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Dr. Wilder Penfield honoured by Google on 127th birthday

CBC reflects on the life of Dr. Penfield, featured in one of the best-known Heritage Minutes

Jan 26, 2018

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Students encourage peers to seek out travel programs

The Dryden Observer talks to a student who attended Encounters with Canada

Dec 13, 2017

Oct 26, 2017

HERITAGE MINUTE FEATURES HISTORY OF TORONTO’S KENSINGTON MARKET

Canadian Jewish News covers the Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch

Michael Goldlist jokes that his people “came from chicken stock.” The Toronto writer grew up in the borough of North York, but as a kid, he’d often visit his dad at the Toronto Western Hospital, where he worked. Read the full story here

Oct 25, 2017

Toronto’s Kensington Market featured in new Heritage Minute

Global News highlights the new Heritage Minute, "Kensington Market"

Kensington Market — a staple in the city of Toronto — is featured in the first-ever animated Heritage Minute. Read the full story here

Oct 25, 2017

New Heritage Minute features Toronto's Kensington Market

CBC News covers the release of the Kensington Market Heritage Minute

Toronto's Kensington Market, a neighbourhood built by successive waves of newcomers, now has its own Heritage Minute. Read the full story here

Oct 25, 2017

Edmonton student wins top prize in 'My Canada' video contest

CTV speaks to the Here's My Canada Grand Prize winner

More than 10,000 people entered Historica Canada’s “My Canada” contest, answering the question: “What does Canada mean to you?” But it was Edmonton student Kathy Milanowski’s 30-second response that won the $10,000 prize. Read the full story here

Oct 24, 2017

Edmonton student wins $10,000 top prize in 'My Canada' contest

CBC News speaks to Kathy Milanowski, the Here's My Canada top winner

Kathy Milanowski can now say she has her own heritage minute. Well, almost. The organization Historica Canada, a charitable group most famous for producing Canadian Heritage Minutes, held a national contest asking "What does Canada mean to you?" Read the full story here

Oct 24, 2017

Here’s my Canada, says Sooke student

Here's My Canada junior winner speaks to Oak Bay News

A Sooke elementary school student has managed to beat out thousands of children across the country in a Historica Canada, Canada 150 contest that challenged children to answer the question, “What does Canada mean to you?” Read the full story here

Oct 22, 2017

Edmonton university student wins $10,000 in Historica Canada contest to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday

The Edmonton Journal profiles the Here's My Canada Grand Prize winner

A local graphic design student has added significant heft to her resume after winning a $10,000 prize for her video Our Canadian People. Read the full story here.

Sep 20, 2017

Lucy Maud Montgomery — and P.E.I. — to be featured in Heritage Minute

CBC PEI speaks to Heritages Minute Manager Davida Aronovitch about the filming of a new Minute

Lucy Maud Montgomery will finally be making her debut on Heritage Minutes. The series of sixty-second short films illustrate an important moment in Canadian history. Read the full story here. 

Sep 18, 2017

Local youth joins teens across Canada on Ottawa trip

MeadowlakeNOW speaks to a local student about her Encounters with Canada experience

A Grade 12 Meadow Lake student learned a bit more about the life of other teengers across Canada after a recent school trip to Ottawa. Read the full story here. 

Sep 03, 2017

Changing history

Program Manager Bronwyn Graves speaks to the Globe and Mail about incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the classroom

Historica Canada, a non-profit foundation, has been pushing provinces and territories to move toward a dedicated history course. Read the full story here

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