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Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee is appointed under the Ontario Heritage Act by by-law and performs statutory obligations under the Act; however, is not mandatory under legislation. It is the mandate of this Committee to advise and assist Council on matters relating to Part IV and Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act and such other heritage matters as Council may specify by by-law.

The Heritage Committee is comprised of two (2) Council members and five (5) appointed members from the community.


  • Committee Member - Simon Chamely (Chair)
  • Committee Member - Robert Honor
  • Committee Member - Shirley Curson-Prue (Vice Chair)
  • Committee Member - Stephanie Pouget-Papak
  • Committee Member - Frank DiPasquale
  • Council Representative - Deputy Mayor Gibb
  • Council Representative - Councillor Crain
  • Adam Coates - Heritage Planner, Staff Liaison
  • Karly Kennedy - Recording Secretary

Contact the staff liaison

Email: Adam Coates, Heritage Planner
Phone: 519-736-5408 ext. 2147
Fax: 519-736-5403
TTY: 519-736-9860

The Heritage Committee meets on a bi-monthly basis.  Please refer to the Council and Committee Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, please check our Committee Vacancies page for current openings.

The Committee's terms of reference, meeting agendas and minutes are also archived and available for viewing.

Heritage Properties Designated in Amherstburg

Property Designated Heritage Under the Ontario Heritage Act. - click the link below

Other Valuable Sources of Information

Ontario Heritage Trust website - click the link to access this wealth of heritage information for all of Ontario - Ontario Heritage Trust.

Ministry of Culture website - Ontario Heritage Act  - click the link to access information on the Ontario Heritage Act and the Heritage Tool Kit.

National Trust for Canada website - click the link to access the National Trust of Canada.