Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

HERITAGE: Imagining Futures May 4-6 in Victoria

In a fast-paced and quickly changing world, it is easy to think we are living on the edge of the future. But what of the past? How will heritage fit into the future?It is questions like these that inspire our 2017 conference: HERITAGE: Imagining Futures.We open the two-day conference by offering the statement, “The future of heritage is…”. Our keynote speakers, Lorna Williams and Jack Lohman, with their vast experiences and...

Heritage Week 2017 Theme and Dates Announced

February 13 – 19, 2017My Canada!My BC!In 2017, all British Columbians will celebrate our place and contribution to Canada, as all Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.“My Canada! My BC!” is conceived to inspire Canadians and British Columbians to embrace, explore and enjoy their own heritage places and spaces across the country and throughout our beautiful province.This Heritage Week, celebrate your community...

Heritage BC 2017 Awards Gala Tickets now on sale!

Join the celebration at the Heritage BC 36th Annual Awards Gala where the outstanding and significant achievements of British Columbia’s heritage conservation heroes are recognized!Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with B.C.’s heritage advocates, organizations, groups, businesses and government officials as we honour the winners of the 36th Annual Heritage BC Awards.Our awards gala venue, Heritage Hall, in Vancouver’s Mount...

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is Introduced

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is IntroducedOn December 6, Peter van Loan, Conservative critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites, introduced a Private Member’s Bill for the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Canada. Designed to support those who invest in our cultural heritage, this Bill will have the potential to encourage rehabilitation of properties in the Canadian Register of Historic Places.In a press release, Mr. van Loan...

Placing BC Francophone Culture on the Map

BC Francophone Cultural Mapping Project Placing BC Francophone Culture on the Map  Heritage BC is partnering with the Heritage Branch, Tourism Policy Branch, the Francophone Economic Development Society and the Francophone Historical Society to recognize the valuable contributions made by the Francophone community to B.C.’s economic, cultural and social fabric. Phase I of the project will result in an interactive map of significant...