Video Expert Spotlight: Claire Campbell
Heritage Day is observed annually on February 17. Claire Campbell, associate professor in history and director of Canadian studies at Dalhousie University discusses what heritage really means.
Heritage and history are two distinct and unique concepts.
Heritage is highly personal and can mean different things to different people depending on life experiences.
Geographic location is a fundamental component of heritage. Canada’s large geographic size is often cited as being the primary problem in creating a united national identity.
Heritage is most often celebrated on a community level and can be a valuable tool to unite communities.
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