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Obit: D-Day veteran helped supply Canadian army that fought across Europe

Jim Warford passed away Jan. 27, he was 97 years old. He had spoken with The Memory Project about his experiences in the Second World War.

Feb 17, 2020

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The last word: What role do encyclopedias play in the modern world?

Anthony Wilson-Smith, president and CEO of Historica Canada and a former editor-in-chief of Maclean’s Magazine, reflects on the role of encyclopedias in the modern world.

Dec 01, 2019

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.

Jun 14, 2018

Why Stephen Dunn wanted to direct the first LGBTQ Heritage Minute

CBC Radio covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A brand new Heritage Minute is being celebrated for depicting one part of the LGBTQ community's struggle in Canada. Read the full story here.

Jun 14, 2018

New Heritage Minute spotlights gay activist Jim Egan

CHCH News covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute, its first featuring a member of the LGBTQ community. 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.

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