HERITAGE NEWS & EVENTS
JOIN US TODAY: Japanese Canadian Heritage Values Workshop
You are invited to share your knowledge, stories and what you value about historic places associated with the Japanese-Canadian Canadian community and Canadians of Japanese ancestry in B.C.
Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Time: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Level 3 Meeting Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6B 6B1
Contact: Madhavee Inamdar (Madhavee.Inamdar@gov.bc.ca) for more information
Attendance is free
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» Today: Japanese Canadian Heritage Values Workshop
AND THE AWARD GOES TO...
Nominations are now open for Heritage BC’s Annual Awards Program, recognizing the outstanding and significant achievements in heritage conservation of individuals, organizations, groups, businesses and governments in communities across B.C. The award-winners will be feted at the Awards Ceremony and Gala, held during Heritage Week in February 2017.
Awards will be presented in four categories: Heritage Conservation; Heritage Education and Awareness; Heritage Planning and Management, and the Distinguished Service Award.
Nominations can be submitted through Heritage BC’s website until the end of the day on Friday, November 4, 2016.
UPCOMING HERITAGE BC WEBINARS: Register Today
Members of PIBC and AIBC can earn Continuous Professional Learning Units for attending, see our website for more information about Heritage BC Workshops & Webinars:
September 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM
» Heritage Basics Webinar
October 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM
» Heritage Conservation, Sustainability & Climate Change Webinar
November 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM
» Heritage Legislation in British Columbia Webinar
December 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM
» NEW: Heritage Conservation Areas in B.C. Webinar
NOTE: Once you register, please keep your registration link safe as this is unique to you.
For more information, contact Maxine Schleger at firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-855-349-7243 or 604-428-7243.
DRAFTING A STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE
The Strathcona Church, 431 Princess Ave., Vancouver BC
Saturday, October 15, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Register here: $30 (+tax)
This workshop will provide you with the knowledge to author a Statement of Significance, following the formal conventions to draft an SOS for submission to three levels of government. Heritage professionals, students, homeowners, heritage building and site owners are all welcome. This workshop will be led by BC Heritage Branch Senior Heritage Planner, Berdine Jonker. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Thank you to the Provincial Heritage Branch for providing sponsorship for this workshop.
This course earns 4 Core LU’s AIBC
For more information about the Vancouver Heritage Foundation's Education Offerings, visit their website:
» Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Learn with us
2016 HERITAGE & CULTURAL PLANNERS & PROFESSIONALS MEETING
Shadbolt Center, 6450 Deer Lake, Burnaby
Friday, November 25, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Register: at http://cahp-acecp.ca/chapters/british-columbia/ by PayPal or send cheque before November 10 to: BCAHP 1030 - 470 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5
Please register early and help us in planning the meeting.
General attendance $40.00 (BCAHP $35.00) incl. coffee breaks & lunch
No host wine & cheese reception at 4:00 pm
CANADA 150 FUND
2017 may be just around the corner, but the Department of Canadian Heritage is still accepting applications to the Canada 150 Fund.
About the Fund:
"Projects supported by the Canada 150 Fund are new and specifically designed to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Applicants are encouraged to design and propose projects that encourage active participation and bring Canadians together to mark and celebrate our diversity in inclusive ways and to help shape Canada for the future."
Learn more about the Canada 150 Fund here.