The federal government, proud steward of many national historic sites and other designated heritage properties, has an important role to play in the preservation of Canada’s built heritage and historic places. MP John Aldag will discuss initiatives being considered and undertaken at the federal level, including through Parliament, and their implications for our heritage.
The lecture is free and there is no need to pre-register.
PHOTO: Cover of Preserving Canada's Heritage: The Foundation of Tomorrow
John Aldag is the Member of Parliament for Cloverdale-Langley City. He chairs the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development. As a parliamentarian, John Aldag introduced Bill C-374, to include much-needed Indigenous representation on the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Previously, John spent 31 years managing parks and historic sites with Parks Canada.
CLICK HERE for a reading list prepared with the assistance of the Ottawa Public Library to accompany this lecture.