17. December 2010 · Comments Off on The Case for Supporting Heritage · Categories: Latest News

Heritage tells us:

  • Who we are;
  • Where we have come from;
  • What we have accomplished.

It represents

Heritage preservation is not just about the past. It is about the places, spaces and stories that we value today and saving and preserving them for tomorrow.


Heritage supports the creation of unique and sustainable communities. It creates “landmarks not landfills” by restoring and purposing historic spaces for new exciting uses, which is good for the environment AND the economy. It also:

  • Enhances quality of life;
  • Fosters local identity and pride;
  • Contributes to safe and welcoming neighbourhoods;
  • Revitalizes downtown spaces

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