What ran through Louis Riel’s mind as he stood on the scaffold, waiting for the trap door to open to his death?
SECONDS OF CANADA’S HISTORY
The Heritage Minutes are a collection of bilingual Canadian 60-second short films, each depicting a significant person, event or story in Canadian history. First released in 1991, they have been shown on television, in cinemas and online, and have become a part of Canadian culture. More
KNOW YOUR MINUTES
The village in the Vikings Heritage Minute was actually shot on a small maquette (a diorama, a model) and then was made to look life size by changing the frame rate.
During filming for the Jackie Robinson Heritage Minute, Anthony Hylton, who played Robinson, was very sick! The actor who hits the ball was a stunt double. He also tripped trying to run to first base after he hit the ball (which you can see if you watch closely!).