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Authenticity in Canadian conservation practice
The paper which follows is a composite perspective on authenticity issues in Canadian conservation. Ithas been put together on the basis of contributions from many members of ICOMOS Canada, somesubmitted by invitation, other "borrowed". Contributions used in preparation of this paper come fromWayne Zelmer, Frank Rorvemaker (on the grain elevators of Saskatchewan), Susann Myers (on thereconstruction of Louisbourg), Walter Jamieson, Fergus Maclaren (on tourism), Alain Lafrenidre (onvernacular architecture and the City of Hul1), Susan Buggey (on cultursl landscapes), Christina Cameron(on transportation corridors), Gordon Bennett (on commemorative integrity), Michel Bonnette (onQuebec City and the restoration of Place Royale), Pierre LaRochelle (on I1e d, Orleans), ChristianeLefebvre (on definitions), Andrew Powter (on St. George,s Church, Halifax, and on the Library of Parliament), Dinu Bumbaru (on Montreal), Les Hurt and Jack Brink (on Head-Smashed-in-Buffalo Jump). Ihave very much appreciated the substantial contributions each has made in preparation of this paper. Iregret I have not been able to use a11 of the excellent material supplied; as well I should note that I beara11 responsibility for the interpretation, use and organisation of their materials.
Where published papers and complete notes have been supplied, I have quoted from them, and citedthe author. Where only rough point-form notes have been supplied, these have been re-phrased for usein the article with credit usually being limited to use of the contributors' name.
H. Stovel, OAA, MRAIC President, ICOMOS Canada