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2014

  • March 20, 2014

    “Student Citizens of the Year” take to Ottawa

    Citizenship Challenge winners will explore Canadian history and culture in nation’s capital READ MORE///
  • March 6, 2014

    Historica Canada’s War of 1812 Program Honours Winners of Writing and Arts Challenge

    Historica Canada honoured the winners of the War of 1812 Writing and Arts Challenge in a ceremony held at the Moose Factory on Thursday, March 6, 2014. READ MORE///
  • February 18, 2014

    Winnipeg Students Beat out over 1,000 Classrooms to Win Citizenship Challenge

    Historica Canada is pleased to announce that St. John’s-Ravenscourt School is home to this year’s winners of the Citizenship Challenge. READ MORE///
  • February 4, 2014

    Passages Canada kicks off Black History Month by showcasing stories of Black Montrealers

    Passages Canada was joined by community members and students from École secondaire Antoine-de-Saint-Exupéry to celebrate Black History Month. READ MORE///
  • January 11, 2014

    New Heritage Minutes Kick Off Canada 150 Celebrations

    Historica Canada is launching two new Heritage Minutes today, in honour of Sir John A. Macdonald’s 199th birthday. READ MORE///

2013

  • November 27, 2013

    The Canadian Encyclopedia Makes History with New Interactive Website

    The Canadian Encyclopedia, Historica Canada’s authoritative source for all things Canadian, launched a new interactive website and an exciting new chapter in its history at the Gardiner Museum. READ MORE///
  • October 22, 2013

    Minister Alexander Hosts Historica Canada’s The Amazing Citizenship Race Competition for Citizenship Week

    Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander led local students in a quiz show competition against local journalists at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. READ MORE///
  • September 26, 2013

    Passages Canada launches videos exploring Canada’s distinct diversity

    Passages Canada, was joined by the Honourable Minister of Education Clyde Jackman, students from St. Bonaventure's College and Holy Heart High School and community members for a discussion on Canadian identity to mark the launch of beCOMING Canada READ MORE///
  • July 2, 2013

    Historica-Dominion Institute renamed Historica Canada

    Stephen Smith, Chairman of the Board of The Historica-Dominion Institute, announced today that effective September 3, 2013 , the organization will change its name to Historica Canada. READ MORE///
  • June 12, 2013

    New Heritage Minute Launch Marks National Aboriginal Month!

    Unsung hero is recognized in the Battle of Queenston Heights READ MORE///
  • May 27, 2013

    Passages to Canada speakers share their stories with students for Asian Heritage Month

    To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, students at Bakersfield Public School heard The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada speakers share their journeys to Canada and the struggles they overcame to adjust to their new country. READ MORE///
  • April 26, 2013

    Toronto students win The Historica-Dominion Institute’s War of 1812 Make Your Own Heritage Minute contest with “The Winter March”!

    Toronto teens Eamonn O’Keeffe and Patrick Y. Lee co-produced the winning entry of The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Make Your Own Heritage Minute Contest. READ MORE///
  • March 27, 2013

    James Marsh, Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia, Retires

    The Historica-Dominion Institute today announced that James Harley Marsh will retire effective March 31 after 33 years as editor-in-chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia. READ MORE///
  • March 25, 2013

    The Vimy Foundation invites you to attend The 2013 Vimy Reception

    Reception on Thursday, April 4th READ MORE///
  • March 11, 2013

    VIA Rail Announces On-board Entertainment

    CBC/Radio-Canada, NFB and The Historica-Dominion Institute programming available on-board VIA Rail trains READ MORE///
  • February 20, 2013

    Halifax Students Beat out 1, 000 Classrooms to Win Canadian Citizenship Challenge

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to announce that Park West School is home to this year’s winners of the Canadian Citizenship Challenge. READ MORE///
  • February 13, 2013

    Who will Make the Next Heritage Minutes?

