Where to go on Historic Places Day? National Trust Board and Staff Picks

Historic places and heritage attractions tell us the story of Canada in a way history books can’t – offering authentic experiences and a personal connection with places that matter. Canada Historic Places Day shines a spotlight on sites of all types and sizes that are ready and willing to share their story with visitors. On … More Where to go on Historic Places Day? National Trust Board and Staff Picks

The Stories of Main Street

In my ongoing work with the National Trust’s Main Street program, so much of what I do is seeking people out, hearing their stories and helping them understand what Main Street is about. Main Street is about more than buildings: it’s about people. It’s about bringing people out onto the street, connecting them with their neighbours and uniting them behind a common goal. It’s about getting to the heart of a community, finding common ground and building a sense of belonging. When that happens, it’s really inspiring. And it’s rewarding. But it’s not always easy. … More The Stories of Main Street