Heritage Legacy Fund awards $90,000 in grants

Following a rigorous adjudication process, 17 heritage projects will be receiving $90,000 in grants. This funding, made possible through the Heritage Legacy Fund and overseen by Heritage BC, provides grants for heritage conservation and heritage awareness projects throughout British Columbia.The Heritage Legacy Fund (HLF) was established in 2003 by the provincial government of British Columbia with an endowment of $5 million, held by the Vancouver...
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Visit us at Powell Street Festival this Saturday!

Come visit us this weekend at Canada's largest celebration of Japanese Canadian arts and culture! We will be at the 40th Annual Powell Street Festival on Saturday, July 30, spreading the word about the Japanese Canadian Historic Places Recognition Project.Stop by our booth in the Vancouver Buddhist Temple and let us know what Japanese Canadian sites are important to you and your community! 
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Heritage Legacy Fund Update: The Potato House

Based in the downtown core of Williams Lake is the 1940s heritage property, and 2015 Heritage Legacy Fund project, The Potato House.The house was built by true Cariboo Pioneers, the Borkowski Brothers, who learnt their trade through a railway library loan, reading by lamplight at night and setting to work building houses the next day.  Eventually creating a whole block, which became known as the “Borkowski Block”.
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Nominate a Japanese Canadian Historic Place in B.C.!

» Japanese Canadian Historic Places Project Launch Press ReleaseDo you know a historic place associated with the history of the Japanese community in British Columbia that is important to you or your community? Do you know of any historic places in British Columbia that should be recognized as significant to the Japanese-Canadian community? Let us know!Heritage BC is pleased to announce a Japanese Canadian Historic Places Recognition...
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PR: Province seeks nominations for Japanese Canadian historical sites

Do you know a historic place associated with the history of the Japanese Canadian community in British Columbia that is important to you or your community? If you do, now is your chance to nominate it to be considered for formal recognition of its heritage value. The Province is seeking nominations from the public for historic places with significance to British Columbians of Japanese descent which reflect the development and history of the province...
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