage was relocated in Downtown Brantford to make way for a new residential
This past October I visited Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History in Montreal, Quebec: https://pacmusee.qc.ca/en/ .It was part of a tour with ICOMOS colleagues visiting Ottawa and Montreal https://www.icomos.org/en, as part of their annual conference. This amazing museum shows and explains a
Montreal has been making great progress in creating pedestrianized streets and enhancing pedestrian priority areas. The number of pedestrian-friendly areas has grown to nearly 56 projects, making Montreal the focal point for pedestrianization in Canada. Montreal stands in marked contrast
This past January Brent Toderian was in Kingston making a public presentation to City Council, and later to a climate change symposium, talking about intensification, climate change and city planning. Finally, I thought, intensification and climate change are being discussed
Here is a great idea that turns necessity into a virtue - covering unattractive utility boxes with beautiful art! Many cities are turning to utility box wraps to eliminate the unattractive visual impact of this necessary infrastructure crowding our public streets.