Apr 29, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.