Category Archives: News – Heritage

Heritage BC: ICOMOS in Vancouver and Endorsing Indigenous Cultural Heritage

Did You Know? Canadian see value and potential in museums.  Virtually everyone responding to a survey placed importance on a museum’s role to preserve the past and to provide learning experiences. A significant majority (91%) believe museums should attract tourists. … Continue reading

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Heritage BC: Did you know 3 out of 4 Canadians visit local?

Did You Know? Canadians want local. Canadians are more likely to visit local heritage institutions than when they are travelling elsewhere in Canada or internationally. 3 out of 4 (76%) surveyed said they visited at least one local heritage institution (in the … Continue reading

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Heritage Woodwork Workshop

Heritage Woodwork: An introduction to traditions and techniques Free workshop in Nelson offered on Saturday, October 19 & Sunday October 20, 2019 This two-day workshop will provide a theoretical and practical introduction to woodwork conservation, looking specifically at methods and … Continue reading

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Heritage BC: Conference and Awards Submissions Now Open

Did You Know? Canadians prioritize heritage In a recent survey for the Canadian government, 80% of Canadians surveyed said they visited a heritage institution or site, and they placed historic buildings, sites and museums at the top of the list … Continue reading

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2019 Heritage Award: Call for Nominations & Applications

The City of Nelson is now accepting applications and nominations for its annual Heritage Award, honouring individuals, businesses or organizations who have made an outstanding contribution towards the preservation and/or promotion of Nelson’s heritage. The winner, who will receive an $1000 … Continue reading

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FPCC releases policy paper on Indigenous Cultural Heritage

FPCC is excited to release a policy paper as a guide to help safeguard Indigenous Cultural Heritage (ICH). FPCC is the only organization in B.C. mandated to support the revitalization of ICH and this paper marks the first time that … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 Non-profit Workshops

Do you work or volunteer with one of the Basin’s many non-profit organizations?  In partnership with our Non-profit Advisors Program, the College of the Rockies and Selkirk College are hosting a series of workshops that could help build the knowledge and capacity … Continue reading

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