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ACORN, Fall 2015 Issue - Call for submissions
The ACORN editorial board is calling for submissions of articles or photo essays for the fall issue. The theme is “Heritage and the Arts.” Many of Ontario’s heritage buildings and landscapes have inspired or been the stage for thriving arts and cultural activities. This issue will explore the intersection of heritage with literature, film, visual and performing arts. Submission date: Aug. 4, 2015

The Coordinated Land Use Planning Review – Ensuring that Heritage is Not Forgotten
As part of the Coordinated Land Use Planning Review instituted by the Ontario Government, ACO has made a submission to the Ontario Growth Secretariat stressing the need for stronger protection for cultural heritage resources

2015 ACO Awards – Nominations Now Open
Do you know a Heritage Hero? Do you know an amazing heritage restoration? Have you read a great book, blog, newspaper series, website about heritage? Take time to recognize them – nominate that special person, or that special project in your town for the 2015 ACO Awards. Nominations are due on Aug. 14, 2015. Awards will be given at the annual Awards Dinner at the Arts and Letters Club, November 13, 2015.

80 for 80

ACO'S 80TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK NOW AVAILABLE
The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) is celebrating its 80th anniversary with the publication of a book, “80 for 80: Celebrating Eighty Years of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario”. The illustrated book documents eighty among the hundreds of buildings and structures across Ontario that ACO has had a hand in saving since it rescued one building, the Barnum House, in 1933. For more information on the book and how to order it, click on this item.

STRATEGIC PLAN
This document reports of the strategic plan that was developed in the spring of 2012

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  Events

Enjoy the north channel of Bala Falls, location of a proposed 4 MW hydroelectric plant

PICNIC AT BALA FALLS
August 8, 2015
A picnic to celebrate the cultural heritage landscape of Bala