Guide to the Preparation of Commemorative Integrity Statements
Approved February 2002
Table of Contents
1.0 Introduction to the Guide
- 1.0.1 What is a National Historic Site?
- 1.1 The Concept of Commemorative Integrity
- 1.2 The Commemorative Integrity Statement (CIS)
- 1.3 Why prepare a CIS?
- 1.4 Preparing for the Development of a Site's CIS
- 1.5 What Geographic Area Should be Included in the CIS?
- 1.6 Who is Involved in the Preparation of a CIS?
- 1.7 What's the Format for a CIS?
- 2.0 Instructions for the Preparation of Commemorative Integrity Statements
- 2.1 Introduction
- 2.2 Designation and Context
- 2.2.1 Designation
- 2.2.2 Commemorative Intent
- 2.2.3 Designated Place
- 2.2.4 Historic and Geographic Context
- 2.3 Resources Directly Related to the Reasons for Designation as a National Historic Site
- 2.4 Effective Communication of the Reasons for Designation as a National Historic Site
- 2.4.1 Introduction
- 2.4.2 Context Messages
- 2.4.3 Objectives for Effective Communication
- 2.5 Resources, Values and Messages Not Related to the Reasons for Designation as a National Historic Site
- 2.5.1 Resources and Values Not Related to the Reasons for Designation
- 2.5.2 Messages Not Related to the Reasons for Designation
- 2.6 Appendices
- Guideline No. 1 - Glossary
- Guideline No. 2 - CRM Policy and the Commemorative Integrity Statement
- Guideline No. 3 - Process, Roles and Approvals for Developing Commemorative Integrity Statements
- Guideline No. 4 - Templates
- Guideline No. 5 - Frequently Asked Questions
- Guideline No. 6 - Developing the Statement of Commemorative Intent
- Guideline No. 7 - Designated Place
- Photo Credits
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2002