Museum Chat Live! E705 – Heritage Advocacy


On this episode of Museum Chat Live!, we discuss what heritage advocacy looks like on the local level, on the ground and at the grassroots. To help us navigate the many layers to identifying, protecting, and enhancing community heritage, we’ve invite Andrew Humeniuk onto the podcast. Andrew is a member of the the St. Catharines Heritage Advisory Committee and Executive Director of The Brown Homestead here in St. Catharines.

Take a listen and share your thoughts with us!

The views and opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre and the City of St. Catharines.


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A row of ten wartime-style houses line a dirt road. The homes are each on temporary platforms. A man is working on the dirt in front of the homes, which still seem to be a construction site. Hydro-lines cross the new neighbourhood.
A new development of wartime housing in St. Catharines, 1941. STCM S1941.36.8.2

One comment

  1. Just listened to Andrew Humeniuk of the John Brown Foundtiom on the chat Podcast. He has a terrific understanding of the issues facing Heritage Advocacy. It is challenging and he didn’t shy away from recognizing that.

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