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What difference does it make? UNESCO Recommendations, Declarations, and Conventions! - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), with representatives from countries around the world has been working to secure a lasting peace since the end of the second World War. The initial group of thirty-seven countries, including Canada that founded UNESCO in November 1945 has grown to include 195 member states and 11…

Intangible Cultural Heritage Roundup - Kristin Catherwood, Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer The world of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) is growing. The term itself is starting to show up in a lot of places - from the local community planning level to university conferences and hopefully into government policy. It even pops up in the media once in awhile, as it did in December on CBC's The Current with Anna…

Young Citizens 2017 – Finalists’ Trip to Ottawa - By Katherine Gilks, Education Coordinator at Heritage Saskatchewan 2017 Young Citizens Daysha Garner & Ethan Done at Ottawa Airport with Katherine Gilks (holding Sunny) Especially given that 2017 marked the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, Heritage Saskatchewan was thrilled to administer the Young Citizens contest in this province as part of this past Heritage Fairs season.…

Living Heritage: Sharing the Land - Wrap-up Comments by Sandra Massey We shared an interesting and challenging day, giving us much to think about as we wrap-up. It usually takes me several days to process information after attending a particularly rich event such as this so for now I will simply reinforce some of the key messages that have been explored throughout the day.   Canada’s Commission on Truth and Reconciliation…

Coal in Coronach Living Heritage Project - Kristin Catherwood, Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer This article originally appeared in the Regina Leader-Post and Saskatoon Star-Phoenix on Saturday, February 18th Heritage Saskatchewan seeks to raise awareness about living heritage, and one way to do that is to show living heritage in action. One of our current undertakings is the Coal in Coronach project. Coal has been…

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