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How Dunkirk’s Canadian hero ‘fell through the cracks’ of history

Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Maclean's about the unknown Canadian hero at Dunkirk

Aug 03, 2017

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Six Nations author wins national prize

The Brantford Expositor speaks to Indigenous Arts & Stories winner K Dawn Martin

Jul 25, 2017

Aug 03, 2017

How Dunkirk’s Canadian hero ‘fell through the cracks’ of history

Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Maclean's about the unknown Canadian hero at Dunkirk

After hearing about the Hollywood film Dunkirk, Anthony Wilson-Smith’s son struck up a conversation with his dad about why there were no Canadian characters featured in the film. Read the full story here.

Jul 25, 2017

Six Nations author wins national prize

The Brantford Expositor speaks to Indigenous Arts & Stories winner K Dawn Martin

Six Nations writer K Dawn Martin makes it crystal clear in a winning poem she wrote for a national Indigenous writing contest that her mind lives in a holistic world, in a confluence of water, nature, politics, social issues and family. Read the full story here. 

Jul 25, 2017

P.E.I. woman on quest to visit all 87 Heritage Minutes locations

CBC News talks to a couple whose Canadian roadtrip was inspired by the Heritage Minutes

Rebecca Bartlett, who is originally from Charlottetown, and her boyfriend Jim Ellwood have now completed about a third of their goal to visit all 87 locations featured in Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here. 

Jul 17, 2017

On motherhood and MMIW

Indigenous Arts & Stories winner Mackenzie Anderson speaks to The Metro

At 17, Mackenzie Anderson is already using her paintbrush to draw attention to the issues that matter to her community.

The University of Winnipeg Collegiate student and St. James resident was recently named a junior winner for the Historica Canada Indigenous Arts & Stories contest for her piece, Nikawiy Nitanis. Read the full story here

Jul 11, 2017

This Couple Is Doing An Epic Road Trip To All 87 Canadian "Heritage Minutes" Sites

Buzzfeed News speaks to a couple travelling Canada in honour of the Heritage Minutes

This Ottawa couple is on a mission to visit all 87 Heritage Minute locations in Canada by the end of next year. Read the full story here.

Jul 09, 2017

This couple plans to visit all 87 Heritage Minutes sites

CBC News talks to a couple travelling Canada to visit Heritage Minute sites

Rebecca Bartlett and Jim Ellwood are on a coast-to-coast quest to visit a location related to each of the 87 Heritage Minutes. Watch the video here. 

Jul 09, 2017

Edmonton teacher hopes book inspires students in Cadotte Lake

The Edmonton Journal speaks to the winners of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories group prize

Sana Ayesha Ghani had high expectations when she left Edmonton two years ago for her first teaching position in the northern Alberta Indigenous community of Cadotte Lake. Read the full story here. 

Jul 09, 2017

Rowing race in Heritage Minute reenacted on St. John River

CBC covers the reenactment of the famous Paris Crew

In "absurd pink hats and brown suspenders" this weekend rowers in New Brunswick revisited a piece of history many Canadians learned of in a Heritage Minute. Read the full story here. 

Jul 08, 2017

Part of our heritage: Ottawa couple aims to road trip all 87 Heritage Minutes

CBC News speaks to Anthony Wilson-Smith about one couple's Heritage Minute-inspired travels

'This is extra nerdy. This is very nerdy,' says Minutes road tripper Jim Ellwood. Read the full story here. 

Jul 01, 2017

How well do you know your Heritage Minutes?

Test your knowledge of the Heritage Minutes with this quiz from Global News!

They have become just as much “a part of our heritage” as the moments, people and Canadian accomplishments they highlight. But how well do you know your Heritage Minutes? Take the quiz here. 

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