British Columbia: Heritage BC is excited to announce the recipients of the annual Heritage BC Awards. The BC Heritage Awards is a province-wide program that recognizes excellent work in six categories within the heritage sector – Conservation, Education, Communications & Awareness, Planning . Management, Indigenous & Diverse Cultures, Professional Achievement, and Volunteer Service. Every year Heritage BC receives nominations for projects and people across the province who have made an impact on heritage stewardship and conservation. This year, recipients were recognized in five categories at an awards ceremony on Thursday May 2nd in Nelson BC.
“Heritage BC Award winners stand as examples of the impact that dedicated heritage work can make in communities across our Province”, says Kirstin Clausen, Executive Director. “This year, we are excited to be recognizing multiple projects and individuals who expanded the heritage that is being taught and recognized in our sector. They prove that all communities have a history and heritage that we should be sharing and learning about. Heritage BC congratulates all of our winners who are demonstrating excellence through their hard work”.
Britney Dack, Chair of Heritage BC says that “The quality of nominations we received this year made for difficult decisions by our panel of judges. Both the quality and breadth of heritage projects that are being developed in communities big and small across British Columbia is truly impressive. demonstrates how important it is to dig deep to learn about the heritage that makes our communities what they are today, and shows the value in preserving and sharing what we learn. It is exciting to be recognizing these achievements in the heritage sector”.
To learn about the incredible award winners, read about them and their work on the Heritage BC website,

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