July 27, 2016

Dear Subscriber,

We've just launched our Japanese Canadian Historic Places Recognition project and have already received a number of detailed nominations from community groups and active individuals.

The project continues our initiative to map meaningful heritage sites across the province, after completing the Chinese Historic Places Map in 2015 and the World Wars Monuments and Memorials Map earlier this year.  

We will be in attendance at Canada's largest celebration of Japanese culture, Powell Street Festival, in Vancouver this Saturday. Please come down, say hi, and let us know about the nominations you will be making!

In this update:

  • Japanese Canadian Historic Places Project

  • Strategic Plan

  • Member Spotlight

  • News & Events


Japanese Canadian Historic Places Recognition Project

We need your input! From Vancouver's Hastings Park to the mining community of Cumberland, significant Japanese Canadian Historic Sites are located across B.C. We need you to nominate the sites that are important to you and your community! 

» Nominate a Japanese Canadian historic place

» Share project poster

Photo Credit: Vancouver Archives. North Pacific Cannery [showing a] Japanese house, jacks and rollers (1910). AM870-S2---: CVA 783-171

Support a Heritage BC Program

When you donate to Heritage BC you can directly support our programs, including 
Training and Skills Development, Heritage Legacy Fund, Annual ConferenceHeritage BC Awards or Heritage Week.

» Support a program

Member Spotlight

Strategic Plan

Our 2016-2018 Strategic Plan charts a renewed direction for Heritage BC complementary to the Provincial Heritage Strategy. 

» Read our strategic plan

» Read the Provincial Heritage Strategy


Powell Street Festival

Canada's largest celebration of Japanese culture is coming July 30 & 31, and Heritage BC will be there to celebrate with you!

» Powell Street Festival

Chino Otsuka: Arrival

A photo exhibition exploring the early history of Japanese immigrants to Canada through the Nikkei National Museum archives.

» Chino Otsuka: Arrival

Britannia Mine Museum

The Britannia Mine Museum is hiring for Interpreter and Retail positions.

» Britannia Mine Museum

Join the discussion:              #HeritageBC

Photo credit: Vancouver Archives. Grand opening night at Lonsdale Theatre (1911). Ref: AM54-S4-: LP 362.



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