Cultural Heritage Conference Contributions

Robert I. MacDonald
Ontario Association for Impact Assessment Conference 2014
For the last decade, ASI has been involved in the impact assessment of Highway 407 East with respect to archaeological heritage. It is arguably the largest and most complex archaeological assessment and mitigation...
Lisa Merritt, Rebecca Sciarra, and Robert MacDonald
Ontario Association of Impact Assessment Conference, 2017
The assessment of cultural heritage, including archaeological resources, built heritage, and cultural landscapes, provides an important historical perspective on past environments and human ecology. Heritage is also inherently predisposed to regional strategic EA...
Lauren Archer (ASI)
National Trust Conference 2016
Hockey fulfills a lot of roles in Canada: It’s a sport, a past-time, a form of entertainment, and, frequently, a symbol for nationhood and identity. Hockey could also be recognized as an evolved...
Rebecca Sciarra
National Trust Conference 2017
This presentation will focus on the intersection between regulations, guidelines and policies that help foster a culture of conservation by looking at the Credit River Valley in the Province of Ontario. The Credit...
Caitlin Coleman
Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Conference 2019
In Ontario’s Cultural Resource Management industry, we are experiencing a profound change in how we communicate with the public. Where once we relied on newspapers, academic journals, and museums to disseminate our knowledge,...
Chair: Joel Konrad (ASI), Participants: Marcus Letourneau (Queens University), Rebecca Sciarra (ASI), David Cuming (Cultural Heritage Resource Consultant), Robert MacDonald (ASI), Michelle Lee (City of Waterloo), and Stephan Heathorn (McMaster University)
Asociation of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) Conference 2016
Private sector cultural heritage evaluation, protection, and management in Ontario exist at the nexus of academic theory, legislative direction, and land-use planning. Heritage work in this context follows a conservation approach to mitigate...