April 2016

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Automatic protection — are old buildings next?

Picking up from last time… if we can — and do — have automatic protection for archaeological sites in Ontario, why not for other kinds of cultural heritage?

Digging down on automatic protection

An image of male manual worker hands coming out of a pile of dirt holding a pickaxe

Automatic protection in the deep

An illustration of ships coming to shore, written, The Hamilton & Scourge National Historic Site

Still with archaeology and how it is protected in Ontario, what about our marine heritage?

About Dan Schneider

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Dan Schneider is a heritage enthusiast, policy wonk, writer and professional heritage consultant. Formerly senior policy advisor with the provincial culture ministry, Dan has much experience with the Ontario Heritage Act and heritage policy issues. A lawyer by training, he was lead policy expert on major changes to the Ontario Heritage Act in 2005 and 2006. His advice is frequently sought on questions related to Ontario's legislative and policy framework for heritage. Based in St. Marys, Ontario, Dan is Principal of Dan Schneider Heritage Consulting. He can be reached at danschneider@live.ca.