Leave A Legacy

Consider leaving a gift in your Will to continue your legacy with Historica Canada.

We’re the Canada people; we offer programs that you can use to explore, learn and reflect on our history, and what it means to be Canadian. Last year our programs reached nearly 28 million Canadians and your legacy gift will help to ensure that this number increases for generations to come.

If you are planning on leaving a legacy gift to Historica Canada, you will need the following information:

  • Our legal name is Historica Canada
  • Our Charitable Registration number (BN) is 885434720RR0001
  • Our mailing address is 2 Carlton Street, East Mezzanine, Toronto, ON M5B 1J3
  • Suggested wording for a specific gift: “To pay Historica Canada the sum of $___ for use and purpose as the Board of Directors may determine in their absolute discretion.”
  • Suggested wording for a specific gift (designated): “To pay Historica Canada the sum of $___ for (list specific program).

Please note that the information contained on this page is not intended to replace professional advice. If you are considering leaving a legacy gift, we encourage you to speak with a financial advisor or lawyer.

If you have any additional questions about legacy giving, we would be happy to work with you and your family to explore your options. If you have already chosen to include Historica Canada in your Will, please let us know. We would love the opportunity to thank-you and to discuss how you would like to be recognized as a Legacy Donor. Please contact Development Coordinator Katharine MacNevin at 416-506-1867 x231 or donation@historicacanada.ca .

Note: There have been some changes to the Tax Act in 2016 which could positively affect your estate planning. For more information on the new advantages, please contact your financial advisor and ask about Graduated Rate Estates.