Proclamation – Heritage Week


Proclamation – “Heritage Week”


Whereas  The District of Sooke recognizes the importance of protecting and conserving our rich and diverse heritage by proclaiming Heritage Week;

Whereas  the theme for Heritage Week 2019 is “Heritage: The Tie that Binds”;

Whereas  Heritage Week is held to recognize the legacy that is the foundation of our community, connecting our citizens through shared values and creating a place of pride and social well-being;

Whereas  Heritage encourages economic activity, job creation and tourism;

Whereas  Our community is enhanced and sustained by its heritage places and spaces;

Whereas  Our community celebrates the past and future by embracing, exploring and enjoying heritage; and

Whereas  We acknowledge that all people of our community contribute to our rich and cultural heritage;


NOW, THEREFORE I, Mayor Maja Tait, on behalf of the District of Sooke, am pleased to proclaim February 18 – 24, 2019 as “Heritage Week” in the District of Sooke.

Heritage Week