Heritage Day celebrates Ottawa’s distinct destinations

February 12, 2016
Media Advisory


Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson will be joined by 45 local exhibitors to recognize Heritage Day and to present the Heritage Day Proclamation to representatives of the Beechwood Cemetery Foundation:


  • Retired General Maurice Baril, Chair
  • Grete Hale, Director
  • Roger Boult, Chief Operating Officer



Date:    Tuesday, February 16

Time:  11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Photo opportunity at noon

Location: Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue, West



Heritage Day in Ottawa is an annual event that encourages residents to explore their local heritage, to get involved with stewardship and advocacy groups, and to visit museums, archives, and places of architectural significance. It is a chance to recognize the contributions of the many dedicated volunteers who promote heritage conservation and public education about the city’s history.


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