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Kay MacBeth, last surviving member of Edmonton Grads, dies at 96

The Globe and Mail covers the life of Kay MacBeth.

Jul 23, 2018

Jun 13, 2018

Honour to make Canada's first queer Heritage Minute, St. John's director says

CBC News interviews ​director Stephen Dunn about the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Director Stephen Dunn says making the first Heritage Minute about Canada's LGBTQ community reminded him of the countless other queer stories which have gone mostly untold over the years. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Gay Rights Activist And Former Valley Politician Honoured In Heritage Minute

My Comox Valley features Historica Canada's Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Egan and his partner, Jack Nesbit, are the subjects of a new Heritage Minute released by Historica Canada, with the piece focusing on Egan’s activism for gay rights. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

New Heritage Minute celebrates pioneering Canadian gay activist

Daily Hive covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

In honour of Pride Month, a new Heritage Minute has been released celebrating Toronto gay activist Jim Egan. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Canada Is Honouring This LGBTQ Rights Pioneer in an Important Video

Global Citizen covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A new Heritage Minute that depicts the life of LGBTQ2 activist Jim Egan and his fight for spousal rights was unveiled Tuesday night at the Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

‘I Am a Homosexual’: Gay rights pioneer James Egan celebrated in first LGBTQ2 Heritage Minute

The Toronto Star covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Before Canada’s first Pride parade, before same-sex marriage was legal, before police stopped arresting people simply for being gay — before all of that, there was a wiry, young man from Toronto smashing the keys of an old Underwood typewriter, staging a one-person epistolary battle for gay rights. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Former Comox-Strathcona politician, gay rights activist featured in new Heritage Minute

The Campbell River Mirror covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A pioneer in gay rights activism who called the Comox Valley home in his later years is the star of Historica Canada’s most recent Heritage Minute. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Canada's first LGBTQ-themed Heritage Minute

Country 105 covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Historica Canada has released the first LGBTQ-themed Heritage Minute for Pride Month. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Pioneering gay activist Jim Egan honoured in Toronto

Radio Canada International covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A man who helped change the life of tens of thousands of Canadians is being honoured Wednesday night in Toronto when Historica Canada releases a one-minute video to be shown online to celebrate the life of Jim Egan. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

A Minute Spent Honouring LGBTQ Heroes Now Will Help Save The Future

Huffpost features the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

I'm sure you've seen them: Heritage Minutes — those dramatized, 60-second TV spots and cinema shorts that celebrate iconic events, stories and people from Canadian history? Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

A Lifetime of Gay-Rights Activism in Sixty Seconds

The Walrus features Historica Canada's Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

The first LGBTQ2 Heritage Minute profiles Jim Egan and his long fight for equal rights. Read the full story here.

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