Education, Communications, and Awareness
Gina Armstrong, Co-Founder, Haunted History BC
Victoria Vancek, Co-Founder, Haunted History BC
“Excellent storytelling captivates”, says Britney Dack, Chair of Heritage BC. “It is also an important aspect of what makes heritage relevant and personal. Gina Armstrong and Victoria Vancek, with their BC Legends and Folklore project brought a creative and unique approach to storytelling that is helping retain BC’s historic information”.
“Heritage BC award nominees and winners alike illustrate the talents, commitment and diversity of heritage work in our Province”, says Kirstin Clausen, Executive Director. “Our recognition serves as a positive driver to continue preserving and saving our important cultural places and intangible heritage resources. Heritage BC is proud to say congratulations to those who achieved this year’s best heritage projects in the categories of conservation, planning, education/awareness, indigenous and diverse culture, and “Covid pivots” as well as volunteers and professionals demonstrating dedicated service”.
The BC Heritage Awards celebrates outstanding achievements and best practices that have impacted and strengthened all forms of heritage as a valued cultural resource in communities throughout British Columbia. The BC Heritage Awards recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, groups, businesses, and local and regional governments in communities across BC.
Gina Armstrong (L) & Victoria Vancek (R)