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

Welcome! • Bienvenue!

Welcome to REGENERATION – the new blog launched by the National Trust for Canada.  We want REGENERATION to be an inspiring, fresh and provocative source of stories and ideas about saving and regenerating places that matter to Canadians. Tomorrow is the Speech from the Throne, and we’re at a watershed moment in Canadian history: we … More Welcome! • Bienvenue!