JANUARY 8 2015


Main Street:
At The Heart of The Community

It's time to get ready for Heritage Week 2015! The national theme, 'Main Street: At the Heart of the Community, celebrates the social and economic history that makes a community's downtown or Main Street, an integral part of a community's past, a vibrant part of the present, and a significant resource to preserve and promote for the future. Here are some of the things we have planned.

Heritage Week Poster

The Heritage Week Poster is almost ready to be sent out to Heritage BC Members, schools and other community associations across BC. Watch for the launch next week - we're excited about the 'then and now' image theme!  
If you would like a copy, please contact us asap at
Can't wait? Download and share this mini poster:
» Heritage Week 2015 Mini PDF

Share Your Heritage Week Events

Are you planning to hold an event during Heritage Week that celebrate's your community Main Street? Heritage BC is focusing on social media to share and promote Heritage Week events across the province. Tell us about your community history and share your archive photographs. Show us what and how heritage buildings are a vital part of your downtown today. Promote your Heritage Week events on Heritage BC Facebook and Twitter. We want to hear from you! 

After your community event, you can enter a description plus photos in our Heritage Week Contest. Your community group could win a
 feature article in Heritage BC Quarterly and receive two complimentary registrations to the Heritage BC Conference in October 2015 in Rossland, BC.  

» Community Events: Heritage Week Contest


Using Heritage to Build Dynamic Downtowns

This timely one hour webinar explores best practices in heritage conservation for downtown revitalization. Learn about heritage legislation, planning tools, case studies and economic impact analysis.

Presenter Maria Stanborough is an urban planner, senior policy analyst, and the project manager for the Dynamic Downtowns Workbook: Using Heritage to Build Strong, Vibrant Downtowns. 

One registration allows ALL staff members at one location to participate. Access to the archived recording is included. Find out more: » Dynamic Downtown Webinar

» Registration: January 21 at 10am 

» Registration: February 18 at 7pm 




Tell us how your 
community is celebrating!


Share events and photos
on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter


Enter the new

Heritage Week Contest


Find out all about
Main Street: 
At The Heart of The Community

» Heritage Week 2015







Heritage BC Members 
$25 with discount code:

Non Members 




Have Your Renewed Your Membership for 2015?

At Heritage BC we've got lots of exciting things planned for the New Year.  Get the satisfaction of supporting a dynamic and worthwhile organization dedicated to heritage conservation in B.C. Please take a few minutes to review our new membership policies and rates. Whether you are a new member – or a valued renewing member – it's easy when you visit our website: 
» Heritage BC Membership 

**LIMITED OFFER: Receive an additional 10% off advertising rates in the Heritage BC Quarterly when you join or renew by January 31, 2015.

Heritage BC Member Benefits include:
• Heritage BC Quarterly delivered to your door
• 10% discount on display ads in Heritage BCQuarterly
• Our regular enews Update 
• Voting rights at the AGM
• 30% discount on Heritage Canada The National Trust (HCNT) Memberships
• Reduced registration fees at events like the annual conference, workshops and webinars


» Heritage BC Fall Quarterly 

Articles & Advertising Deadlines for Winter 2015 
February 27, 2015






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