    The Historica-Dominion Institute calls out to Canadian Filmmakers READ MORE///
  • January 31, 2013

    Passages to Canada Workshop Encourages Vancouverites to Share Stories of Diversity

    Vancouverites from diverse backgrounds shared their stories of Canadian identity at a storytelling workshop organized by The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada program READ MORE///
  • January 11, 2013

    Happy Birthday Sir John A: First PM to be Subject of New Heritage Minutes

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to celebrate the 198th birthday of Sir John A Macdonald today with the announcement that Canada’s first prime minister will be the subject of two new Heritage Minutes. READ MORE///
  • January 9, 2013

    In Memoriam: Laurier LaPierre

    The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the passing of Laurier LaPierre, whose contributions to Canada came in many forms. READ MORE///

2012

  • November 21, 2012

    Passages to Canada Workshop Encourages Haligonians to Share Stories of Diversity and Heritage

    Haligonians from diverse backgrounds shared their stories of Canadian identity at a workshop organized by The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada program READ MORE///
  • November 9, 2012

    Remembrance on Rise as More Canadians Plan to Attend Ceremony and Observe Silence than in 2010

    Most Canadians (85%) Agree Remembrance Day should be a National, Statutory Holiday READ MORE///
  • November 7, 2012

    Minister Blaney Helps Bring Veteran’s Story to Students through The Memory Project

    The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister for Veterans Affairs, joined students at Westboro Academy today for a special Remembrance Day ceremony featuring Memory Project speaker Christopher Drouin, an Afghanistan veteran. READ MORE///
  • October 22, 2012

    Minister Kenney Hosts Historica-Dominion Institute’s “Are you Smarter than a 10th Grader?” Competition

    Minister Kenney led local students in a quiz show competition against Parliamentary Press Gallery members Kady O’Malley and Laura Payton at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. READ MORE///
  • October 19, 2012

    Minister Moore Presents New Heritage Minute to Vancouver Students

    In celebration of the launch of the first new Heritage Minutes in nearly a decade The Historica-Dominion Institute was joined by the Honourable James Moore to host an interactive quiz show based on favourite and new Heritage Minutes with students. READ MORE///
  • October 15, 2012

    The Heritage Minutes are back! - National Poll Measures Top Minutes of All Time, Foretells Next Chapter in Series, as New Minutes Debut

    Canadians call for Minutes by emerging filmmakers, students on Charter, Terry Fox, Nunavut and Sir John A READ MORE///
  • October 1, 2012

    Korean War and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

    Saskatoon veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • September 14, 2012

    The Historica-Dominion Institute pays tribute to Peter Lougheed.

    The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the passing of Peter Lougheed, a great Albertan and Canadian. READ MORE///
  • August 15, 2012

    Anthony Wilson-Smith Named President of The Historica-Dominion Institute

    Stephen Smith, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Historica-Dominion Institute, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Wilson-Smith as President. READ MORE///
  • August 15, 2012

    Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

    Waterloo veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • July 27, 2012

    Memory Project Speakers Bureau visits Royal Canadian Legion in Summerside to commemorate Korean War Armistice

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau has hosted a volunteer recruitment event at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5 Summerside. CFB Personnel, veterans, local community members, and program supporters came together to share their stories of service. READ MORE///
  • June 28, 2012

    The Maple Leaf, Salmon and Beer: Canada Day Poll on National Symbols and Spirit

    60% are OK with displaying flag on knickers and 19% Would Consider Getting a flag Tattoo READ MORE///
  • June 26, 2012

    Celebrating Great Canadian Storytelling

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Honours Diamond Jubilee Recipients READ MORE///
  • June 21, 2012

    First Prize Winner leads Manitoban Finalists in Aboriginal Art and Writing Awards

    Youth Winners honoured at Reception hosted by Joseph Boyden at Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg READ MORE///
  • June 6, 2012

    Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Royal Canadian Legion In North Bay

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau has hosted a volunteer recruitment event at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 023 North Bay. CFB Personnel, veterans, local community members, and program supporters came together to share their stories. READ MORE///
  • June 6, 2012

    Halifax Students bring the Bicentennial Home with War of 1812 “Quiz Show” to Launch National Education Campaign

    CBC host Louise Renault led Halifax students in a quiz show-style competition today at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. READ MORE///
  • May 25, 2012

    The Memory Project Returns to Calgary to Record “Forgotten War” Stories

    Calgary veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • May 23, 2012

    The Memory Project Returns to Edmonton to Record “Forgotten War” Stories

    Edmonton veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • May 16, 2012

    First Generation Canadians Revisit Roots to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month

