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Community rallies for Connaught


More than 250 people have sent emails to Mayor and Council asking for Connaught to be formally recognized as part of Regina’s heritage. Connaught easily meets the Official Community Plan’s definition of a historic property, and was recommended for heritage designation by the City’s Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee. City Council will consider MHAC’s recommendation at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, at City Hall. Please come out and show your support.

Send an email and read comments left by others here.

Heritage status recommended for Connaught

photoThe Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee today passed a motion supporting Municipal Heritage Status for Connaught School. The motion will go forward as a recommendation to City Council on June 23.

 

Among the reasons mentioned was Connaught’s role as a significant heritage structure anchoring 13th Avenue, and the potential of demolition to set off a domino effect. There were also concerns expressed about the impact on the environment and city landfill, and the need for consultation with heritage specialists. (more…)