Bill C-323 – An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Rehabilitation of Historic Property) – contains two tax measures that would transform the economic fundamentals for renewing historic places in Canada. In the process it would create more skilled jobs and generate less carbon than new construction. We’ve been waiting for this legislation for 40 years!
This session will share everything you need to know about Bill C-323, what hurdles it must clear, and what action is needed now to turn this Bill into a law.
Natalie Bull, Executive Director, National Trust for Canada
As Executive Director of the National Trust for Canada, Natalie Bull leads a national charity that is part of a global network of organizations working to protect and celebrate places that matter. Natalie is committed to making the National Trust an essential source of proven tools and leadership for Canadians working to save and renew places that matter. The Trust’s programs celebrate monuments and landmarks that tell our collective story, and provide essential expertise for struggling downtowns, remote regions, and diverse communities.
Chris Wiebe - Manager, Heritage Policy & Public Programs, National Trust for Canada
Since joining the National Trust for Canada in 2006, Chris has been the organizer of the National Trust’s annual national conference and has helped it become Canada’s leading forum for professionals, practitioners, and volunteers working to save historic places. In addition, he leads the National Trust’s government relations, advocacy work, and development of heritage policy positions, particularly on financial incentives for heritage.