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Heritage Park celebrates 60 years and Canada Day – Calgary

By Meghan Cobb Global News Posted July 1, 2024 6:46 pm Updated July 1, 2024 7:07 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Calgary’s Heritage Park marked two big birthdays Monday. The historical park celebrated 60 years in the community, as well as the 157th …

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Tessa Virtue and Morgan Rielly’s heritage home reno facing pushback

Canadian figure skater Tessa Virtue and husband Morgan Rielly have been advised to halt the exterior paint job on their Toronto home. Renovations at the home of the celebrity couple were front and centre at the Toronto and East York Community Council meeting on Tuesday. Documents obtained by Global News …

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Museum still preserving Manitoba’s maritime heritage after 50 years – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Marine Museum of Manitoba, located in Selkirk, Man., is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The grand opening of the 2024 season happened Saturday afternoon with Minister of Sports, Culture and Heritage Glen Simard and other community leaders. “This anniversary not only honours the …

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Heritage Council calling for memorabilia for Labatt Memorial Park collection in London, Ont. – London

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The London Heritage Council in partnership with Tourism London is asking for memorabilia donations for the Labatt Memorial Park Collection at the Rob McKay clubhouse. Almost all the artifacts in the clubhouse are borrowed from the community. The memorabilia donations are intended …

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Stakeholders, economists react to Alberta’s fiscal focus on Heritage Fund

Premier Danielle Smith’s Wednesday evening address announcing a plan to begin reinvesting in the Heritage Savings Trust Fund and keeping provincial spending below the inflation and population growth was met with mixed reviews the week before the new annual budget. “The message of fiscal prudence was probably well received. The …

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Winnipeg Jets hosting Filipino Heritage Night – Winnipeg

By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted January 3, 2024 3:18 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Winnipeg Jets are hosting a Filipino Heritage Night on Jan. 13 at their game against the Philadelphia Flyers. A release from True North Sports and Entertainment (TNSE) said “the game …

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Evergrande debt crisis triggers worry, rot at iconic Chateau Montebello hotel – National

  China Evergrande Group’s massive financial and legal challenges in Asia are casting a long, dark shadow over the Chateau Montebello, the iconic Quebec log cabin resort which the developer owns. Evergrande, a once fast-growing Chinese property company that became the country’s second-largest developer, acquired the 211-room Chateau Montebello hotel …

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‘Uninhabitable’ 24 Sussex should still be restored, heritage advocates say

In its dilapidated state, 24 Sussex, the official residence of Canada’s prime ministers, faces a plague of issues and increasingly pressing questions about whether it is worth restoring. For heritage advocates who spoke to the press on Friday, the answer remains a clear “yes.” Several heritage-minded groups, including Historic Ottawa …

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Jewish Heritage Month shines spotlight on Winnipeg’s music scene influence – Winnipeg

Jewish people have had a major influence on the Winnipeg music scene, from big bands to rock and roll, and historians gathered at Temple Shalom to take a look back for Jewish Heritage Month. Stan Carbone of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada says these figures shaped a century …

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Guelph Black Heritage Society ‘dismayed’ with number of threats made toward group

Members of the Guelph Black Heritage Society say they are disheartened after receiving a number of letters and emails expressing hatred towards the southwestern Ontario group. They say in a post on Twitter that the society, Heritage Hall, president Denise Francis and executive director Kween have all been receiving online …

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