National Historic Sites of Canada

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National Historic Sites of Canada (Lieux historiques nationaux du Canada) are places that have been designated by the federal Minister of the Environment on the advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC), as being of national historic significance.wikipedia
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Events of National Historic Significance

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There are related federal designations for National Historic Events and National Historic Persons.
Events of National Historic Significance (also called National Historic Events) (Les événements d'importance historique nationale) are events that have been designated by Canada's Minister of the Environment, on the advice of the national Historic Sites and Monuments Board, as being defining actions, episodes, movements or experiences in Canadian history.

Persons of National Historic Significance

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There are related federal designations for National Historic Events and National Historic Persons.
Designations are made by the Minister of the Environment on the recommendation of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

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The sites are located across all ten provinces and three territories, with two sites located in France (the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Canadian National Vimy Memorial).
The Vimy Memorial is one of only two National Historic Sites of Canada located outside the country, the other being the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.

Parks Canada

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Parks Canada, a federal agency, manages the National Historic Sites program.
Parks Canada manages 38 National Parks, three National Marine Conservation Areas, 171 National Historic Sites, one National Urban Park, and one National Landmark.

Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

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The sites are located across all ten provinces and three territories, with two sites located in France (the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Canadian National Vimy Memorial).
Officially opened by British Field Marshal Earl Haig in 1925, the memorial site is one of only two National Historic Sites of Canada located outside of Canada.

Annapolis Royal

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Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia was also designated in 1917.
As the site of several pivotal events during the early years of the colonisation of Canada, the historic core of Annapolis Royal was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1994.

Rideau Canal

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The Rideau Canal is a National Historic Site, while the Welland Canal is a National Historic Event.
The Rideau Canal was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1925, and marked with a federal plaque the next year, and again in 1962 and 2013.

Fort Anne

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Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia was also designated in 1917.
Now designated a National Historic Site of Canada, it is managed by Parks Canada.

Ernest Alexander Cruikshank

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Brigadier General Ernest Alexander Cruikshank, a noted authority on the War of 1812 and the history of Ontario, was chosen as the Board's first chairman, a post he held for twenty years.
Ernest Alexander "E. A." Cruikshank (29 June 1853 – 23 June 1939), was a Canadian Brigadier General, a historian who specialized in military history and the first Chairman of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Fortress of Louisbourg

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The 1950s also marked the beginning of the "big project" era, which reached its apogee in the 1960s, in which the federal government invested significant funds in the restoration and reconstruction of high-profile National Historic Sites such as the Halifax Citadel, the Fortress of Louisbourg, the fortifications of Quebec City and the historic core of Dawson City.
The Fortress of Louisbourg (Forteresse de Louisbourg) is a National Historic Site of Canada and the location of a one-quarter partial reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress at Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Citadel Hill (Fort George)

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The 1950s also marked the beginning of the "big project" era, which reached its apogee in the 1960s, in which the federal government invested significant funds in the restoration and reconstruction of high-profile National Historic Sites such as the Halifax Citadel, the Fortress of Louisbourg, the fortifications of Quebec City and the historic core of Dawson City.
Citadel Hill is a hill that is a National Historic Site in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dawson City

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The 1950s also marked the beginning of the "big project" era, which reached its apogee in the 1960s, in which the federal government invested significant funds in the restoration and reconstruction of high-profile National Historic Sites such as the Halifax Citadel, the Fortress of Louisbourg, the fortifications of Quebec City and the historic core of Dawson City.
The heart of their homeland was Tr'ochëk, a fishing camp at the confluence of the Klondike River and Yukon River, now a National Historic Site of Canada, just across the Klondike River from modern Dawson City.

Citadelle of Quebec

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The 1950s also marked the beginning of the "big project" era, which reached its apogee in the 1960s, in which the federal government invested significant funds in the restoration and reconstruction of high-profile National Historic Sites such as the Halifax Citadel, the Fortress of Louisbourg, the fortifications of Quebec City and the historic core of Dawson City.
The Citadelle is a National Historic Site of Canada and forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Alberta

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the province of Alberta.

Ramparts of Quebec City

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He was instrumental in stopping the demolition of the fortifications of Quebec City, and he was the first public official to call for the creation of a park on the lands next to Niagara Falls.
The fortifications were designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1948.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in British Columbia

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the province of British Columbia.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Manitoba

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux du Canada) in the province of Manitoba.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in New Brunswick

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the province of New Brunswick.

Exchange District

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The Exchange District is a National Historic Site of Canada in the downtown area of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Niagara Parks Commission

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The change was most marked in Ontario, where the Niagara Parks Commission was restoring Fort George and the Department of Highways was restoring Fort Henry.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Saint John, New Brunswick

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Fort Howe in Saint John, New Brunswick was designated a national historic park in 1914, named the "Fort Howe National Park".

Plains of Abraham

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The 1908 tricentennial of the founding of Quebec City, and the establishment that same year of the National Battlefields Commission to preserve the Plains of Abraham, acted as a catalyst for federal efforts to designate and preserve historic sites across Canada.
By 17 March, the park was created, becoming the first National Historic Site in Canada and was placed under the auspices of the newly and specifically formed National Battlefields Commission, a group that, following the lead of Edward VII, began to collect historical data relating to the plains and the battles that took place on them.

Indigenous peoples in Canada

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By the 1990s, three groups were identified as being underrepresented among National Historic Sites: Aboriginal peoples, women, and ethnic groups other than the French and the English.
In July 1992, the Federal Government officially designated X̲á:ytem (near Mission, British Columbia) as a National Historic Site, one of the first Indigenous spiritual sites in Canada to be formally recognized in this manner.

List of National Historic Sites of Canada in Nova Scotia

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This is a list of National Historic Sites (Lieux historiques nationaux) in the province of Nova Scotia.