Heritage

The Site C Dam location is seen along the Peace River in Fort St. John, B.C., Tuesday, April 18, 2017. A United Nations agency says Canada’s largest national park is now so threatened that it could likely be placed on the list of World Heritage sites in danger. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Alberta’s Wood Buffalo National Park nears endangered status

UNESCO says industry, poor governance ‘likely’ endanger Canadian World Heritage site

 

(Historica Canada)

VIDEO: Heritage Minute marks 100th anniversary of work to discover insulin

Video centres on Leonard Thompson, 13, the first patient to receive successful injections for Type 1 diabetes

 

The Sybil Andrews Cottage property in Willow Point, along with the Haig-Brown House property, have both been assigned Community Heritage Designation. Mirror File Photo

Sybil Andrews cottage and Haig-Brown House get full heritage status

Designation offers both protection as well as opening up future funding opportunities

 

A public hearing is being held into designating Haig-Brown House (pictured) and the Sybil Andrews property as heritage properties. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River

Let’s talk about protecting community heritage sites

Interested in contributing to the conversation about local heritage sites? Tune in…

  • Feb 19, 2021
A public hearing is being held into designating Haig-Brown House (pictured) and the Sybil Andrews property as heritage properties. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
The Haig-Brown House has been added to the city’s Heritage Register as it looks to increase protections for both it and the Sybil Andrews property in Willow Point. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
The Haig-Brown House has been added to the city’s Heritage Register as it looks to increase protections for both it and the Sybil Andrews property in Willow Point. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River

Two Campbell River properties to get more heritage protection

Haig-Brown and Sybil Andrews properties to have Heritage Designation Bylaws submitted to province

The Haig-Brown House has been added to the city’s Heritage Register as it looks to increase protections for both it and the Sybil Andrews property in Willow Point. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
The Haig-Brown House has been added to the city’s Heritage Register as it looks to increase protections for both it and the Sybil Andrews property in Willow Point. Photo courtesy Museum at Campbell River
Built in 1888, the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, in Banff National Park, has a long and storied history.

An Ambassador’s Guide to Banff: Exploring Local History

Planning for future travels: From Banff’s birthplace to this iconic hotel, there’s lots to discover

  • Nov 24, 2020
Built in 1888, the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, in Banff National Park, has a long and storied history.
Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020

The fear of selling a century-old home in B.C.

Homeowner worries a piece of Abbotsford’s heritage will be lost if lot is redeveloped

Campbell River’s Tyee Plaza clocktower rises once again

‘This is truly a new beginning for an old friend of Campbell River’

Mummified cat found in heritage Victoria home

The owners of the Wentworth Villa Architectural Heritage Museum made an interesting discovery