50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
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.
Check out the list below to learn more about the designated stations registered with Historic Places Days!
Duncan, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Pacific Central Station was originally commissioned and designed by the Canadian North...
St. Thomas, Ontario
The Brantford Station was originally constructed in 1905 and has a heritage designation.
The Palais de Québec station is in the heart of Lower Town, near former industries and po...
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
The Railway Coastal Museum tells the fascinating story of the Newfoundland Railway.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Halifax Station was originally constructed in 1928 and is currently registered under t...
McAdam, New Brunswick
The McAdam Railway Station is a National and Provincial Historic site and Heritage Station
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 35 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
The Hidden Black Cityscape
Saint Marys Parish to New Brunswick 15 places
Explore Fredericton’s early Black history. Often missing from the modern cityscape.
“Africadia”: Black Loyalists and Beyond
Nova Scotia to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 11 places
Explore more than two and a half centuries of Black presence.