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A PRESENTATION  TO TORC  MUNICIPAL CULTURAL PLANNING PARTNERSHIP  FORUM
MAYOR D. LAURENCE MAWHINNEY TOWN OF LUNENBURG NOVA SCOTIA MUSKOKA MARCH 26, 2009
<ul><li>  675 are senior citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Another 400 are under the age of 19 leaving a work force of 1240 peopl...
<ul><li>  Small Town Problems - Pride - Progress </li></ul><ul><li>History and Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>The Culture of C...
<ul><li>Article 1  </li></ul><ul><li>For the purposes of this Convention, the following shall be considered as &quot;cultu...
<ul><li>  Article 2  </li></ul><ul><li>For the purposes of this Convention, the following shall be considered as &quot;nat...
<ul><li>Heritage By Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation District </li></ul><ul><li>My Home Is My Castle </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Everyone Gets Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Education Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Ships And New Crews </li></u...
<ul><li>N ew Water Treatment Plant </li></ul><ul><li>New Waste Water Treatment Plant </li></ul><ul><li>New Fire Hall And C...
<ul><li>- SIMPLY BELIEVE -  </li></ul>
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Lunenburg,N.S. and Cultural Development for Prosperity

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  1. 1. A PRESENTATION TO TORC MUNICIPAL CULTURAL PLANNING PARTNERSHIP FORUM
  2. 2. MAYOR D. LAURENCE MAWHINNEY TOWN OF LUNENBURG NOVA SCOTIA MUSKOKA MARCH 26, 2009
  3. 3. <ul><li>  675 are senior citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Another 400 are under the age of 19 leaving a work force of 1240 people </li></ul><ul><li>But in Lunenburg w e have full time jobs for 2000 people and seasonal jobs for over 500 people </li></ul><ul><li>Wouldn’t It Be Great If Every </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Had This Kind Of Employment </li></ul>ACCORDING TO CENSUS CANADA 2006 THE TOWN OF LUNENBURG HAS A POPULATION OF 2315
  4. 4. <ul><li>  Small Town Problems - Pride - Progress </li></ul><ul><li>History and Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>The Culture of Change or Resistance to it </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships for Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Building on our strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Finding the right combination </li></ul><ul><li>National Historic District in 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>The UNESCO Nomination 1993 -94 </li></ul><ul><li>The UNESCO Inscription December 9, 1995 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Article 1 </li></ul><ul><li>For the purposes of this Convention, the following shall be considered as &quot;cultural heritage&quot;: </li></ul><ul><li>monuments: architectural works, works of monumental sculpture and painting, elements or structures of an archaeological nature, inscriptions, cave dwellings and combinations of features, which are of outstanding universal value from the point of view of history, art or science; </li></ul><ul><li>groups of buildings: groups of separate or connected buildings which, because of their architecture, their homogeneity or their place in the landscape, are of outstanding universal value from the point of view of history, art or science; </li></ul><ul><li>sites: works of man or the combined works of nature and man, and areas including archaeological sites which are of outstanding universal value from the historical, aesthetic, ethnological or anthropological point of view. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>  Article 2 </li></ul><ul><li>For the purposes of this Convention, the following shall be considered as &quot;natural heritage&quot;: </li></ul><ul><li>natural features consisting of physical and biological formations or groups of such formations, which are of outstanding universal value from the aesthetic or scientific point of view; </li></ul><ul><li>geological and physiographical formations and precisely delineated areas which constitute the habitat of threatened species of animals and plants of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation; </li></ul><ul><li>natural sites or precisely delineated natural areas of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science, conservation or natural beauty. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Heritage By Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Conservation District </li></ul><ul><li>My Home Is My Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Adapting To Change </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Growing Pains </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Everyone Gets Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Education Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Ships And New Crews </li></ul><ul><li>Artists In Residence </li></ul><ul><li>The Sky Is The Limit </li></ul><ul><li>Partners Again - A Communication Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Growth </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>N ew Water Treatment Plant </li></ul><ul><li>New Waste Water Treatment Plant </li></ul><ul><li>New Fire Hall And Community Center </li></ul><ul><li>New Provincial Building </li></ul><ul><li>New Recreational Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>An Enhanced Library </li></ul><ul><li>A Dozen New Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>A Score Of Bed And Breakfast Operations </li></ul><ul><li>New Educational Opportunities - College And University </li></ul><ul><li>New Business Development - List </li></ul><ul><li>A Working Waterfront - Still In Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Walking Trails </li></ul><ul><li>An Artists Co-operative </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>- SIMPLY BELIEVE - </li></ul>
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