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Changing history

Program Manager Bronwyn Graves speaks to the Globe and Mail about incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the classroom

Sep 03, 2017

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Victory Over Japan Day

CTV Atlantic interviews Memory Project speaker David Seager

Aug 15, 2017

Apr 29, 2016

Young artist makes big impressions

Connect in Fort McMurray speaks to a student who won the How We Remember contest

Ten-year-old Austan Najmi-Beauchamp is turning heads with his eye-catching talent – on a local and national scale – with his recent artworks on war and racism. Read the full story here

Apr 15, 2016

Field trip to Ottawa for Stony Plain students

Stony Plain Reporter profiles local students who attended Encounters with Canada

Seven Grade 9 students from High Park School in Stony Plain were given the opportunity for a real life experience in Ottawa to supplement their school curriculum. Read the full story here

Apr 10, 2016

Presentation focuses on one man's experience at Battle of Vimy Ridge

Stratford Beacon Herald reviews a presentation by Memory Project speaker Frank Reid

Military history is all too often reduced to faceless statistics. But author and historian Frank Reid focused attention on the human side of war with his presentation about the battle of Vimy Ridge at the Perth County Archives Saturday afternoon. Read the full story here

Mar 31, 2016

Acknowledge! Iconic Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute takes the crown

Metro News features the winner of Minutes Madness, a social media contest leading up to the Heritage Minutes' 25th anniversary

“Hurry! You’ve got to get these people out of here. That ship is going to blow,” an actor playing train dispatcher Vince Coleman breathlessly says during a Heritage Minute re-enactment of the Halifax Explosion. Read the full story here

Mar 30, 2016

Chinook students explore past

Lethbridge Herald speaks to students who created a play based in part on The Memory Project Archive

It was an era way before their time, but Chinook High School Fine Arts students are recreating true stories from the Second World War in their latest production “Zunden: A Fine Arts Fusion Project.” Read the full story here

Mar 23, 2016

Encounters with Canada - making new friends from all the provinces

Fairview Post talks to Rachel Wiebe, a student that attended Encounters with Canada

Fairview High student Rachel Wiebe recently got back from a week-long trip to Ottawa that was both educational and fun. Read the full story here. 

Mar 22, 2016

Celebrating Asian heritage

Anthony Wilson-Smith writes about Canada's Asian heritage for Diplomat Magazine

Many Canadians today see our diverse population as a source of pride and strength — for good reason. More than one in five Canadians were born elsewhere. Read the full story here

Mar 18, 2016

A golden opportunity for Stony Plain’s Calen Goulden

Stony Plain Reporter speaks to Citizenship Challenge winner Calen Goulden

More than 72,000 students across the country took a mock citizenship test, and Stony Plain’s Calen Goulden was one of two students to win the grand prize. Read the full story here

Mar 10, 2016

Winnipeg girl wins trip to Ottawa for acing Canadian history test

CBC News profiles Citizenship Challenge winner Jia Garcia

A Grade 9 student at Winnipeg's Sisler High School will tour Ottawa this weekend after acing a citizenship test from Historica Canada. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Canada to feature woman on bank note: seven top candidates

The Guardian looks at women candidates for bank notes and features several Heritage Minutes

Canada’s national bank announced this week that a new Canadian banknote will feature a woman other than Queen Elizabeth, and appealed to the public for suggestions. Read the full story here

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