    In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, two prominent Canadians offered a glimpse into their lives as the children of Asian immigrants at the Main Library in Ottawa this evening. READ MORE///
  • April 24, 2012

    Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

    Montreal veterans participate in a national archive initiative READ MORE///
  • April 12, 2012

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Royal Canadian Legion in Wainwright

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau has hosted a volunteer recruitment event at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 029 Wainwright. READ MORE///
  • April 3, 2012

    Chairman of the Board of Directors, Stephen Smith, responds to Ottawa Citizen Article Suggesting Partisanship on the Part of The Institute

    Chairman of the Board replies to Ottawa Citizen Article READ MORE///
  • April 2, 2012

    The Memory Project Recruits New Speakers from the 22nd Regiment

    The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Memory Project Speakers Bureau participated in the regimental orientation day for the 22nd Regiment to recruit new speakers. READ MORE///
  • March 20, 2012

    The memory project joins the Minister of Veterans Affairs to commemorate sacrifices of canadian forces in a year of significant anniversaries in 2012

    The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Memory Project Speakers Bureau and the Minister of Veterans Affairs will be at l’École secondaire de l’Aubier in Saint-Romuald, Québec. READ MORE///
  • March 14, 2012

    Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits 15 Wing Moose Jaw

    he Memory Project Speakers Bureau has hosted a volunteer recruitment event at Canadian Forces Base Moose Jaw. READ MORE///
  • March 12, 2012

    Student Citizens of the Year Take Ottawa

    Winners of the 2011-12 Canadian Citizenship Challenge explore the nation’s capital READ MORE///
  • March 11, 2012

    Second World War and Korean War veterans to gather in GTA to preserve their stories with The Memory Project

    The Memory Project Archive continues its efforts to capture stories from Korean War veterans with new mandate to create a legacy of the “Forgotten War.” READ MORE///
  • February 24, 2012

    Black Loyalist Descendant Speaks to Students for Black History Month

    From her native Africville, Nova Scotia to a Toronto classroom, performer Shelley Hamilton brought her Black Loyalist heritage to Holy Cross School today as a Passages to Canada Speaker. READ MORE///
  • February 15, 2012

    Penticton Students Beat out 900 Classrooms to Win 2012 Canadian Citizenship Challenge

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the winner of the 2011-12 Canadian Citizenship Challenge READ MORE///
  • February 13, 2012

    Americans less likely than Canadians to Believe War of 1812 had Significant Outcomes, Important to Formation National Identity, but still more likely to Commemorate War

    A new Historica-Dominion Institute poll shows Americans better at promoting their history READ MORE///
  • February 7, 2012

    Student “Art Mob” Takes Over the Lachine Canal

    Students participate in Historic Site Snow Installation READ MORE///
  • January 26, 2012

    Montreal Students Celebrate Black History Education with author Lawrence Hill

    Local high school students joined award-winning author Lawrence Hill today at École secondaire Antoine-de-St-Exupéry to launch the French language Black History in Canada Education Guide READ MORE///
  • January 4, 2012

    Minister Moore kicks off first Cross-Canada “Sir John A Day” Classroom Celebration at West Vancouver Elementary School

    On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, Heritage Minister, James Moore, will join 318 students at Caulfield Elementary School in West Vancouver as they take part in the first ever nationwide, school-based celebration of Sir John A Macdonald Day with The Historica READ MORE///

2011

  • November 28, 2011

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Hosts 10th Anniversary Reception at Canadian Forces College

    The Historica-Dominion Institute’sMemory Project Speakers Bureau hosted a reception at the historic Canadian Forces College Officers’ Mess to mark its 10th anniversary today. READ MORE///
  • November 9, 2011

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Canadian Forces Base Valcartier

    The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau hosted a community “Lunch and Learn” event at CFB Valcartier today. READ MORE///
  • November 2, 2011

    The Memory Project Reaches 4th Province in Cross-Canada Journey to Record “Forgotten War” Stories

    With new funding to preserve experiences of the Korean War, The Memory Project has embarked on a second cross-Canada journey to record veteran testimonials. READ MORE///
  • October 24, 2011

    Student Campfire Flash Mob Celebrates the My Parks Pass Program

    Sixty grade eight students from the TDSB’s Karen Kain School for the Arts descended upon Yonge-Dundas Square during the morning rush hour today to perform a flash mob. READ MORE///
  • October 19, 2011

