Connecting people with the stories of their city.
HCIP Jury Call 2022
The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) is looking for 2022 Jurors and Jury Chairs, with a deadline of January 10, 2022. Selected community members will review applications and work collaboratively to decide who gets funding. This year we are looking for a more diverse pool of community jurors who exhibit soft skills and a willingness to learn. If you believe this would be an exciting opportunity, please read the full posting on our website or as a downloadable PDF and apply here.
New ECAMP Virtual Exhibit
EHC’s 2nd online virtual exhibit And Still We Rise: A Black Presence in Alberta, Late 1800s – 1970s shares collections of lesser known stories of Alberta’s early Black settlements, history of community spaces in Edmonton, the arrivals of Caribbean immigrants in the 1960s & 70s, and demonstrates representations of Edmonton’s Black history.
Letter to U of A President
On October 21, 2021, members of the volunteer-driven and EHC-affiliated Ring House Coalition sent a letter to University of Alberta President Bill Flanagan to register disappointment with the institution’s decision to sell and remove the four surviving Ring Houses from the main campus. Read the letter (as well as Laurie Adkin’s recent letter to Edmonton Journal on the community impact of this decision) and keep up to date on Ring House and University-related heritage matters via the Friends of U of A Ring Houses Facebook group.
The Edmonton Heritage Council has undertaken a number of initiatives that explore Edmonton’s past and present, and look toward the city’s future with the goal of providing Edmontonians a deeper understanding of who they are.
The Edmonton Heritage Council’s reports include strategic plans, foundational statements, annual reports and other research, undertaken in an effort to develop and promote informtaiont about Edmonton’s heritage to its citizens.
Our blog is where we keep the public and EHC members up to date on what’s happening around the Edmonton Heritage Council office, ideas we’re interested in, upcoming events and new initiatives we’re working on.