Historic Places Research and Designation Program


Alberta Culture administers the province's Historic Places Research and Designation Program. This program is responsible for:

Alberta's Historic Places Research and Designation Program participates in the Historic Places Initiative, a federal/territorial/provincial partnership developed to identify and promote our nation's historic places and foster among Canadians a culture of heritage conservation. ... more

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Provincial Historic Resource Designation

Section 20 of the Historical Resources Act (R.S.A. 2000) empowers the Minister of Culture to designate and protect Provincial Historic Resources ... more

Registered Historic Resources

Since the passage of Alberta's first Heritage Act in 1973, Alberta Culture has used two levels of designation ... more

Listing Municipal Historic Resources on the Alberta Register of Historic Places

In order for sites designated as Municipal Historic Resources to be listed on the Alberta Register of Historic Places and become eligible for funding ... more



Last reviewed/revised: January 2, 2014