    The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Canadian Forces Base Gagetown

    The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau has hosted a community “Lunch and Learn” event at CFB Gagetown. READ MORE///
  • October 17, 2011

    Minister Kenney hosts a special version of “Are you Smarter than a 10th Grader?” at the Canadian Citizenship Challenge

    Grade 10 students kicked off Citizenship Week today by participating in an interactive game-show quiz that pitted them against two Parliamentary Press Gallery members’ knowledge of citizenship and history. READ MORE///
  • September 28, 2011

    Sir John A Day to celebrate Canada’s Founding Father

    The Historica-Dominion Institute unveiled its newest youth-focused heritage project, Sir John A Day, at a book launch for Christopher Moore’s biography Nation Maker today. READ MORE///
  • September 27, 2011

    Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

    Nova Scotian veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • August 29, 2011

    The Memory Project joins the Korean Veterans Association of Canada to preserve veterans’ stories at The Last Hurrah reunion

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Korean War joined Korean War veterans from across Canada today in downtown Winnipeg for the final national reunion of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada, The Last Hurrah. READ MORE///
  • August 17, 2011

    Good news from Encounters with Canada

    Linda Brunet, Director General of Encounters with Canada, and Michael A. Levine, Executive Vice-Chair of the Historica-Dominion Institute, sign EWC’s new three-year funding agreement with Canadian Heritage! READ MORE///
  • July 18, 2011

    Québec Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

    Local Second World War and Korean War veterans gathered today at the Chateau Laurier Hotel and will meet again tomorrow, July 19, to participate in a nation-wide oral history project. READ MORE///
  • July 1, 2011

    The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau Commemorates the 95th Anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel

    The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau hosted a special luncheon to mark the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel today at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56, Pleasantville. READ MORE///
  • June 29, 2011

    New Canada Day survey writes the book on Canlit

    With Canada Day around the corner, The Historica-Dominion Institute asked Canadians to write their own great Canadian novel through a playful open-ended survey, and to answer questions on the importance and role of CanLit in education. READ MORE///
  • June 6, 2011

    Joseph Boyden hosts Awards for Young Aboriginal Writers and Artists

    Aboriginal leaders, youth, esteemed authors, artists and members of the community gathered at the Design Exchange today to celebrate the winners of The Historica-Dominion Institute’s 2011 Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge. READ MORE///
  • May 29, 2011

    The Historica-Dominion Institute and St. Boniface legion celebrate Winnipeg Veteran Appreciation Day

    The Historica-Dominion Institute and the Norwood St. Boniface Legion branch 43 joined forces today to proudly celebrate Veteran Appreciation Day. READ MORE///
  • May 10, 2011

    Historic Election Results Leave Youth Dissatisfied but more Interested in Politics

    One week after the election upset, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute investigates voting and views of the much-hyped youth demographic. READ MORE///
  • May 10, 2011

    Students gather to celebrate Asian Heritage Month and launch The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Asia-Canada Portal

    Grade 10 students joined The Historica-Dominion Institute in an afternoon of interactive dialogue to kick off Asian Heritage Month at Gladstone Secondary School today. READ MORE///
  • April 27, 2011

    Economic Issues Trump Environment, Twitter fizzles and Voting seen increasingly as Choice over Duty in new Youth Election Poll

    With the federal election days away, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute compares youth voter attitudes, issues and intentions to mature voters for an intimate look at youth engagement in Canada, which hit a low of 37% voter turn READ MORE///
  • April 19, 2011

    Stephen Smith Appointed Chairman of The Historica-Dominion Institute

    The Board of Directors of The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Stephen J. R. Smith as Chairman. READ MORE///
  • March 29, 2011

    Nomadic Massive’s Vox Sambou joins the Historica-Dominion Institute and TD to Celebrate Diversity and share Montreal’s Stories of Immigration

    The Historica-Dominion Institute was joined by hip-hop artist Vox Sambou in a celebration of diversity today at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art. READ MORE///
  • March 1, 2011

    Student Citizens of the Year take Ottawa

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the winners of the 2010-11 Canadian Citizenship Challenge, which asks students from sea to sea to prove they are Great Canadians by putting their knowledge of Canada to the test. READ MORE///
  • January 10, 2011

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Celebrates Sir John A. Macdonald Day.

