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The Higher ED Blog: Newcomers are helping rural communities more than you think

Canada, as we know it today, was built on natural resources. From the early days of fish and beavers to today’s oil and gems, natural More...

Preserving history in digital form

Dan Solomon from co.create looks at how UNESCO is preserving history by capturing lost cultural monuments in digital form. Read full story

Role of virtual reality and technology in museums

Stephen Karmazyn from the Globe and Mail looks at the role of virtual reality and technology in the future of museums. Read the full story More...

The Higher ED Blog: Heritage properties are better economic assets than you think

Economic development is about progress. It’s right there in the title: economic development. In a field that is forward-looking by definition, it can be difficult More...

The hottest trend in small-biz branding: Old-timey logos

Out with the old and in with the new? No longer exists as companies are branding off of historical logos, thus becoming a heritage brand.

Will this be the museum of the future?

Imagine walking into a 1,300-year-old Buddhist cave carved from a cliff overlooking a stretch of the ancient Silk Road in Dunhuang, China. You point your More...

Heritage vs. infrastructure: case study in Hyderabad, India

Do you imagine built heritage as dead monuments of a distant past? As we move deeper into the 21st century, the perception of built heritage More...