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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

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Acadian Heritage Minute teaches about deportation from Maritimes

HalifaxToday covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian deportation.

Aug 18, 2019

Heritage Minutes

Sep 12, 2018

Heritage Minute captures ‘immensity’ of Acadian Expulsion: director

The Annapolis County Spectator covers the upcoming Heritage Minute on the Deportation of the Acadians.

A new Heritage Minute depicting the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia has wrapped filming in two Annapolis Valley locations. Read the full story here.

Aug 19, 2018

Varied reactions to possible holiday marking legacy of residential schools

The Canadian Press interviews Historica Canada CEO Anthony Wilson-Smith about the federal government’s intention to enact a statutory holiday aimed at remembering the legacy of Canada’s residential school system.

Anthony Wilson-Smith, chief executive officer for Historica Canada, said Remembrance Day has lodged itself in the collective psyche in part because of its widespread adoption across the country and the substantial educational resources that have gone into preserving its purpose. Read the full story here.

Aug 02, 2018

2018 Toronto Heritage Award Nominees Announced

Historica Canada is nominated for a Heritage Toronto Award for the Kensington Market Heritage Minute.

18 nominees have been selected for the Public History Award, including the newly-revitalized Berczy Park, Historica Canada's first animated Heritage Minute on Kensington Market, and Driftscape, a mobile app that shapes place-based experiences using content from arts and cultural groups. Read the full story here.

Jul 23, 2018

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

The Globe and Mail covers the life of Kay MacBeth.

They were basketball’s version of “A League of Their Own,” only better, a group of trail-blazing women who utterly dominated their sport for a quarter of a century. Read the full story here.

Jul 16, 2018

Heritage Minute featuring gay activist and longtime Vancouver Island resident now most viewed on-line in series history

CHEK News covers latest Heritage Minute about Jim Egan.

A Heritage Minute featuring gay activist and longtime Comox Valley resident Jim Egan is now the most watched in the history of the series. Read the full story here.

Jul 05, 2018

'Heritage Minute nerds' travel across Canada visiting historic landmarks

CTV News features an Ottawa couple travelling to Heritage Minute landmarks.

A couple who calls themselves “Heritage Minute nerds” are mid-way through a cross-Canada tour to see locations connected to the famous 60-second vignettes. Read the full story here.

Jul 01, 2018

Celebrate all things Canadian with this quirky quiz.

Global News covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.

History class may not have taught some of the funnier facts about our nation. Now Historica Canada has compiled a quiz with some of those tidbits. Read the full story here.

Jun 27, 2018

True or false: Zamboni racing was included in the 1988 Calgary Olympics? And other crazy Canadian facts

The Vancouver Sun covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.

The organization behind the country’s Heritage Minutes compiled a list of 30 statements framed as bits of Canadian trivia and asked respondents to say whether the statements were true or false. Read the full story here.

Jun 25, 2018

Winners of National Indigenous Arts & Stories Contest announced

Windspeaker News covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest.

Historica Canada’s annual Indigenous Arts & Stories contest has revealed this year’s winners. Read the full story here.

Jun 21, 2018

London youth takes top prize in Indigenous arts contest

The London Free Press covers Indigenous Arts and Stories winner, Tehatsistahawi Kennedy.

An Indigenous London youth has taken one of the top honours in an arts and stories contest run by Historica Canada, the national organization that promotes understanding of the country's past. Read the full story here.

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