The Places of Next Great Save - Historic Places Days

The Places of Next Great Save

Between October 2022 and February 2023, the National Trust for Canada with the support of Ecclesiastical Insurance, ran the Next Great Save competition. The competition was created to help communities save heritage places that matter by awarding prize money that could be used for projects to adapt, renew or improve heritage places for the future.
Over 200,000 votes were placed between January 20 and February 22 from coast to coast to coast for ten groups who are saving heritage places that matter. Learn more about the ten finalists below!

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Duncan, British Columbia to Abbotsford, British Columbia

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Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories

Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Fredericton, New Brunswick 40 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
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Black Islanders

Cardigan, Prince Edward Island to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 4 places
The surprising Black history of Prince Edward Island.
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50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act

Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
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Afro-Nova Scotia

Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
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