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In accordance with the Parks Canada Cultural Resources Management Policy and the statement of commemorative integrity for the site, the preservation and presentation concept for Grosse Île essentially focuses on site conservation, by means of preserving the surviving period resources and using them to express heritage values. In order to safeguard the island’s special atmosphere, care should be taken when choosing methods of communication and organizing visitor services.
The following text expresses the Parks Canada vision for the desired state of the site.
Preservation and presentation concept
Respecting the spirit of the place
Comprehensive and specific view of history
Grosse Île: looking to the future
Management objectives and key actions
Ensuring the commemorative integrity of the site
Commemorative plaques and monuments
Movable cultural resources
Communicating the site’s messages and heritage values
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada facilities
Preserving and presenting the natural environment
Shared management of the site