Celebrating Deserving Canadians and Heritage Conservation Projects

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Trust for Canada congratulates the recipients of its 2015 National Heritage Awards for outstanding contributions in their fields. The recipients of the Prince of Wales Prize, the Leadership Awards and the Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards were formally nominated by Canadians from across the country.

Read about our recipients' accomplishments, including Julia Gersovitz of Montreal, recipient of the Gabrielle Léger Medal, Marianne Fedori of Edmonton, winner of the Lieutenant Governor's Award, and the Town of Grimsby, ON, recipient of the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership.

Ecclesiastical Insurance Canada joins us in congratulating this year's eight outstanding projects which will be presented with our Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for Building Heritage:

  • Market Street Development, Toronto, ON, Taylor Smyth Architects and Woodcliffe Landmark Properties
  • New Learning Centre – Building 94, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, ON, GRC Architects Inc. and the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
  • Congregation Emanu-El Temple, Victoria, BC, Donald Luxton and Associates Inc. and Congregation Emanu-El
  • The London Roundhouse, London, ON, Creative Property Developments
  • Trinity-St. Paul's United Church Sanctuary, Toronto, ON, ERA Architects Inc. and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, Trintiy-St. Paul's United Church
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Building, Ottawa, ON, Public Works Government Services Canada, MTBA Associates Inc. and NORR Architect, Engineers, Planners
  • École des métiers de la restauration et du tourisme, Montreal, QC, Affleck de la Riva architectes, Commission scolaire de Montréal and City of Montreal
  • Cycloroute de Bellechasse, MRC de Bellechasse, QC, Société historique de Bellechasse, MRC de Bellechasse

Learn more about the 2015 Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award recipients.

Recipients' accomplishments will be fêted at the National Trust's National Awards Ceremony and Reception taking place in Calgary, AB, on October 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Petroleum Club with Her Honour, The Hon. Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta presenting.   


SOURCE National Trust for Canada

For further information: Carolyn Quinn, Director of Communications, cquinn@nationaltrustcanada.ca, Telephone: (613) 237-1066 ext. 229; Cell (613) 797-7206


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