Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

New Position Available at Heritage BC

HERITAGE PLANNER- COLUMBIA BASIN TRUST REGION JOB DESCRIPTION 1 FTE, 35 HRS/WEEK Employed by Heritage BC and working out of the offices of the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) in Castlegar, BC, the Heritage Planner position reports to an off-site supervisor - the Executive Director of Heritage BC (Vancouver BC).  This position will provide much needed support to heritage, museums and archives clients located in the Columbia Basin Trust Region. Currently...

HERITAGE: Imagining Futures May 4-6 in Victoria

In a fast-paced and quickly changing world, it is easy to think we are living on the edge of the future. But what of the past? How will heritage fit into the future?It is questions like these that inspire our 2017 conference: HERITAGE: Imagining Futures.We open the two-day conference by offering the statement, “The future of heritage is…”. Our keynote speakers, Lorna Williams and Jack Lohman, with their vast experiences and...

Heritage Week 2017 Theme and Dates Announced

February 13 – 19, 2017My Canada!My BC!In 2017, all British Columbians will celebrate our place and contribution to Canada, as all Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.“My Canada! My BC!” is conceived to inspire Canadians and British Columbians to embrace, explore and enjoy their own heritage places and spaces across the country and throughout our beautiful province.This Heritage Week, celebrate your community...

Heritage BC 2017 Awards Gala Tickets now on sale!

Join the celebration at the Heritage BC 36th Annual Awards Gala where the outstanding and significant achievements of British Columbia’s heritage conservation heroes are recognized!Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking with B.C.’s heritage advocates, organizations, groups, businesses and government officials as we honour the winners of the 36th Annual Heritage BC Awards.Our awards gala venue, Heritage Hall, in Vancouver’s Mount...

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is Introduced

Heritage Tax Credit Bill Is IntroducedOn December 6, Peter van Loan, Conservative critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites, introduced a Private Member’s Bill for the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Canada. Designed to support those who invest in our cultural heritage, this Bill will have the potential to encourage rehabilitation of properties in the Canadian Register of Historic Places.In a press release, Mr. van Loan...