Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada

Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

News release

Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to their heritage in Old Montréal

December 11, 2018 Montréal, Quebec Parks Canada Agency

The management plan for Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament recently. Reviewed every 10 years, management plans are a legislative requirement of the Canada National Parks Act and guide the management of Parks Canada places.

National historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of our nation.

The new plan for Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site outlines the following key objectives:

· Be a site that inspires a sense of attachment and creates a personal connection with the people and ideas that shaped modern Canada

· Be a site that is well-positioned in the heart of Old Montréal’s tourism offer, online, on social media, and with groups

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The plan was developed through public consultation and based on input from local residents and organizations, visitors, stakeholders, partners and Indigenous communities of the Montréal region. Through this management plan, Parks Canada is meeting its promise to protect and present Canada’s cultural heritage while also providing an opportunity for Canadians to experience and discover our diverse history in new and exciting ways.

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