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Oscar Peterson takes the stage in Historica Canada’s upcoming Heritage Minute

JazzFM covers the filming of a new Heritage Minute on Oscar Peterson.

Oct 08, 2019

Heritage Minutes

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Poll suggests Canadians concerned about fake news, but struggle with spotting it

The Canadian Press covers a poll from Historica Canada on misinformation.

Sep 23, 2019

Oct 08, 2019

Oscar Peterson takes the stage in Historica Canada’s upcoming Heritage Minute

JazzFM covers the filming of a new Heritage Minute on Oscar Peterson.

Outside it was a warm, Sunday afternoon in a blazing sun.. But inside it was dark, cool — in every sense — and the year was 1946. It was Montreal’s Alberta Lounge.
 
Not really, but it sure looked that way. Read the full story here.

Sep 23, 2019

Poll suggests Canadians concerned about fake news, but struggle with spotting it

The Canadian Press covers a poll from Historica Canada on misinformation.

A new survey suggests Canadians are concerned about the proliferation of fake news, but they aren’t necessarily equipped to stop it from spreading. The poll from Historica Canada, the organization behind Canada’s Heritage Minutes, surveyed Canadians on the state of the news media and their own capacity to distinguish fact from opinion. Read the full story here.

Aug 18, 2019

Acadian Heritage Minute teaches about deportation from Maritimes

HalifaxToday covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian deportation.

Over 10,000 Acadian people were expelled from the Maritime Provinces between 1755 and 1764. A new educational commercial from Heritage Canada explains the 'Grand Derangement' in no uncertain terms. Read the full story here.

Aug 15, 2019

New Heritage Minute focuses on dark history of the Acadian Expulsion

Global News covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian Deportation.

The newest Canadian Heritage Minute is out and it pays tribute to a dark piece of Canadian history known as the Acadian Expulsion. Read the full story here.

Aug 15, 2019

New Heritage Minute aims to raise awareness about traumatic chapter of Canadian history

CBC covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian deportation.

It's been more than 260 years since thousands of Acadians were rounded up, torn from their families and forced away from their homes in the Maritimes. Historica Canada is now telling their story in a new Heritage Minute, which was released on Thursday — National Acadian Day. Read the full story here.

Aug 13, 2019

Deportation Heritage Minute shot in Annapolis Valley debuts on National Acadian Day

Annapolis County Spectator covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian Deportation.

The Historica Canada Acadian Deportation Heritage Minute, which was shot last summer at Heustis Beach outside of Canning and at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, makes its debut on Aug. 15, the Acadian national holiday. Read the full story here.

Aug 05, 2019

Young Wet’suwet’en artist making a name for herself

APTN News covers Indigenous Arts and Stories winner, Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson, a Wet’suwet’en artist, is creating a name for herself in northwestern British Columbia. Read the full story here.

Jul 10, 2019

Six Nations Cecil Montour wins national writing award

The Sachem covers Indigenous Arts and Stories winner Cecil Montour.

Recently, Montour placed third in the junior writing category of the Indigenous Arts and Stories contest, put on by Historica Canada. This isn’t his first time winning; four years ago, when he was in Grade 8, Montour won an emerging artist award. Read the full story here.

Jul 02, 2019

Young Inuit artist wins first prize in Indigenous Arts and Stories contest

Nunatsiaq News covers Indigenous Arts and Stories winner, Aija Komangapik

Aija Komangapik, who is the daughter of Nunavut sculptor Ruben Komangapik, has won first prize for her digital artwork “Drumdancer” in this year’s Indigenous Arts & Stories contest. Read the full story here.

Jul 01, 2019

How well do you know Canada?

610 CKTB covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.

Brigitte d'Auzac Vice President of Operations with Historica Canada talks with Matt about the most recent knowledge-testing quiz put out by Historica Canada. Listen to the full interview here.

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