18 SEPTEMBER 2014 


Last Chance To Register!

Registration for the 2014 Building Bridges Conference will close on Monday September 22 at midnight.  Don't delay and register today to secure your place!

Join us in Cloverdale BC on September 26-27 for two informative and energizing days of discussion, collaboration, workshops and networking!

This year Heritage BC is bringing it all together and building bridges across diverse interests, challenges and approaches for heritage planners, professionals, business, government, educators and heritage organizations across the province. 
» Conference Schedule at a Glance

Don't be disappointed — register today! Get all the details on interactive workshops here:
» Programs & Workshops

Don't Forget To Sign Up For Member and CHC Reports!

We have opportunities for Heritage BC Members and Community Heritage Commission's to provide short presentations or updates on what's been happening in their region. This year we have shifted to one amalgamated conference - there is no separate Community Heritage Commissions conference - so don't miss out! Registrants must sign up in advance to present and this can be done when you register online.  Already registered?  No problem!  Sign up below and give us your details and type of report to secure your place! 

» Sign Up For Member Reports - Sept 26, 10.15-11.45am

» Sign Up For CHC Reports - Sept 27, 8.30 - 10.00am

Volunteers Wanted!

With our exciting new expanded conference program there will be lots to do! Check out the volunteering opportunities via our Volunteer Spot Page and let us know if you can lend a hand!  Volunteers will receive a special discounted rate of $75 to attend the conference, and all we ask is that you volunteer a minimum of 4 hours across the two days.  

Click on the Volunteer Opportunities icon to choose your shifts. Then register online and select the 'volunteer' rate. Sign up today!  » Volunteer Opportunities

Discover Surrey's Heritage

On Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm join us for four different Talks & Tours including the Surrey Museum 'Every River Tells A Story' exhibiton, a Geneology Talk at the Cloverdale Library, a Walking Tour in downtown Cloverdale, and the fascinating BC Vintage Truck Museum. Experience the local heritage and history of Cloverdale BC – the historic centre of Surrey. Sign up at the conference registration.
» Program: Saturday Talks & Tours

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A Night At The Races!

Get your tickets for an entertaining evening of awards presentations and horse racing at the Clubhouse, Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino, on Friday September 26.

Our Annual Awards Gala recognizes important contributions in heritage conservation, planning and awareness in BC.  Delicious appetizers, a photo booth with traditional racing props to capture special moments, and our own racetrack teller on hand to place bets – it’s set to be a night of roaring success from starting post to finish line. 

6:30 - 9:00pm     Heritage BC Awards Gala
9:00 - 10:30pm   Live Horse Racing

Tickets are $35/person - please order yours on the Conference Registration form. This is a 19+ event and 2 pieces of ID are required for all guests. There will be a cash bar for guests and a race teller on hand from 9pm! 

» HBC Awards Gala Registration





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Municipal Election Resources
Now Available!

Are you concerned about heritage conservation and planning in your community? Are there heritage issues that you want your municipal government to address?  Does your community need a Community Heritage Commission, a Community Heritage Register, or long term heritage conservation planning in your official community plan?

Heritage BC has created handy Heritage and Municipal Election Fact Sheets about why heritage conservation is an important issue in municipal elections, questions for candidates on heritage issues, and info about heritage conservation tools and activities available to municipal governments.

» HBC Municipal Election Resource Sheets



Are there heritage issues that you want your municipal government to address?

» Heritage BC
Municipal Elections



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