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2018
Conference
The annual CAHP-ACECP - National Trust conference is Canada’s largest heritage learning and networking event. Held in a different part of Canada every year, this national conference brings together a wide-range of people keeping Canada’s heritage alive: from grassroots advocates, professionals and planners, to elected officials, policy makers, and students.
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Welcome to
CAHP | ACECP
The Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP | ACECP) began in the 1980’s when a group of individuals realized the necessity for recording the development and framework of Canada’s modern history.
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Hire a CAHP | ACECP Professional
CAHP | ACECP members work across Canada and internationally in the public and private sectors. Sharing heritage skills and knowledge.
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Our History

The early years of CAHP | ACECP’s existence lays down the foundation of this organization, which has since flourished and added a significant number of people and areas of expertise. Similar to any professional association, the coming together of like-minded individuals begins with the demand for a constitution, or union in a particular trade.

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A Heritage Professional has specialized knowledge, supported by formal training and/or work experience, in the conservation and stewardship of cultural heritage. The Professional conforms to accepted technical and ethical standards and works in accordance with the regulations and guidelines of the person’s specialty heritage field and the jurisdictions of practice.

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Discover the story behind every door The Ontario Heritage Trust works with communities across the province to open the doors, gates and courtyards of their unique and most fascinating cultural sites so you can explore the stories inside. Start planning your excursion today.
September 8th-30th, 2018.
Member News
For all CAHP Professionals, check your inboxes for Board of Directors voting instructions. If you haven’t received them contact the CAHP office ASAP.
Voting will be taking place online between September 17th-28th, 2018!
Polls close on September 28th, 2018.
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The Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department is seeking expressions of interest from members of the heritage community to assist in the judging of the 2016-2018 Ottawa Heritage Awards, previously known as the Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards.
If you are interested, please submit a brief letter outlining your qualifications by October 12th to Ashley.Kotarba@ottawa.ca.
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Interested in the theoretical and practical aspects of heritage conservation planning in Ontario? This is the introductory course for you! Study a variety of topics including the history, legal aspects, and evaluation processes of heritage planning, how to integrate concepts of sustainability and accessibility, and practical management challenges of the field. Learn through lectures, readings, in-class and online activities, discussions, group work, walking tours, and a short paper. Suitable for all knowledge and experience levels. Attendance to all classes is required.
October 5th – 7th, 2018.
CAHP-ACECP Awards
Each year CAHP-ACECP honours excellence in its members’ work through an awards program. The awards are for the Conservation of Heritage Value through Preservation, Rehabilitation or Restoration, Planning and Communication.
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Application criteria varies for each category of membership. Please see detailed application procedures for each membership category: Professional, Intern, Subscriber, Retired and Student.
CAHP-ACECP Chapters
Chapters advance the recognition and practice of heritage professionals at the regional level where the national organization does not have jurisdiction. Chapters extend the effectiveness of CAHP-ACECP as a national organization.

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Awards & Honours

  • Award of Excellence
    Conservation – Architecture
  • Award of Excellence
    Conservation – Small & Lovely
  • Award of Merit
    Conservation – Materials, Craftsmanship and Construction
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
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CAHP | ACECP Awards
The awards are for the Conservation of Heritage Value through Preservation, Rehabilitation or Restoration, Planning and Communication. The goal of these awards is to promote excellence in heritage conservation and to highlight the expertise of our membership as heritage professionals.

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