The Victoria Heritage Observatory
This Observatory documents an investigation of Victoria’s heritage resources by the UNESCO Victoria World Heritage Project. Its aim is to examine the feasibility of nominating Victoria for inscription as cultural landscape of global significance on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen, in particular the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples, whose traditional territory encompasses the present day urban landscape of the Victoria region.
About the UNESCO Victoria World Heritage Project
A group of citizens seeking the recognition of the Camosack/Victoria as a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Goal: Recognition of the Camosack/Victoria as a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Task: Investigate the feasibility of nominating a cultural landscape focusing of the the region’s historic harbour and its foreshores for inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognizing Camosack/Victoria as a historic sea-port, Indo-Pacific trading entrepot and administrative centre active over 10,000 years…