Bill C-23 – Historic Places of Canada Act

Take Action on Bill C-23, New federal heritage legislation


Bill C-23 provides for the designation of places, persons and events that are of national historic significance or national interest, and fosters the protection and conservation of the heritage value of federally owned or regulated heritage places.

With the 9 recommended amendments, the Bill will address gaps in heritage protection and stewardship, addressing issues noted in several past reports by Auditors General.

Download the submission here

Plan to Meet with an elected official about Bill C-23:

A meeting request template and speaking notes can be found here – along with instructions for finding affected heritage properties in your area/your MP’s federal electoral district

Request a meeting with your own MP. Contact information can be found here

Request a meeting or write to other priority contacts: Contact information can be found here


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