ICOMOS Canada’s initiative on O.U.V. has begun

ICOMOS Canada’s initiative on Outstanding Universal Value has begun. Seventeen sites located in Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan have approached our experts for general direction to translate local significance into potential OUV. … Read More

ICOMOS Canada Publishes Its New Field Guide

ICOMOS Canada is proud to present its new Field Guide to Tactical Heritage Urbanism. As part of its 2016 Annual Symposium held in Toronto last May, and in conjunction with ERA Architects and several partner organizations, ICOMOS Canada organized a … Read More

ICOMOS Canada in Quito for HABITAT III

ICOMOS Canada has been invited to be part of the official Canadian Delegation accompanying the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development to the HABITAT III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. HABITAT III is the third United Nations International Conference on … Read More

The Conversation Continues

The National Conversation on Cultural Landscapes is pleased to announce the line-up of speakers and topics for its monthly web-discussions. These take place at 3:00 pm EST, on the third Friday of every month: October 14, 2016: Canadian Landscape Charter … Read More

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage: A Literature Review

Last June, APTI’s Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation published an extensive literature review of recent publications in English on Climate Change and Cultural Heritage Conservation. Thie review includes a number of articles or studies underway on climate change and cultural … Read More

A New Look at the Florence Charter on Historic Gardens

On June 22nd to 24th, 2016, the ICOMOS-IFLA International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes held an international workshop entitled The Florence Charter on Historic Gardens revisited: long-term experience and new approaches. The objectives of the workshop were: To review the … Read More

ICOMOS Canada’s New Thematic Priorities

ICOMOS Canada‘s work covers a wide span of interests for professionals, governments and researchers. Beginning in 2016, the organization will invest resources in three thematic priorities: CLIMATE CHANGE, CULTURAL LANDSCAPES and ABORIGINAL HERITAGE. These are broad societal issues that are … Read More

ICOMOS Canada will be in Halifax in 2017

Mark your calendars! Our 2017 annual meeting will be taking place on May 24-27, 2017 in Halifax. The event is ICOMOS Canada’s contribution to celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada, under the theme of Connection to Place. The Halifax Central … Read More

New Elected Member to the Board of ICOMOS Canada

It is with great pleasure that we announce Seamus McGreal’s election to the ICOMOS Canada Board of Directors. Seamus is a planner with the Halifax Regional Municipality. He has previously held planning and heritage officer positions in Nova Scotia and … Read More

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