Canadian Heritage Week

Canadian Heritage Week is a way to highlight a common heritage and create a sense of belonging.

Launched in 1973, this day has become a week of activities focusing on physical assets such as historic lighthouses, schools, places of worship, industrial complexes, cultural landscapes, public squares, pow-wow sites. It also integrates the intangible heritage of languages, traditional rituals, music, dance, stories, etc.

This week is an invitation to celebrate and become aware of the richness of our heritage and to discover its many facets. Despite the pandemic, it is possible to take many virtual tours of exhibitions, to consult websites such as this one, which focuses on heritage and memory, or the NFB’s website. Great discoveries await you!