Search User Login Menu
Tools
Close
Close

News Headlines

Lake Superior Regional News ~ Northwestern and Northeastern Ontario. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan. From Kenora, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste Marie and Sudbury, Duluth, Marquette, Houghton, Keweenaw Peninsula, Upper Michigan, Sault Ste Marie, Cook Country, Minnesota. Wisconsin

News

Heritage Advisory Committee Urges Preservation

Heritage Advisory Committee Urges Preservation

of Hoito’s Heritage

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  May 21, 2020  (LSN)  Thunder Bay’s Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC) is urging the Board for the Finlandia Association of Thunder Bay to consider the retention and long term protection of artifacts contained within the Finnish Labour Temple property, 314 Bay Street. HAC urges the Board to ensure the preservation of these artifacts as part of its inherent duty towards the protection of the history of the Finnish Labour Temple and the organizations within it, as well as the Finnish-Canadian culture within the region.

In a letter sent on May 20, to the Finlandia Association Board HAC Chair Andrew Cotter invites the association to contact the Heritage Advisory Committee to discuss this matter further. HAC advises Council with respect to the properties on the Municipal Heritage Register and meets with property owners on matters of heritage preservation.

“The Ontario Heritage Act provides heritage designated properties protection against alteration to their heritage features,” said Andrew Cotter, Chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee. “The Finnish Labour Temple is one of Thunder Bay’s gems. Not only is it designated municipally, it is also designated nationally.”

Designation under the Ontario Heritage Act is the highest form of protection possible for a property.

“The designation recognizes its cultural importance as well as its physical heritage,” said Matt Szybalski, City Archivist and Chief Resource Officer of HAC. “It is the CN Tower of Thunder Bay – the first stop when showing visitors the best of the city.”

The Heritage Advisory Committee advises City Council on the protection of Thunder Bay’s built, natural, and cultural heritage. The Committee educates and promotes awareness of this heritage, so that future planning and development takes into consideration the rich history of these assets.

To learn more about the Heritage Advisory Committee visit www.thunderbay.ca/HAC. To discover the properties on Thunder Bay’s heritage register visit www.thunderbay.ca/HeritageProperties.

- 30 -

#LSN_ONNews

Print

Latest News

Latest News

  • All
  • Home
  • News
  • News Minnesota
  • News Ontario
  • Thunder Bay Northwestern Ontario
  • Northeastern Ontario
  • Canadian Federal Election
  • News 2018
  • News Wisconsin Michigan
  • Arts
  • Cambrian Players
  • Paramount Live
  • Magnus Theatre
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Grand Marais Art Colony
  • TBSO
  • Public Safety
  • Crime
  • Sudden Death Thunder Bay 2019
  • Sudden Death Thunder Bay 2020
  • Weekly Crime Stats Thunder Bay Sudbury Police Serices
  • Fire Service
  • Economy
  • Health
  • Opinion
  • Shipping News
  • Sports
  • Thunderwolves
  • SIJHL
  • Border Cats
  • Soo-Greyhounds
  • Real Estate Sale - Rent
  • Lake Superior Circle Tour
  • Outdoors Tourism
  • Highway 17
  • Westfort Village
  • Crystal Beach
  • Highway 61
  • Used Restaurant Retail
  • Lake Superior Store
  • What you need to know to try Pot in Ontario
  • Dining Around Lake Superior
  • Wisconsin Upper Peninsula Michigan
  • Dog Training
  • Superior Travels
  • Events Calendar
  • Event Type
  • Arts
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Bands
  • Thunder Bay Auditorium
  • Duluth Convention Centre
  • Duluth Amsoil Arena
  • Public Safety
  • Economy
  • Health
  • Outdoors
  • Sports
  • Soo-Greyhounds
  • Special Occasion Dinner
  • Lake Superior Circle Tour
  • Ontario
  • Thunder Bay Northwestern Ontario
  • Sault Ste Marie Northwestern Ontario
  • Minnesota
  • Cook County
  • Duluth
  • Wisconsin
  • Superior
  • Michigan
More
    Westfort Drug Bust 0 Crime
    Robert McKenzie

    Westfort Drug Bust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  January 16, 2021  (LSN)  Police Media Release States:  Police seized cash, drugs and arrested five people, including three Toronto-area males, following a search of two Westfort...
    DRUG WARRANTS RESULT IN MULTIPLE CHARGES 0 Crime
    James Brown

    DRUG WARRANTS RESULT IN MULTIPLE CHARGES

    SUDBURY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~ January 15, 2021 (LSN)  On January 14, 2021 at 3:42 p.m., members from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Greater Sudbury Police Service...
    OPP charge Thomas ATKINSON  with series of B&E 0 Crime
    James Brown

    OPP charge Thomas ATKINSON with series of B&E

    FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~~~  January 15, 2021  (LSN)  On Jan 11, 2021 shortly after 8:00 am officers from the rainy river district detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a break and enter at a local...

    No content

    A problem occurred while loading content.

    Previous Next

    LSN Coverage Areas

    EasyDNNmaps

    Follow LSN on Twitter

    Social Media

     Twitter Lake Superior New  Face Book Lake Superior News  Lake Superior Circle Tour Calendar  You Tube Lake Superior News

    Latest News

    1345678910Last

    GoGreen

    Copyright 2007 ~ 2021 Lake Superior Media.
    Back To Top