Located downtown, Toronto’s First Post Office has made great strides in creating a community hub within their museum through a re-designed gift shop, maker fairs and workshops.
The building that houses Toronto’s First Post Office has changed owners, uses, and shape many times since its opening in 1833. It was the first functioning post office to serve the city of Toronto.
Annie-Claude Beaudry works at Parks Canada as the event coordinator of the Mauricie and Western Quebec field unit. She is now acting manager for the Fort-Chambly, Fort-Lennox and Louis-S. St-Laurent National Historic Sites. With over 10 years of experience in special events and community relationships, Annie-Claude brings both creativity and comprehensive project management expertise to the teams she manages.
As part of an ongoing collaboration, Parks Canada Agency staff graciously agreed to lend their marketing and community engagement expertise to the National Trust for Canada’s Marketing Your Historic Destination Tool Kit. The following is an interview with Susan Kennard, Manager of Heritage Programs for the Banff Field Unit, which includes Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.