Heritage Toronto Awards


Since 1974, the Heritage Toronto Awards have showcased extraordinary contributions to the conservation and promotion of Toronto’s heritage, and honored individuals, groups and organizations for their efforts.

Awards are presented in 5 categories:

  • Community Heritage
  • Public History
  • Historical Writing: Short Publication
  • Historical Writing: Book
  • William Greer Architectural Conservation & Craftsmanship.

Heritage Toronto is proud to announce the nominees for the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards.  Nominee information will be posted here shortly.

In addition to these five categories, the Heritage Toronto Board may recommend a Special Achievement Award recipient and, for the first time in 2017, a Heritage Toronto Volunteer Service Award recipient.

Save the Date! – Monday, October 23, 2017

The 43rd Annual Heritage Toronto Awards will take place on Monday, October 23, 2017 and The Carlu (444 Yonge Street).  Check back for more event details as they are released, or sign-up for our e-newsletter to receive regular updates on the Heritage Toronto Awards and other programs.

Tickets will go on sale at the end of July.

Dr. Steven High, 2016 Kilbourn Lecturer

Kilbourn Lecture

After 20 years of motivating and thought-provoking presentations, we have decided to take a new look at the Kilbourn Lecture. Over the next year, Heritage Toronto will conduct a study into the feasibility and viability of a stand-alone lecture program to better serve our community.

We continue to be inspired by William Kilbourn’s legacy as an academic, politician, and champion of the arts and humanities who personified the richness of life in Toronto.


For a trip down memory lane, visit the 2016 HERITAGE TORONTO AWARD WINNERS & EVENT page.