APRIL 15 2015

Dear Subscriber


Become an Expert in Your Community
By Taking a Heritage BC Webinar

Our one-hour webinars provide expert instruction by Heritage BC staff Kathryn Molloy and Karen Dearlove. Our current webinars are especially useful to those of you applying to the Heritage Legacy Fund.

There is still time to register for our Grant Writing webinar which will take place at 7pm today!

»Grant Writing Registration

Our next webinar takes place at 10am & 7pm on April 20 and is on the topic of How to use the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.

Our webinars cost only $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

»Heritage BC Webinars


For more learning opportunities from
Jim Mountain, Heritage Canada and other industry experts, attend the Heritage BC Annual Conference! Rossland B.C.
October 1-3, 2015

»Heritage BC
Annual Conference


Call for Papers

Heritage BC's annual conference is being held October 1-3, 2015 in Rossland, BC. This year's conference theme is "The Main Thing," and is based on the Heritage Week theme of "Main Street: At the Heart of the Community." The theme addresses how to create dynamic downtowns by refreshing and renewing revitalization strategies and how to leverage your heritage assets to discover tourism and sustainability opportunities.

We are looking for workshop presenters and student presenters. We are accepting outlines for traditional presentations (15-20 mins), conference sessions or roundtables (90 minutes), and workshop facilitators (90 mins). We are also accepting outlines for student papers for traditional presentations (15-20 mins).

Please include with your submission:

• Title of presentation/session proposed, format, and 300 words (approx.) summary

• How your proposal aligns with the conference theme(s)

• Author/authors’ name, contact information, and brief CV, including prior speaking engagements if applicable

Send submissions to kdeadlove@heritagebc.ca

Deadline for submissions is May 15, 2015



Our website is constanly being updated with new conference information, speaker announcements and workshop program additions. Check back for more information.

»Heritage BC Annual Conference





What is your favourite example of Adaptive Reuse in B.C.?

The theme of the Spring 2015 Heritage BC Quarterly is "Adaptive Reuse" and we are looking outstanding and creative examples from communities in British Columbia.

Do you know of a great example of Adaptive Reuse that we can feature? Send a 300 word description with photographs. Or do you have an idea for an article based on the topic of Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Conservation?

Submit articles and proposals to amusmary@heritagebc.ca by 30 April.

We are also looking for advertisers. Heritage BC Quarterly is a unique opportunity to reach planners, architects, local governments, heritage home owners and more, as well as supporting Heritage BC.

»Ad rates and specifications

To receive your copy of  Heritage BC Quarterly,
sign up for membership:

» Heritage BC Membership




Heritage Legacy Fund Application Deadline Looming!

The deadline for applications to the Heritage Legacy Fund is Midnight April 30.

To apply, you need to contact the Program Manager, Karen Dearlove, to confirm eligibility of your organization and project by April 23 before accessing the online application.

The Heritage Legacy Fund supports the conservation of heritage resources in British Columbia, as well as the promotion and increased public awareness, understanding, and appreciation of British Columbia’s heritage resources.

To find out if you are eligable to apply, please see the information below and contact Karen Dearlove - kdearlove@heritagebc.ca

» Guidelines & Application Forms online                                         

Find out more:

» Heritage Legacy Fund information

» HLF Conservation Worksheet

» HLF Awareness Worksheet

» HLF Guidelines


Volunteer for Heritage BC!

We are looking for Membership Assistants to support us with encouraging and maintaining Heritage BC membership. This is a voluntary opportunity available to those working from home.

We are also looking for Library Assistants to assist us  with setting up and managing the Heritage BC library, here at our office in West Vancouver.

For more information contact sshad@heritagebc.ca

We want to hear your thoughts! Give us your feedback by completing our membership survey!

»Membership survey


Vancouver Heritage Foundation Old School Courses

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is hosting two workshops as part of their 'Old School for Building Conservation' courses. 'Heritage 101: Understanding Heritage Conservation' (April 25)  and 'Wood Windows Restoration and Repair' (May 9) cost just $110/$100 for a one day course.

»Vancouver Heritage Foundation courses

Vancouver Special Tour

This weekend the VHF will look out how five homeowners have reinvented their Specials to fit their needs. Join the tour and see how the Vancouver Special offers a blank canvas for creative homeowners to really explore their potential.

»Buy Vancouver Special Tour tickets

Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund open for applications

The Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund awards one or more Canadian students or young professionals (age 20-35) pursuing post-secondary or graduate studies in built heritage conservation, or working in the field of built heritage conservation.

»Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund






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