Heritage BC Award Nominations

NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2014  The Heritage BC Awards Program recognizes achievement by individuals, associations, businesses, and governments in the field of heritage conservation. At our Annual Conference in the Fall 2014 we have the opportunity to celebrate recipients from across the province.It's time to nominate the deserving conservation projects, advocacy and planning initiatives, interesting books and the dedicated...
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News Release: Heritage Week

Voyage through maritime history during Heritage Week.  Heritage Week begins Monday, Feb. 17 and continues through to Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.  This year's theme, Heritage Afloat, makes this a great time to explore local maritime heritage and learn more about the role B.C.'s waterways and maritime vessels played in building B.C.  The week is focused on waterways and maritime tradition, transportation, navigation, fisheries, recreation...
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HBC Awards Nominations April 1st

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Now you've got more time to nominate and recognize achievement by individuals, associations, businesses, and governments in the field of heritage conservation.Though the Annual Conference now takes place in the fall, the Heritage BC Awards Nomination deadline is now extended to April 1st. Categories are  Heritage Conservation;  Advocacy, Awareness and Planning; and the Ruby Nobbs Achievement Award. Click here for...
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Heritage Week Honours Parks Centennial

MEDIA RELEASE : HERITAGE WEEK FEBRUARY 21-27 2011  “A Century of Conservation:  Parks and Cultural Landscapes” has been chosen as the theme for Heritage Week 2011 in recognition of the centennial of both BC Parks and Parks Canada this year.  Heritage Week begins on National Heritage Day, the third Monday in February.Created in 1911, Canada’s Dominion Parks Service was the first such national organization in the world.
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Carleton Elementary to Stay Open

Carleton Elementary in Vancouver has received a reprieve, along with several other schools, after a majority of school board trustees have confirmed this week that they will vote not to close any of them. Sir Guy Carleton School includes at least three buildings of heritage value.  The oldest of them has been closed for a few years following a fire. Heritage BC wrote to the Vancouver School Board last spring when demolition was threatened. ...
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