The Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre (CIHC) is a non-profit registered charity dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Canada's industrial heritage.

Since our office is located in Brantford, Ontario (once the third largest exporter of manufactured goods in Canada, following Montreal and Toronto) we have centered our efforts on collecting information about Brantford and surrounding area industries.

Our web-site is a collection of work from many contributors and sources from across Canada and beyond. We appreciate any suggestions or comments  regarding existing content. If you have content you would like to contribute, or know of content you believe we should have presented on our web-site please feel free to forward to us.

Thank you for visiting our web site, take a look around and feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

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    About Us

    The Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre (CIHC) was born of the Cockshutt Homecoming Festival and Exhibition, held in Brantford, Ontario at Cockshutt Park in June of 2000.
    Over 6500 people travelled from all over Canada, the US and beyond, to come together and celebrate a once proud history of manufacturing - the Cockshutt Plow Company.

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    CIHC has many specialized DVD's available through our online web store -- coming soon!

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    The Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre is a non-profit charitable organization and depends on the support of members and volunteers. If you believe that Canada's industrial heritage should be preserved and promoted for future generations please consider membership in the CIHC.

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The CIHC acknowledges the support of the Samuel Stedman Foundation and the City of Brantford.

CIHC is an affiliate member of the Ontario Historical Society and a member of the Brantford Museum and Galleries Association.