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Heritage Day

Celebrate Heritage Day

“Heritage: The Tie that Binds”

February 19, 2019 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Mayor Jim Watson will recognize the importance of this theme and a proclamation recipient who reflects it as he proclaims Heritage Day in Ottawa.

Heritage Day is part of Heritage Week, a nation-wide celebration that encourages all Canadians to explore their local heritage, to get involved with stewardship and advocacy groups, and to visit museums, archives, and places of significance.

Heritage Day is a chance to recognize the contributions of the many dedicated staff and volunteers promoting heritage conservation and educating the public about our city’s history.

In celebration of our past and future, this year’s theme “Heritage: The Tie that Binds” is designed to inspire Canadians to embrace, explore and enjoy our enduring heritage.

Join the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa in partnership with the Museums and Heritage Programs Branch at Ottawa City Hall, browse informational displays and mingle with over 45 exhibitors at the 2019 Heritage Showcase.

Find out how heritage is being celebrated in your community; and learn about services offered by local heritage organizations, public programs and special initiatives, as well as professional development and volunteer opportunities. Embrace, explore and enjoy Your enduring heritage places and experiences in Canada’s Capital during Heritage Week February 18-24, 2019 and throughout the year!

Event: Heritage Day 2019
Date: February 19, 2019
Time: 11:30 am to 2 pm
Location: Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West


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