Cape Breton Heritage Set for December 7th
by
EB Lapointe

The people of Cape Breton Island can learn how to register their homes as heritage properties, and hear presentations about historic places, at a public reception on Wednesday, December 7th, in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).

Representatives from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage as well as municipal heritage planners will be on hand to provide information about registering properties and municipal heritage conservation districts.

Guests will also learn about the Nova Scotia Historic Places Initiative and some of the Cape Breton properties on a new online register at <http://www.nshistoricplaces.ca>. The Canadian Register is a searchable database containing information about recognized historic places of local, provincial, territorial, and natural significance.

The heritage reception is sponsored be the Nova Scotia Historic Places Initiative, which operates under the Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage and is part of Canada's Historic Places Initiative, a nationwide program working to preserve, protect, and promote our built heritage.

The heritage reception begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science in the Lyceum at 225 George Street in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.


07 December, 2005



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