Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Improved HPI Site and Standards and Guidelines

The Government of Canada officially launched two new tools. According to the press release:
Ottawa, Ontario, February 25, 2011--The Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, launched today two important conservation tools to better care for Canada’s historic places: the improved Canadian Register of Historic Places; and the second edition of the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada.

“Our Government is proud of the leadership role we play in the protection of Canada’s historic places,” said Minister Kent. “The excellent collaboration between Parks Canada and its provincial and territorial partners has enabled us to create these two important tools which will provide citizens with a new source of vital information about historic places in Canada.”

These two tools are hosted on the Canada’s Historic Places web site (www.historicplaces.ca) and administered by Parks Canada. The improved features of the web site provide additional content to enable Canadians to learn about, value, enjoy and conserve the country's historic places.
Read the full press release here

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