World Heritage: Canada

Periodic Report on the Application of the World Heritage Convention

SECTION I OF THE PERIODIC REPORT
ON THE APPLICATION OF THE
WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION

APPLICATION OF THE
WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION
BY CANADA

December 2004

QUESTIONNAIRE -
SECTION II REPORTS
OF THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION PERIODIC REPORTING PROJECT

II.1 Introduction

1a) State Party:

1b) Name of World Heritage property:

1c) Please provide geographical coordinates for the site to the nearest second. (In the case of large sites, please give three sets of geographical coordinates.)

1d) Date of inscription on the World Heritage List: (dd/mm/yy)

1e) Date of subsequent extension(s) if any:

1f) Organization(s) responsible for the preparation of this site report.

1g) Date of submittal of the report: (dd/mm/yy)

1h) Signature on behalf of the State Party
 

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II.2 Statement of Significance

(see Section 2 of the current Nomination Form and Section 5 of the original Form)

2a) When a State Party nominates a property for inscription on the World Heritage List, it describes the heritage values of the property which it believes justifies the inscription of the property on the World Heritage List. Please summarize the justification for inscription, as it appears in the original nomination of the property.

2b) At the time of initial inscription of a property on the World Heritage List, the World Heritage Committee indicates the property's outstanding universal value(s) (or World Heritage value(s)) by agreeing on the criteria for which the property deserves to be included on the World Heritage List. Please consult the report of the World Heritage Committee meeting when the property was listed and indicate the criteria for which the Committee inscribed the property on the World Heritage List. (Choose one or more boxes.)
Cultural Criteria:
#i   #ii   #iii   #iv   #v   #vi
Natural Criteria:
#i   #ii   #iii   #iv

2c) At the time of initial inscription, did the World Heritage Committee agree upon a Statement of Significance for the WHS? (Consult the report, or minutes, of the World Heritage Committee meeting when the property was listed.)
#Yes      # No

2c1) If YES, please cite it here.

2c2) If NO please propose a Statement of Significance for the World Heritage Site based on the consideration given the property by the Committee when it inscribed the property on the World Heritage List. (Note: Following the completion of the Periodic Report exercise, the State Party, in consultation with appropriate authorities, will determine whether to proceed with seeking a Committee decision to approve any proposed Statement of Significance. The Committee must approve any proposed Statement of Significance through a separate, formal process. See 7g) Examples of Statement of Significance

2d) Since the original inscription of the property on the World Heritage List, has the World Heritage Committee agreed with a proposal by the State Party that the property be recognized for additional World Heritage values and added additional criteria to the inscription as a result of a re-nomination and/or extension of the property?
#Yes      # No

2d1) If YES, please indicate which new criteria were added and the date (dd/mm/yy)
 

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II.3 Statement of Authenticity / Integrity

(see Section 2 of the current Nomination Form and Section 4 of the original Nomination Form)

3a) In addition to meeting one or more of the criteria, which justify inscription on the World Heritage List, a natural or cultural property must meet the appropriate conditions of authenticity and/or integrity, as defined in clauses 24b and 44b of the Operational Guidelines for Implementing the World Heritage Convention. If at the time of inscribing the property on the World Heritage list, the State Party and the ICOMOS and/or IUCN evaluated the authenticity/integrity of the property, please cite those evaluations here. (Please quote directly from the nomination, Committee minutes and the Advisory Body's evaluation.)

3b) Have there been significant changes in the authenticity / integrity of the property since inscription?
#Yes      # No

3b1) If YES, please describe the changes to the authenticity / integrity and name the main causes.