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D-Day: 'People in Canada have kind of forgotten' the fear, horror, sacrifice and trauma, Quebec veterans say

Montreal Gazette features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

Jun 03, 2019

The Memory Project

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Heritage Minute depicting D-Day filmed entirely in Calgary

660 CityNews covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

May 30, 2019

Heritage Minutes

Mar 08, 2018

New Heritage Minute Shows Lucy Maud Montgomery As You’ve Never Seen Her

Chatelaine reflects on the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute

Can you imagine a world without the iconic novel (and character!) Anne of Green Gables? Well, it almost happened. In honour of International Women’s Day, Historica Canada released a new Heritage Minutes commercial depicting Montgomery in a new light. Read the full story here

Mar 08, 2018

Heritage Minute shows the hidden side of Lucy Maud Montgomery's life

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 08, 2018

Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on L. M. Montgomery, focusing on mental health

Charlottetown Guardian speaks to Ryan Barnett about the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute

To mark International Women’s Day, Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute that tells the story of Island author Lucy Maud Montgomery in her own words, as drawn from her journals. Read the full story here

Mar 08, 2018

QUIZ: How well do you know Canada’s notable women?

Global News quizzes Canadians on their knowledge based on a Historica Canada poll

n a poll conducted for Historica Canada, only a small amount of respondents found they could identify the achievements of some of Canada’s most notable women. Read the full story here

Mar 08, 2018

'Heritage Minute' features L.M. Montgomery’s life, in scenes shot in Milton

Milton Canadian Champion speaks to Chantal Gagnon about the new Heritage Minute

The latest Heritage Minutes vignette has scenes shot at Milton’s Country Heritage Park.

The Lucas Family Homestead is used for interior shots of Heritage Minutes' one-minute feature on famed author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read the full story here

Mar 08, 2018

Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute highlights triumph over sexism and rejection

CTV News covers the launch of the new Heritage Minute

The story of Anne of Green Gables is well known around the world, with more than 50 million copies of the book sold in 36 languages.

But the complicated story of the Anne’s creator, author Lucy Maud Montgomery, remains a lesser known tale – until now. Read the full story here

Mar 07, 2018

What are Emily Carr, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Nellie McClung famous for? Most Canadians have no clue

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

Calling all Indigenous artists and writers! Here is a great contest you should know about!

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

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

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

Students encourage peers to seek out travel programs

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

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