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Local 27 a Sponsor for the mayors reception for the 20th Anniversary Kilbourn Lecture

20th Kilbourn Lecture to Explore Toronto's Industrial Roots

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As large tracts of brownfields and post-industrial landscapes are being re-imagined, cleaned up, and transformed into new communities, Heritage Toronto aims to open up a dialogue on our city's industrial past at the upcoming 42nd annual Heritage Toronto Awards. As a highlight of the Monday, October 17th event, the 20th Kilbourn Lecture will be delivered by Professor Steven High of Concordia University.

Professor Steven HighProfessor Steven High

Author of the award-winning 'Industrial Sunset: the Making of North America’s Rust Belt', and 'Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization', Professor High's talk, titled 'The Deindustrialization of the Senses: a Multi-Sensory Approach to Intangible Heritage', will explore the changing dynamic between industry and surrounding communities in Toronto.

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