Created in 1973, and given the mandate to preserve and demonstrate and encourage the preservation and demonstration of the nationally significant historic, architectural, natural and scenic heritage of Canada with a view to stimulating and promoting the interest of the people of Canada in that heritage the Heritage Canada Foundation has a long track record for raising awareness for heritage conservation, saving heritage properties across Canada, and engaging Canadians in keeping their own historic places alive.
The Ontario Heritage Trust – the province’s lead heritage agency – is dedicated to identifying, protecting, renewing and promoting Ontario’s rich and diverse built, cultural and natural heritage that has influenced and continues to shape our society for the benefit of present and future generations.
The Friends of Auchmar is a recently formed group of concerned citizens interested in supporting the restoration and preservation of the Auchmar Estate in Hamilton.
Through advocacy and direct action the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) has been involved in preserving Ontario’s architectural and environmental heritage since 1933.
The ACO is a charitable organization operating through a network of autonomous local branches in communities across Ontario, linked by a small co-ordinating office in Toronto, and governed by its Board of Directors and Provincial Council.
The Hamilton branch was founded in 1960 as the Hamilton-Niagara Region. In 1995 the name was changed to the Hamilton Region Branch: