Our Vision

Our Vision: To create a greater awareness of Canada's industrial achievments over the past 150 years and their contribution to the development of our modern society.

Our Mission: To promote and honour Canada's industrial heritage through public education and the preservation of historical data, resources and artifacts. It is our hope that the spirit of innovation that drove the early entrepreneurs of Brantford and Canada forward for so many years will inspire the young entrepreneurs of today and tomorrow..

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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.