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Richard Moorhouse appointed to the HCF Board of Governors

Ottawa, Ontario, May 29, 2012 – The Heritage Canada Foundation (HCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Moorhouse to HCF’s Board of Governors.

After over 30 years experience in the heritage conservation sector, Richard Moorhouse recently announced his retirement as executive director of the Ontario Heritage Trust. During his time with the Trust, he established the agency as one of the preeminent bodies of its kind in Canada, with a mission that includes conservation of both natural and cultural resources.

Mr. Moorhouse was instrumental in the protection and preservation of a number of sites of provincial and national heritage significance, and in the creation of numerous new province-wide programs including the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, Trails Open Ontario and the Ontario Places of Worship Inventory.

He is currently a member of the Ontario Association of Architects, a member of the Board of Directors at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts and Vice-President of the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.

On May 9 of this year, Richard Moorhouse was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, for his years of service and significant contributions to the conservation of Ontario’s heritage.

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For further information:

Carolyn Quinn, Director of Communications,

Telephone: 866-964-1066 ext. 229; Cell: 613-797-7206