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How the Gulf War brought this Blackfoot veteran back to his culture Social Sharing

Veteran Bob Crane, featured in a new video by Historica Canada, speaks about Indigenous military contributions to the Gulf War.

Jan 17, 2021

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New video marks Canada's contributions to first Gulf War on 30th anniversary

The Canadian Press speaks with Gulf War veteran Richard Austin on Historica Canada's new video on the Gulf War.

Jan 17, 2021

Feb 04, 2019

From ‘Invisible indian’ to national award winner

The Belleville Intelligencer speaks with Indigenous Arts & Stories winner Shelby Lisk.

A Belleville artist has won a national award for a poem she wrote about Indigenous identity. Shelby Lisk, 26, received the award Jan. 28 from Governor General Julie Payette at Ottawa’s Rideau Hall. Read the full story here.

Jan 24, 2019

Young creators encouraged to enter Indigenous Arts and Stories contest

NationTalk covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest for Indigenous Youth

The Indigenous Arts and Stories organization is holding its annual contest, which is open to Indigenous youth between the ages of six and 29. It gives artists the chance to win up to $2,000. Read the full story here.

Nov 16, 2018

Who are Canada's 'most historically significant' women?

The Montreal Gazette discusses the results of the Women in Canadian History poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.

When it comes to women’s history in this country, most Canadians could use a refresher, according to a recent poll. Read the full story here.

Nov 08, 2018

More millennials interested in attending Remembrance Day events: Poll

The Ottawa Citizen covers the Remembrance Day poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.

A new survey suggests Canadians of all generations are more likely to honour military veterans by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony this year. Read the full story here.

Oct 15, 2018

Canadians Need To Know More About Historically Significant Women, Historica Canada Says

Huffpost covers the Women in Canadian History poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.

Historica Canada says only three per cent answered the quiz well enough to score an A. Read the full story here.

Sep 17, 2018

North Delta teen takes the trip of a lifetime

Peace Arch News features a story by an Encounter With Canada participant.

Grade 10 student Yasmin Zadunaisky writes about her time in the Encounters with Canada program. Read the full story here.

Sep 12, 2018

Heritage Minute captures ‘immensity’ of Acadian Expulsion: director

The Annapolis County Spectator covers the upcoming Heritage Minute on the Deportation of the Acadians.

A new Heritage Minute depicting the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia has wrapped filming in two Annapolis Valley locations. Read the full story here.

Aug 19, 2018

Varied reactions to possible holiday marking legacy of residential schools

The Canadian Press interviews Historica Canada CEO Anthony Wilson-Smith about the federal government’s intention to enact a statutory holiday aimed at remembering the legacy of Canada’s residential school system.

Anthony Wilson-Smith, chief executive officer for Historica Canada, said Remembrance Day has lodged itself in the collective psyche in part because of its widespread adoption across the country and the substantial educational resources that have gone into preserving its purpose. Read the full story here.

Aug 02, 2018

2018 Toronto Heritage Award Nominees Announced

Historica Canada is nominated for a Heritage Toronto Award for the Kensington Market Heritage Minute.

18 nominees have been selected for the Public History Award, including the newly-revitalized Berczy Park, Historica Canada's first animated Heritage Minute on Kensington Market, and Driftscape, a mobile app that shapes place-based experiences using content from arts and cultural groups. Read the full story here.

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.

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