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Places that Matter

Celebrating the people, places and events that tell the stories of Vancouver.

Places That Matter Community History Resource

The Places That Matter project has a new home! Places That Matter Community History Resource website

In 2021, Places That Matter celebrates its 10th anniversary year!

Vancouver Heritage Foundation was honoured to receive a 2019 City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Honour for Education and Awareness and a 2019 Heritage BC Award of Honour for Education and Awareness in relation to this project.

This project is made possible by the support of countless volunteers and project partners. Visit the thank you page to learn more!

Thank you

Places That Matter’s Site Selection Committee

John Atkin, Rebecca Bolwitt, Arabella Campbell, Marguerite Ford, Charles Gauthier, Michael Kluckner, Kamala Todd, Hal Wake, Catherine Wang and Bruce Watson

Learn more about the original nominations, sponsorship information and FAQs below:

Frequently Asked Questions

Plaque Sponsorship Agreement