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2018
Conference
The annual 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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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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Find a CAHP – ACECP Professional

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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Latest News

Events
The Vernacular Architecture Forum seeks nominations for the Paul E. Buchanan Award.
February 6th, 2018
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A lecture on the disuse and repairs of building sites around Montreal (in French only).
February 7th, 2018
Member News
We encourage everyone in the heritage sector to participate in Heritage Week by organizing an event that showcases local heritage and involves the public.
February 19th-25th, 2018
Events
Part of the Heritage Montreal lecture series: The geography of our cultural activities is changing with the profusion of performance venues in Montreal and its suburbs. How does this affect neighbourhood dynamics? Is it a sustainable approach to urban development?
March 21st, 2018
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Please note, recipients are chosen on a first come, first serve basis. There are only 20 spots available for this subsidy, so apply early!
May 31st, 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, 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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Heritage Week 2018

February 19 - February 25
Wed 28

AND AFTER: THE CONSEQUENCES OF WORLD WAR 1

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

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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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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.
CAHP - ACECP Awards 2016

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