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Alberta - Ministry of Culture - Edmonton, AB

Website: https://www.alberta.ca/culture.aspx        
Phone: 780-427-2711

Alberta's Ministry of Culture works to improve Albertans’ quality of life through support of cultural development, historical preservation, and increased gender equality.

 

British Columbia - Heritage Branch - Victoria, BC

Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/celebrating-british-columbia/historic-places
Phone: 250-356-1432
Email: heritage@gov.bc.ca

The BC Heritage Branch is the province’s primary body responsible for the conservation of historic places, fossil management and geographical naming in British Columbia.

 

Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (Heritage NL) - St. John's, NL

Website: https://heritagenl.ca
Phone: 709-739-1892
Email: info@heritagefoundation.ca

Heritage NL is a not-for-profit Crown agency of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation. Their mandate is to help preserve the heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Manitoba - Department of Sport, Culture and Heritage - Historic Resources Branch - Winnipeg, MB

Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/hrb/
Phone: 204-945-2118
Email: hrb@gov.mb.ca

The Historic Resources Branch of Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism supports communities and individuals in their efforts to identify, protect and celebrate their heritage.

 

New Brunswick - Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture - Fredericton, NB  

Website: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/thc.html
Phone: 506-453-2324
Email: thctpcinfo@gnb.ca

Through the provision of programs and services, the Historic Places Section of the New Brunswick Heritage Branch strives to foster increased awareness and stewardship of New Brunswick's built Heritage resources. They administer provincial involvement in the recognition, commemoration, and designation of historic places in New Brunswick.

 

Northwest Territories - Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - Yellowknife, NT

Website: https://www.pwnhc.ca/cultural-places/historic-places
Phone: 867-767-9347 ext. 71472
Email: pwnhc@gov.nt.ca

The Historic Places Program, part of the national Historic Places Initiative, is designed to document and commemorate the NWT’s historic places and cultural landscapes. On their site you can peruse officially recognized national, territorial, and municipal historic sites either via the accompanying map, or their respective tabs.

 

Nova Scotia - Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage - Halifax, NS

Website: https://cch.novascotia.ca/exploring-our-past/heritage-property
Phone: 902-424-2170
Email: cch@novascotia.ca

The Government of Nova Scotia's Heritage Property Program helps identify, protect and rehabilitate built heritage throughout the province. It was created to assist Nova Scotians and to conserve their heritage.

 

Nunavut - Ministry of Culture and Heritage - Iqaluit, NU

Website: https://www.gov.nu.ca/culture-and-heritage
Phone: 867-975-5500

The Heritage Division is responsible for the conservation, protection, promotion, and enhancement of the cultural richness of Nunavut.

 

Ontario - Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport - Toronto, ON

Website: https://www.ontario.ca/page/arts-and-culture
Phone: 416-212-0036

Works to support provincial ministries, agencies, heritage organizations, museums, and archaeologists to conserve and present Ontario's cultural heritage. Also educates municipal councils and staff, Municipal Heritage Committees, land use planners, heritage professionals, heritage organizations, property owners, and others by developing tools like the Ontario Heritage Tool Kit

 

Ontario Heritage Trust - Toronto, ON

Website: https://www.heritagetrust.on.ca
Phone: 416-325-5000

The Ontario Heritage Trust has a provincewide mandate to conserve, interpret and share Ontario’s heritage. They act as a centre of expertise, and serve as the heritage trustee and steward for the people of Ontario.

 

Prince Edward Island - Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture - Charlottetown, PE

Website: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/museums-and-heritage
Phone: 902-368-5940
Email: heritageplaces@gov.pe.ca

Through multiple programs the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture works to recognize heritage properties in PEI. They also provide assistance to heritage property owners.

 

Quebec - Ministry of Culture and Communications - Quebec City, QC         

Website: https://www.mcc.gouv.qc.ca
Phone: 1-888-380-8882
Email: rpcq@mcc.gouv.qc.ca

Along with Quebec's Cultural Heritage Council works to safeguard and enhance Quebec's cultural heritage.

 

Saskatchewan - Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport - Regina, SK

Website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/parks-culture-and-sport
Phone: 306-787-2817
Email: historicplaces@gov.sk.ca

Saskatchewan's Heritage Conservation and Commemoration Program helps to identify an protect provincial resources that have cultural, historic, and scientific significance.

 

Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation - Regina, SK

Website: https://www.saskheritagefoundation.com
Phone: 306-352-1890
Email: grants@saskheritagefoundation.com

The Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation provides grants to individuals, community groups, municipalities, and corporations working to preserve our heritage. Their mission to foster conservation that embodies Saskatchewan's built heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.

 

Yukon - Department of Tourism and Culture - Whitehorse, YT

Website: https://yukon.ca/en/arts-and-culture/heritage
Phone: 867-667-5386
Email: touryukon@gov.yk.ca

Provides contacts, funding support, and opportunities to learn more about Yukon's heritage. The Register of Yukon Historic Places website lists every place in the territory designated as historically significant under the Historic Resources Act. It includes municipal and territorial sites.