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Province House National Historic Site of Canada

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Video: "A Building of Destiny"

Parks Canada’s 20-minute film ‘A Building of Destiny’ transports viewers back in time to the first eight days in September 1864 when history was made at Province House that would change the face of North America. This film also showcases related themes, including the First Nations context at the time of Confederation and the role of women in Victorian society.

Province House National Historic Site: A Landmark Conservation Project

The Province House Conservation Project is well underway. The Project team has completed a thorough investigation of the construction of the building, and its character-defining elements. This thorough and cautious process will ensure the project's long-term success. Read more about the latest Conservation Project news.

Government of Canada Announces New Investments in Province House

The story of Canada begins at Province House National Historic Site as the birthplace of Confederation and the seat of Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Legislature. The Government of Canada is announcing an additional $21 million for the long-term conservation of this historic building, which is a gateway to our treasured past. » Read the full news release...

Conservation Project at Province House National Historic Site will Begin in January 2015

The Government of Canada has made significant ongoing infrastructure investments in Province House National Historic Site, including the recently announced $10.05 million for work to address areas of greatest priority. This three to five year project is scheduled to begin in January 2015 and will require Province House to be closed. » Read the full news release...

Government of Canada and Confederation Centre of the Arts Launch The Story of Confederation

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, along with Jessie Inman, Chief Executive Officer, Confederation Centre of the Arts, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to launch The Story of Confederation. » Read the full news release...

Parks Canada on Google Maps


Prince Edward Island places ready now for virtual exploration at include Dalvay-by-the-Sea NHS, Province House NHS, Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst NHS, Green Gables Heritage Place, part of L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish NHS, Ardgowan NHS and Prince Edward Island National Park. » Parks Canada Google Maps project...