2018 Heritage and History Book Award

2018 Heritage and History Book Award

"Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge" by Pam Hall has been selected for the 2018 Heritage and History Book Award. This ambitious publication chronicles the province’s unique heritage through the knowledge of tradition-bearers and local-residents, and presents it in a highly visual and artistic format. 

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23rd Manning Awards for Excellence

23rd Manning Awards for Excellence

Seven Manning Awards for Excellence were presented for outstanding projects that present and engage the public in the province's heritage. The award ceremony was held March 7th, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, and was followed by a reception at Government House.

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Port au Choix Gourmet Festival

Port au Choix Gourmet Festival

Taking place August 18th, 19th & 20th, the Port au Choix Gourmet Festival is a joint project of the Historic Sites Association and Parks Canada which will celebrate the French history of Port au Choix and allow participants to experience authentic Basque cuisine.

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2016 Signal Hill Star Gala

2016 Signal Hill Star Gala

Please join Parks Canada and various community partners for the annual lighting of the Signal Hill Star, this Sunday, December 11th. This year the event supports the Canadian Mental Health Association and aims to "Shine a Light on Mental Health".

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Signal Hill First World War Encampment

Signal Hill First World War Encampment

August 12th to 14th, 2016. Parks Canada and the HSA are presenting three days of special interactive activities at Signal Hill. Explore the living history of the First World War through hands on activities, exciting demonstrations and special performances. 

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Heart's Content Cable Conference

Heart's Content Cable Conference

Please join us September 9th and 10th as guest speakers explore topics related to the first successful transatlantic cable and the community of Heart's Content. The conference is part of the extended celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the cable landing.

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