    On the birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald, the Historica-Dominion Institute applauds the efforts of Canadian politicians, educators and historians to establish a bicentennial commission to celebrate the 200th birthday of Canada’s first PM in 2015 READ MORE///
  • January 10, 2011

    The Historica-Dominion Institute uses Social Media to Celebrate Sir John A. Macdonald’s Birthday.

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is encouraging teachers to celebrate life and legacy of Sir John A Macdonald, Canada’s greatest nation builder on his 196th birthday tomorrow. READ MORE///

2010

  • November 26, 2010

    Michael A. Levine to Lead The Historica-Dominion Institute

    The Board of Directors of The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Michael A. Levine as Executive Vice-Chairman. READ MORE///
  • November 8, 2010

    New Survey by The Historica-Dominion Institute for Remembrance Day

    Young Canadians Possess the Lowest Knowledge of the First and Second World Wars, but the Highest Knowledge of the War in Afghanistan READ MORE///
  • October 19, 2010

    Minister Jason Kenney celebrates Citizenship Week with a special version of “Are you Smarter than a 10th Grader?” as part of The Historica-Dominion Institute's Canadian Citizenship Challenge.

    Quiz show format pits Ottawa-area students against seasoned members of the parliamentary press gallery. READ MORE///
  • October 6, 2010

    The Canadian Encyclopedia Celebrates 25 Years

    The authoritative resource on all things Canadian accessed by millions of users over the past quarter century. READ MORE///
  • June 22, 2010

    Minister Jason Kenney announces the Institute’s newest national program - the Canadian Citizenship Challenge

    The Challenge will be launched in classrooms across Canada in September and encourage students to take a mock citizenship exam after reading the new citizenship study guide. READ MORE///
  • June 3, 2010

    Second World War veterans gather in Quebec City to preserve unique stories of wartime service and sacrifice.

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special reception for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative. READ MORE///
  • May 27, 2010

    Manitoba Second World War veterans gather in Portage La Prairie to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special reception for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • May 26, 2010

    Second World War veterans of Manitoba gather in Brandon to preserve their stories.

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special reception for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative. READ MORE///
  • May 13, 2010

    Jewish Second World War veterans gather in Toronto to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War is creating an unprecedented record of Canada’s veterans READ MORE///
  • May 5, 2010

    Heritage Minister James Moore and Mrs. Laureen Harper join veterans and youth to celebrate VE-Day at a special Victory Ball

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War event commemorates the 65th anniversary of Victory in Europe READ MORE///
  • April 28, 2010

    Second World War veterans of Prince Edward Island gather in Charlottetown to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special reception for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • April 27, 2010

    Second World War veterans of Prince Edward Island gather in Summerside to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special reception for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • April 22, 2010

    Canadian Grade 8 Students to Receive Free National Park Access

    Today, Grade 8 students across Canada are invited to experience Canada’s national parks and historic sites for free, announced the Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada. READ MORE///
  • March 18, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute calls on young Aboriginal storytellers to submit stories and win cash prizes!

    Two weeks until deadline for the Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge READ MORE///
  • February 22, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute encourages young Aboriginal storytellers to have their voices heard!

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is calling on Aboriginal youth from across the country to write short stories about defining moments in Aboriginal history for a chance to win cash prizes, and a trip to Regina for a special Award ceremony READ MORE///
  • February 21, 2010

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, Takes Part in Special Memory Project Event in Halifax

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, encouraged CF personnel to get involved in The Memory Project at a special outreach event at CFB Halifax. READ MORE///
  • February 19, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Calls For National Day Of Commemoration

    The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster “Jack” Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to declare a National Day of Commemoration. READ MORE///
  • February 18, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Mourns The Passing Of John Babcock, Canada’s Last Great War Veteran, Calls For State Funeral

    The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster “Jack” Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to offer his family a state funeral. READ MORE///
  • February 12, 2010

    Retired General Rick Hillier named Honorary Patron of the Memory Project at special event in St. John’s

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce that former Chief of Defence Staff, and retired General, Rick Hillier has been named Honorary Patron of The Memory Project, Canada’s largest veteran speaker’s bureau. READ MORE///
  • February 8, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Celebrates Black History Month New Updates to Award-Winning Black History Canada Portal

