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The Legacy of Labour and Industry in 5 Historic Places

Canada has a rich history of labour and industry, with stories of towns being built by the industry that began…

Featuring 5 Canadian Lighthouses to Inspire Your Social Distancing

Friday August 7th is National Lighthouse Day, and with over 350 historic lighthouses in Canada, it is easy to see why they should be celebrated….

Place-keeping in Vancouver’s Chinatown: Reviving a Threatened Area with “Hot and Noisy” 熱鬧 Mahjong Nights and a Historic Cantonese School

In 2015, the historic Chinatown neighbourhood in Vancouver’s downtown eastside was at a tipping point. Surging development pressure threatened its…

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – BC’s “Monster Cannery” Still Brimming with Stories

Once the leading salmon cannery in British Columbia, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada, in continuous…

Heritage in Bloom – A spring tour of Canada’s historic gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and spirit-lifting flowers are back in bloom in most Canadian communities. While self-isolation measures mean you…

5 examples exhibiting the vitality of the French language in Canada

Every year, on March 20th, the world celebrates International Francophonie Day. Following the celebrations that took place last month, we…

10 Heritage Leaders Who Just Happen to be Women

Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is observed all over the world to shine a light on the…

5 Historic Places With a Soft Spot for Romance

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve been on the hunt for sweet love stories in historic places – and…

8 Historically Significant Spots for Picnics This Summer

Urban heat island getting you down? Take a break from the concrete jungle at one of these historically significant picnicking…

Trust Questionnaire: Marion Cumming

Made famous by writer Marcel Proust, the Proust Questionnaire is said to reveal one’s true nature. We asked a National…

The social side of adaptive reuse

Typically, non-profit organizations offering community services such as shelter, meals and counselling set up shop in buildings that meet their…

Karen Aird: On a Mission to Change the Game for Indigenous Heritage Places in Canada

Karen Aird is a member of Saulteau First Nations, Karen is the founding president of the Indigenous Heritage Circle, an emerging national…