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Important Notices


Materials on this Web site were produced and/or compiled by the Government of Canada, in collaboration with its provincial and territorial government counterparts. The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies and regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source, and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission. Using this material for purposes other than the authorized ones constitutes an infringement of national and international copyright laws.

Non-commercial reproduction

The material on this site provided by the Government of Canada and its provincial and territorial government counterparts has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal, educational and non-commercial public use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from the Government of Canada, or the provincial or territorial government counterparts. We however require that users:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • Identify this "Canada's Historic Places" Web site as the source of the material reproduced and, in the case of materials derived from the Canadian Register of Historic Places (CRHP), users also identify the CRHP as the source; and,
  • Do not represent any reproduction as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made, in affiliation with or with the endorsement of Government of Canada, the CRHP, or any of the provincial or territorial government counterparts.

Commercial reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of material on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission. In the case of material belonging to the Government of Canada, or its provincial and territorial government counterparts, requests for permission to reproduce such material for commercial purposes may be directed to the Canadian Registrar's email address.

Third Party Materials

Some of the materials, found on this site are subject to copyrights or other intellectual property rights held by individuals or organizations other than the Government of Canada and its provincial and territorial counterparts. Some restrictions on the reproduction of such materials may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing such material. To obtain information concerning copyright ownership and restrictions on reproduction of this site, you may contact the Canadian Registrar.

Hyperlinking Notice

Links to web sites not under the control of the Government of Canada are provided solely for the convenience of users. The Government of Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or the reliability of the content of web sites not under its control. The Government of Canada does not offer any guarantee in that regard and is not responsible for the information found on such web sites, nor does it endorse the sites and/or their content.

Official Languages

The Government of Canada is bound by the Official Languages Act and relevant Treasury Board policies and is committed to ensuring all information on this site is available in both English and French. Content created by the Government of Canada is available in both official languages. Content contributed by provinces and territories, and third parties, including content found on third-party sites to which the Government of Canada links, are not subject to the Official Languages Act and therefore may only be available in the language in which it was provided. Searches on this site can be conducted in either English or French.


We are committed to respecting Internet visitors' privacy:

  • This site does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We would only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail or registering in a secure portion of the site.
  • Information on individual visitors is used by employees of the Government of Canada, and the provincial or territorial government counterparts in order to respond to your request or to ensure the security of this system. Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except federal, provincial and territorial government employees who need the information to carry out the responsibilities of their job. Any further disclosure of the personal information you give us will be in accordance with applicable privacy legislation. We do not use the information to create individual profiles.
  • We do not normally use 'cookies' to track how our visitors use this site or to determine sites previously visited. If cookies are in use and you have your cookies notification option activated on your browser, the system will notify you before any cookies are used so that you may refuse them, (A 'cookie' is a file that may be placed on your hard drive without your knowledge by a web site to allow it to monitor your use of the site).
  • Any personal information held or collected by this site is subject to the federal Privacy Act. At any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information or advised of the authority for such collection, and you will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information.
  • In order to effectively operate the web site, the Government of Canada may use external service providers. Such service providers are bound by a contract with Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada to treat any personal information they may receive in a manner that is consistent with the provisions of the Privacy Act.

Questions or comment regarding this policy may be directed to the Canadian Registrar.

If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may wish to contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner by telephone at 1-800-282-1376, or fill in their online contact form.


Some of the material and information found on this site have been provided by external sources. The Government of Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information or services provided by external sources, including those provided by the Government of Canada's provincial and territorial counterparts. Users wishing to rely upon such information or services should consult directly with the appropriate source.

Historic place listings are available in the official language(s) of the jurisdiction that has nominated the place to the Canadian Register. For example, listings nominated by Quebec are available in French, listings nominated by British Columbia are available in English and listings nominated by the federal government are available in English and French.


Unless otherwise specified, and except for clearly international offerings stating a change in law or jurisdiction, the content of this site, whose server is located in Canada, is presented solely for the purpose of promoting and presenting Canada's historic places and related content to Internet users.

Questions or comments pertaining to this Important Notices may be directed to the Canadian Registrar.