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2019-2020 Municipal Heritage Awards: Call for applications now open

For immediate release: October 17, 2019 - 9:00am
CY19-779

The City of Saskatoon, through its Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee, recognizes achievement for heritage preservation in Saskatoon through the presentation of awards every second year.

Applications are now being accepted, with the deadline for submissions 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 15, 2019. Any project completed prior to September 1, 2019 is eligible, including non-award winning submissions from past years.

The Heritage Awards recognize contributions within the City of Saskatoon in the areas of archaeology, history, museums, historic buildings and sites, genealogy, natural history, and folklore.  An independent panel of professionals from the community will review applications in the following project categories:

BUILDING, SITES & GROUNDS

Heritage Conservation

  1. Preservation
  2. Restoration
  3. Rehabilitation

Heritage Considerations or Compatibility Adaptive Re-Use

  1. Sensitive Infill
  2. Sensitive Addition
  3. Heritage Space

EDUCATION, VOLUNTEER PUBLIC SERVICE AND YOUTH

Honour: The individual, group or organization has made an exceptional contribution to the promotion of heritage conservation in terms of education and/or volunteer public service; or as a member of Saskatoon’s youth in these areas.

Merit: The individual, group or organization has made an important contribution, in whole or in part, to the promotion of heritage conservation in terms of education and/or volunteer public service; or as a member of Saskatoon’s youth in these areas.

Recognition: Acknowledgement of an accomplishment, project, or effort which contributes to the promotion of heritage conservation by an individual, group or organization in terms of education and/or volunteer public service; or as a member of Saskatoon’s youth in these areas.

The Youth category is open to individuals 18 years of age or younger.

Find application forms, additional information and criteria for each of the award categories at saskatoon.ca/heritage. For further information contact Kim Ali 306-652-1400 Ext.2, or email kimali@onpurpose.ca.