Media Coverage


Lucy Maud Montgomery — and P.E.I. — to be featured in Heritage Minute

CBC PEI speaks to Heritages Minute Manager Davida Aronovitch about the filming of a new Minute

Sep 20, 2017


Local youth joins teens across Canada on Ottawa trip

MeadowlakeNOW speaks to a local student about her Encounters with Canada experience

Sep 18, 2017

Feb 02, 2016

New Canadian Heritage Minute

Kandyse McClure, star of the latest Heritage Minute, appears on CTV Canada AM

For nearly 25 years Historica Canada has been producing 60-second films entitled Canadian Heritage Minutes. See the full interview here.

Feb 02, 2016

A new Heritage Minute for Black History Month

Chatelaine features the Viola Desmond Heritage Minute

As of Tuesday, Laura Secord, Terry Fox and Sir John A. Macdonald are joined in the Heritage Minute canon by Nova Scotia civil rights hero Viola Desmond. Read the full story here

Feb 01, 2016

I'm honoured to portray the Black Canadian you've never heard of

Star of the new Heritage Minute Kandyse McClure writes about her experience for Huffington Post

It was 1947. While the government of Canada was helping to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a woman named Viola Desmond (née Davis) was in a legal battle with the province of Nova Scotia. Read the full story here

Jan 24, 2016

Ontario, B.C. among leaders in history education

Canadian Press looks at Historica Canada's History Report Card, featured in the Globe and Mail

The majority of Canada’s provinces and territories have been assigned high marks on a new report card on history education. Read the full story here

Jan 23, 2016

Ontario lauded for high school history curriculum

Toronto Star reviews Historica Canada's History Report Card, assessing curricula across the country

Ontario stands at the top of the class for its strong Canadian history curriculum in the latest ratings by this country’s history education watchdog. Read the full story here

Jan 04, 2016

Blacks in Canada: A complicated history

Anthony Wilson-Smith writes about Black history in Canada for Diplomat Magazine

As we mark Black History Month in Canada in February, it’s worth reflecting on the legacy of our country’s black community and the prejudice its members have faced. Read the full story here

Dec 29, 2015

Canadian Encyclopedia: 30 important Indigenous leaders

Maclean's publishes The Canadian Encyclopedia's 30th-anniversary lists of what make us proud to be Canadian

Many Aboriginal leaders have influenced Canadian history, both before and since Confederation. Read the full story here

Dec 28, 2015

Canadian Encyclopedia: 30 great Canadian scientists

Maclean's publishes The Canadian Encyclopedia's 30th-anniversary lists of what make us proud to be Canadian

Canadians are super smart (we just don’t like to brag about it). Among the numerous scientific minds this country has produced, some, like David Suzuki and Sir Frederick Banting, are household names. Read the full story here

Dec 18, 2015

Buy the book: The Globe Books 2015 gift guide

The Globe and Mail profiles Historica Canada's book Canada 365

Did you know the cancellation of the Avro Arrow was announced on Feb. 20? Or that on Aug. 2, Victoria was incorporated as a city? Read the full story here

Dec 15, 2015

Naismith: First basketball game was violent affair

Sportnet's coverage of new audio from James Naismith includes the Basketball Heritage Minute

Black eyes and dislocated body parts aren’t usually associated with the sport of basketball, but those were just some of the injuries sustained during the first game ever played. Read the full story and watch the Minute here.