Government of New Brunswick

Heritage Fair Program

New Brunswick’s Heritage Fair Program is a provincial initiative of Heritage Branch in the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture. Support is also provided from New Brunswick’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the New Brunswick Museum, New Brunswick`s Department of Intergovernmental Affairs, the Council of Archives New Brunswick, the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour, New Brunswick’s Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, and the University of New Brunswick (Faculty of Education). National support is provided by Canada’s National Historical Society and Canadian Heritage.

Heritage Fairs . . .

        • are for all students;
        • may be undertaken by an entire school, a class, in small groups, or individually;
        • may take place in the classroom, in the community or in another setting;
        • can happen anytime during the school year.


Is there funding?

Yes, grants are provided through Heritage Branch in the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture to cover related costs such as educational supplies, student prizes, and travel to Regional Heritage Fair sites.



How can our school participate?

Become involved by returning the Participation Response to Heritage Branch by December 1, 2016.



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