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D-Day: 'People in Canada have kind of forgotten' the fear, horror, sacrifice and trauma, Quebec veterans say

Montreal Gazette features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

Jun 03, 2019

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New Heritage Minute highlights Canadians who fought on D-Day

CTV News covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

May 30, 2019

Jun 03, 2019

D-Day: 'People in Canada have kind of forgotten' the fear, horror, sacrifice and trauma, Quebec veterans say

Montreal Gazette features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

It was 75 years ago Thursday that Pierre Gauthier landed on Juno Beach, in Normandy, alongside 900 fellow soldiers from Lévis’s La Chaudière Regiment, which joined the allied forces in a battle that would mark the beginning of the end of the Second World War. Read the full story here.

May 30, 2019

New Heritage Minute highlights Canadians who fought on D-Day

CTV News covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

One week before the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Historica Canada is marking the occasion with the release of a dramatic new Heritage Minute film highlighting the sacrifices of soldiers from New Brunswick in the Second World War. Read the full story here.

May 30, 2019

Archie MacNaughton Of N.B. Commemorated For D-Day Bravery In Heritage Minute

Huffington Post covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

Seventy-five years after the historic storming of Juno Beach, Historica Canada has released a Heritage Minute to highlight Canadians’ incredible efforts. Read the full story here.

May 30, 2019

Heritage Minute depicting D-Day filmed entirely in Calgary

660 CityNews covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

As veterans across Canada and the world mark D-Day, a new Heritage Minute has been released showing the involvement of a Canadian regiment. Read the full story here.

May 30, 2019

New Brunswick's 'quiet' soldier honoured in Heritage Minute

CBC News covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

A new Heritage Minute honours the wartime contributions of New Brunswick's storied North Shore Regiment just in time for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. Read the full story here.

May 30, 2019

New Heritage Minute pays tribute to N.B. Major who lost his life on D-Day in emotional video

Global News covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

The organization [Historica Canada]’s latest dramatized vignette tells the story of 47-year-old Major Archie MacNaughton, a First World War veteran and leader of the North Shore New Brunswick Regiment’s A Company. Read the full story here.

 

May 29, 2019

The World War commander who inspired the latest Heritage Minute

CBC The National covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

Next month marks the 75th anniversary of the largest military invasion in history, when 14,000 Canadians stormed the beaches on D-Day. A new Heritage Minute for D-Day tells of a beloved Canadian commander who served in both World Wars. Watch the segment here.

May 28, 2019

'What the hell have you done with the tomorrows we gave you?'

The Canadian Press features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

Six days before D-Day, Max Meisels and his fellow Jewish soldiers got an order from their commanding officer. “If the Germans catch you, you’re dead,” the officer told them. “You have 10 minutes. Go to the telephone book and get a new name.” Read the full story here.

Apr 09, 2019

Ballenas students make most of trip to Ottawa

Parksville Qualicum Beach News speaks to two secondary students about their experience with Encounters with Canada.

Ramsay Locke (Grade 9), and Faith Cook (Grade 10) were in Ottawa from March 17-23 for Encounters with Canada – a nationwide program where students can travel to the nation’s capital to explore aspects of Canadian governance, history, and culture. Read the full story here.

Mar 15, 2019

Historica Canada presents contest showcasing writing and art from Indigenous youth

The Gauntlet covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest.

Indigenous Arts & Stories is a writing and art competition presented by Historica Canada for Indigenous youth across the country between the ages of six and 29. Prizes for the competition include $2,000 cash and a trip to Ottawa to be honoured at the Governor General’s History Awards. Read the full story here.

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