Every year, the National Trust for Canada releases its Top 10 Endangered Places List to bring national attention to sites at risk due to neglect, lack of funding, inappropriate development and weak legislation.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nationaltrustcanada.ca
The 2016 Top 10 Endangered Places In Canada list:
- Canada’s Wooden Grain Elevators – Rural icons vanishing from the landscape.
- Vancouver’s Chinatown, Vancouver, BC – Development wave crushes culturally unique neighbourhood.
- Former Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, AB – Modernist gem under threat.
- Spaca Moskalyk Ukrainian Catholic Church, Lamont County, AB – Marker of Ukrainian heritage could be lost.
- Saskatchewan’s Prairie Grasslands, SK –A storied landscape of natural and cultural value at risk.
- Nottawasaga Lighthouse, Collingwood, ON – Imperial Tower crumbling into the bay.
- Gibson Isolation Hospital, Belleville, ON – Tearing down a piece Deaf heritage for parking spaces.
- Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Penitentiary National Historic Site, Laval, QC – Historic federal penitentiary wasting away.
- St. Stephen Post Office National Historic Site, St. Stephen, NB – A National Historic Site being demolished by neglect.
- Harbour Grace Court House National Historic Site, Harbour Grace, NL – Handsome colonial treasure deserves a fair trial.