Rural – here and abroad: My one-month experience in a small Italian village

By Sampoorna Bhattacharya, Summer Student (2018) for the National Trust for Canada In January 2018, I was given the opportunity to do my practicum placement with the National Trust for Canada. My task was to research the trends and cycles affecting rural Canada and make the connection to heritage, a task that I have since … More Rural – here and abroad: My one-month experience in a small Italian village

Barn – A Chapter from “A Number of Things: Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects”

In this series, we’ve asked a handful of notable Canadians to tell us about a place that matters to them. Our guest bloggers are great Canadians you likely know and admire, but may not have associated with heritage. Our goal is to spark conversations about why heritage matters, and broaden the circle of supporters and … More Barn – A Chapter from “A Number of Things: Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects”