Media Coverage


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


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

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.

Jun 12, 2018

Gay activist Jim Egan's fight for equality becomes first LGBTQ Heritage Minute

The National Post covers the first ever LGBTQ Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Director Stephen Dunn says making the first Heritage Minute about Canada’s LGBTQ community reminded him of the countless other queer stories which have gone mostly untold over the years. Read the full story here.

Jun 12, 2018

New Heritage Minute celebrates work of little-known gay rights advocate

CTV News covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Jim Egan may not be a household name for many Canadians, but to gay rights advocates, he’s a hero -- one who is now being celebrated with his own Heritage Minute, due to debut online Wednesday. Read the full story here.

Apr 19, 2018

TSS Student Enters Art Into Indigenous Arts and Stories Competition

Indian Time features the Indigenous Arts & Stories competition.

Tsi Snaihne School would like to wish Teaghan Lazore the best of luck with her drawing submission for the Indigenous Arts and Stories competition, run by Historica Canada of Toronto. Read the full story here.

Apr 09, 2018

Story of ‘Green Gables’ Author Told in Heritage Minute

The Tyee features the Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

The latest of Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes tells the story of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the P.E.I. author best known for Anne of Green Gables. Read the full story here.

Apr 04, 2018

Canadian Heritage Minute School House

Country 105 features the Heritage Minute about rural teachers.

One of my favorite Canadian Heritage Minutes is the one where the teacher really sticks it to her boss. Read the full story here.

Mar 12, 2018

Local filmmaker shows darker side of Anne of Green Gables author

CBC covers the new Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Stephen Dunn, the award-winning director of Closet Monster, a coming-of-age film about a gay teen in St. John's, directed a 60-second Heritage Minute about Lucy Maud Montgomery for Historica Canada. Read the full sotry here.

Mar 09, 2018

Owen Pallett Scored a 'Heritage Minute' About Lucy Maud Montgomery

Exclaim! highlights the new Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Prince Edward Island-born author Lucy Maud Montgomery gave Canadians one of their most beloved literary heroes with Anne of Green Gables, so it's only right that the woman was recently treated to her very own Heritage Minute by Historica Canada. Read the full story here.

Mar 08, 2018

Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Heritage Minute

CBC Island Morning interviews Brigitte d'Auzac about the latest Heritage Minute

A new Heritage Minute is being released that looks at the life and struggles of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Listen to the interview here

Mar 08, 2018

New Heritage Minute reveals the secret life of Lucy Maud Montgomery

Canadian Geographic features the Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute

Emily of New Moon, Sara Stanley, and of course, Anne of Green Gables: Canadian novelist Lucy Maud Montgomery is known and loved the world over for her strong female heroines. Read the full story here