This week on Ask A Historian, Matthew welcomes Jesse de Jager, Manager of Capital Projects at Credit Valley Conservation, as they discuss the future of the Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area.

Jesse reflects on the industrial past of the landscape and the plans and processes for reclaiming and repairing the natural landscape.

Jesse de Jager is the Manager of Capital Projects at Credit Valley Conservation. He has worked at CVC for the past 15 years to manage conservation lands and provide public access to greenspace through the planning and development of high-quality public realm. Jesse is part of a team from CVC, TRCA and the Region of Peel that are working to bring the Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area to life at the shoreline of Lake Ontario in Mississauga.

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