Peace Arch News features a story by an Encounter With Canada participant.
Sep 17, 2018
Mar 08, 2018
CBC News speaks to Brigitte d'Auzac about the new Heritage Minute
She's known around the world for writing Anne of Green Gables, but it's a different side of Lucy Maud Montgomery that is featured in her Heritage Minute. Read the full story here.
Mar 07, 2018
Canadian Press examines the results of a Historica Canada poll released ahead of International Women's Day
A new poll suggests Canadians have a lot to learn about the accomplishments of some of the country’s most famous women.
The survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Historica Canada found the majority of Canadians couldn’t name the achievements of such famous women as Emily Carr and Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read the full story here.
Feb 15, 2018
Sault Online features the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest
Indigenous Arts & Stories is providing an opportunity for self-identified Indigenous youth (ages 6 to 29) to express themselves creatively! Read the full story here.
Jan 26, 2018
CBC reflects on the life of Dr. Penfield, featured in one of the best-known Heritage Minutes
He became a household name for many Canadians who grew up watching a popular Heritage Minute on television in the 1990s, in which Wilder stimulated the brain of a woman suffering from seizures while she was conscious. Read the full story here.
Dec 13, 2017
The Dryden Observer talks to a student who attended Encounters with Canada
Travel can open up a new world for those that take the opportunity. This week at Dryden High School Mitchell Turcotte and Madisen Donaldson encouraged everyone to seek out and take advantage of all that travel has to offer. Read the full story here.
Dec 06, 2017
Global News coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
“Come on, come on, acknowledge!”
Those words of Vince Coleman are etched in the memories of many Canadians who grew up watching Heritage Minutes commercials. Read the full story here.
Dec 05, 2017
CBC coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
Dec 04, 2017
The Chronicle Herald highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute in their coverage of the 100th anniversary
Coleman's story has enjoyed a revival since the early 1990s, when Historica Canada produced one of its most dramatic "Heritage Minutes," which started with the dispatcher being alerted by a navy sailor that the SS Mont-Blanc, a French munitions ship, was on fire and was about to explode. Read the full story here.
Nov 22, 2017
Smoky River Express covers one student's experience at Encounters with Canada
A high school student from High Prairie has enriched his life on a special trip to the nation’s capital. Mack Kasinec of St. Andrew’s School was among 140 students who participated in the Encounters with Canada program. Read the full story here.
Nov 10, 2017
St Catherine's Standard speaks to Bronwyn Graves and Diane Hill-Rose about The Memory Project
If Dave Hagan has his way, his stories will live long after he is gone. He wouldn’t want it any other way. Read the full story here.