Historic and Heritage Sites
Heritage and historic sites are interwoven throughout Canada’s continuum of parks, protected, and conserved areas and they play a crucial role in conservation and connection. Alongside their role presenting and preserving culture, stories, and history, heritage sites also often offer opportunities to preserve biodiversity and take action toward Reconciliation, equity, and inclusion.
These sites also present unique wicked challenges in terms of energy efficiency and accessibility, equitable and inclusive hiring, decolonization and re-storying history, and the significant challenges of climate change on aging infrastructure.
The following key resources have been curated to highlight important ideas related to this resource page topic.
Mapping the Work
Links for cultural and historic programs within federal, provincial, or territorial parks and protected areas agencies.
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Champions and Innovators
CPPCL is grateful for a community of colleagues working in and helping build our understanding in this area of parks and protected areas leadership.
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