Monday, January 21, 2013

Building Stories - Year 1 Successes

On April 30, 2012 a new website and mobile application launched that enables Canadians to take a direct role in identifying important community heritage assets. Building Stories( is an incredible new on-line resource making thousands of original documents, photos and historical records available online from a wide variety of communities. Since the launch the website has had great successes including:
  • 925 historic sites added 
  • Historic sites from every province and territory added, and our first US site added 
  • 216 registered members 
  • 18 registered groups 
  • Presentations on the website at the Heritage Canada Conference, National Preservation Conference and Ontario Heritage Conference
  • Between September 2012 and December 2012 we had 3898 visitors to the website 
  • News Article in the  Globe and Mail and article in theOntario Professional Planners Institute Journal
  • Commercial in Old Home Television episodes

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