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.7 Conclusions

World Heritage Values

7a) Please summarize the main conclusions regarding the state of the World Heritage values of the property (see items II.2. and II.3. above):

Management and Factors Affecting Site

7b) Please summarize the main conclusions regarding the management of and factors affecting the property (see items II.4. and II.5. above):

Proposed Future Action(s)

7c) Please describe briefly future actions that the State Party has approved to ensure the conservation of the World Heritage values of the property.
These sample headings can be used as a checklist:

Modification of legal or administrative structure
Changes to financial arrangements
Increases to staffing level
Provision of training
Modification of visitor facilities
Preparation of a visitor management plan
Studies of public knowledge of the World Heritage Site
Emergency preparedness
Establishment or improvement of a monitoring program

Responsible Implementing Agency(ies)

7d) Please identify the agency(ies) responsible for implementation of these actions decribed in 7c, if different from those listed in Section II.4 above.

Timeframe for Implementation

7e) If known, or predictable, please provide a timeline for the implementation of the actions described in 7c.

Needs for International Assistance

7f) Is it anticipated that International Assistance, through the World Heritage Fund, will be requested for any of the planned actions described above?
#Yes      # No

7f1) If YES, please state the nature of the request and when it will be requested, if known.

Potential Decisions for the World Heritage Committee

7g) Please indicate if the World Heritage Site management authority has preliminarily identified, as a result of this reporting exercise, an apparent need to seek a World Heritage Committee decision to change any of the following: (i) criteria for inscription (ii) Statement of Significance (iii) boundaries of the World Heritage Site (iv) boundaries of the buffer zone. (Note: Following completion of the Periodic Report exercise, the State Party, in consultation with appropriate authorities, will determine whether to proceed with seeking a Committee decision on these changes. To request such changes, the State Party will need to follow a separate, formal process, subsequent to submitting the report.)
#   Change to criteria for inscription
#   Change to Statement of Significance
#   Proposed new Statement of Significance, where previously missing
#   Change boundaries or buffer zone

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II.8 Documentation

8a) Please review the original nomination for the property to determine whether it is necessary or advisable to supply, update or amend any of the following documentation for the World Heritage Site. Indicate what documentation will be supplied to supplement the information found in this report. (This documentation should be supplied at the time the Periodic Report is submitted to the World Heritage Centre, in December 2004)
#   a) Photographs, slides and, where available, film. This material should be accompanied by a duly signed authorization granting, free of charge to UNESCO, the non-exclusive right for the legal term of copyright to reproduce and use it in accordance with the terms of the authorization attached.
#   b) Topographic or other map or site plan which locates the WHS and its boundaries, showing scale, orientation, projection, datum, site name, date and graticule.
#   c) A copy of the property management plan.
#   d) A Bibliography consisting of references to all the main published sources on the World Heritage Site, compiled to international standards.

8b) Do you have a digital map of the WHS, showing its location and boundaries?
#Yes      # No

8bi) If yes, in what format(s) is the map?

8bii) Is it published on a publicly-accessible web-site?
#Yes      # No

8biii) If yes, please provide the URL of the site where the map can be found.