19 July, 2022  | Articles

It’s that time of year again! The annual Historic Places Days event means that folks are out taking photos, and digital selfies at historic places coast-to-coast-to-coast. The staff at the National Trust for Canada are no exception, take a look at the historic places they visited both digitally and in-person!    Kiersten discovers Maritime history:  […]

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22 July, 2021  | Articles

The advocacy of passionate young Canadians is changing the way we look at Canada’s stories and narratives. Our Historic Places Days summer students, Julia and Lauren, share their reflections on why historic places matter and how we can all become advocates for sustainable and inclusive heritage.   During Historic Places Days, we celebrate places across Canada that tell our stories. As young professionals and heritage lovers working for the National Trust for Canada, we realize that celebrating places is only part […]

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20 July, 2021  | Articles

I came to Newfoundland in the summer of 2018 from China, as an international student. While doing my PhD in folklore at Memorial University of Newfoundland, I am also a photographer, and I see my photography as living folklore.   Before I came to Newfoundland, I was shooting photos just for fun with a basic camera. […]

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15 July, 2021  | Articles

Saturday, July 3rd, was the launch of Canada Historic Places Days! Canadians had the opportunity to tune in to a day full of online events, including a tour of the Glenaladale School House in PEI, a tour of the Tomlinson Lake Hike to Freedom in NB and a tour of the Gur Sikh Temple National Historic Site and Museum in Abbotsford, BC – and Historic Places […]

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