    Just in time for Black History Month, the Historica-Dominion Institute, with the support of TD Bank Financial Group, has launched the newly redesigned Black History Canada Portal. READ MORE///
  • January 29, 2010

    Second World War veterans gather in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special luncheon event for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative. READ MORE///
  • January 21, 2010

    Windsor-Essex County Second World War veterans gather in Kingsville to preserve their stories

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special luncheon event for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • January 14, 2010

    The Memory Project Hosts Orientation Session and Reception in Regina

    This Thursday, January 14, 2010, The Memory Project, a program of the Historica-Dominion Institute, will bring together veterans, servicemen and women, cadets and teachers for a Memory Project Orientation event and reception. READ MORE///
  • January 11, 2010

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Partners with Citizenship and Immigration Canada

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to renew its partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada for the 2010 Mathieu Da Costa Challenge. READ MORE///

2009

  • December 18, 2009

    40 teens selected to attend 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games as members of the Historica-Dominion at the Games project.

    Forty students from British Columbia (BC) and across the country have been selected to attend and report on their experiences at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. READ MORE///
  • November 25, 2009

    WWII Veterans Gather to Preserve Their Stories at Special Miramichi Event, Held by The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War

    Local Second World War veterans gathered today at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #3 in Miramichi to participate in a new nation-wide oral history project. READ MORE///
  • November 10, 2009

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Welcomes Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport

    The Historica-Dominion Institute applauds the Toronto Port Authority ’s decision to change the name of the Toronto City Centre Airport to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. READ MORE///
  • November 10, 2009

    Veterans from The Memory Project Open Toronto Stock Exchange

    Canadian veterans from the Second World War and onwards were invited to open the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to mark Remembrance Week this morning. READ MORE///
  • November 10, 2009

    Me to We Style Supports the Historica-Dominion Institute

    This Remembrance Day, Me to We Style will be donating $10 for every t-shirt sold online to The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Memory Project, which encourages veterans to share their stories with young people across Canada. READ MORE///
  • November 9, 2009

    Encounters with Canada Focuses on Memory during Canada Remembers Week.

    This week Encounters with Canada welcomes 138 students from across the nation to Ottawa for a week that promises to be inspiring, enriching and meaningful. READ MORE///
  • November 5, 2009

    The Memory Project Reaches One Million Students

    The Memory Project, a program of the Historica-Dominion Institute, will bring together veterans, servicemen and women, students and teachers Toronto, to celebrate the one-millionth young person reached through their national Memory Project initiative. READ MORE///
  • November 5, 2009

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War Launches Remembrance Week Feature Gallery on New Project Website

    The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War is showcasing seven veteran stories, in both official languages, to mark each day of Remembrance Week from November 5 to 11 at: www.thememoryproject.com/remembrance. READ MORE///
  • October 31, 2009

    Second World War Veterans Gather to Preserve Their Stories at a Special Kelowna Event, Held by The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War

    On Saturday, October 31st Okanagan area Second World War veterans will gather at the Okanagan Military Museum to participate in a new nation-wide oral history project. READ MORE///
  • October 29, 2009

    The Historica-Dominion Institute Asks Canadians to Take Two Minutes to Remember on November 11

    Remembrance Day is a day like no other in Canada. It is an occasion – once a year, every autumn – for Canadians to honour those who have served, and continue to serve, our country. READ MORE///
  • October 2, 2009

    WWII Veterans Gather to Preserve Their Stories at Special Montreal Events, Held by The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War

    The Historica-Dominion Institute holds a special luncheon event for local veterans to celebrate a new national digital archive initiative READ MORE///
  • September 10, 2009

    Second World War Veterans Share their Stories to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Canada’s Declaration of War

    On September 10, 1939 Canada declared war on Germany propelling Canadians into the Second World War. Today seven veterans share their experiences, as part of a national veteran initiative, of where they were when the declaration of war was made. READ MORE///
  • September 8, 2009

    Landmark Merger Creates The Historica-Dominion Institute - Canada’s Largest History and Citizenship Organization

    The Historica Foundation of Canada and The Dominion Institute are pleased to announce that they have merged to create The Historica-Dominion Institute. This new organization is dedicated to advancing history, citizenship and identity in Canada READ MORE///

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