“Heritage and Democracy : Bringing Heritage out of History and into the City”

The 2016 ICOMOS Canada Symposium, Toronto, May 5-7, 2016.

On Thursday, May 5th, the Toronto The Good 2016 Party, organized by E.R.A. Architects at the Distillery District, celebrated the anniversary of Jane Jacobs’ 100th birthday (May 4th) and the launch of the Jane’s Walk festival (May 6th – May8th).

May 6th’s day-long event was planned around integrating ICOMOS Canada into the Jane’s Walks events – a chance for people to meet and share ideas. Tours and workshops were held to discuss new ways of viewing and integrating heritage in our everyday lives.

May 7th’s morning session was decicated to lectures on the impact of climate change and on the evolution of national parks. The Annual General Meeting was held in the afternooon.