Kamloops This Week covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.
Feb 21, 2019
Mar 08, 2017
The Canadian Press speaks to the last surviving member of the Edmonton Grads about the new Heritage Minute
Kay MacBeth was just a baby when the Edmonton Commercial Graduates won the world championship title in 1923, but by the time she joined them at age 17, the team — known as the Grads — had been dominating women’s basketball for more than a decade. Read the full story here.
Mar 08, 2017
CBC News features the Edmonton Grads Heritage Minute
Kay MacBeth is 95 years old and the last surviving member of one of the greatest dynasties in sports, a group of Canadian athletes whose accomplishments have been, until now, often overlooked. Read the full story here.
Mar 08, 2017
Author Ann Hall writes about the Edmonton Grads for HuffPost
International Women's Day is a good time to reflect on the importance of sport and physical activity in the lives of girls and women, and to honour the legacy of our sporting heroines. In the 1950s I started playing basketball, a sport I loved. Read the full story here.
Mar 07, 2017
Metro News tests readers' Heritage Minute knowledge ahead of a Toronto trivia night
We all remember our favourite Heritage Minutes. There was burnt toast, the peach basket and Jackie Robinson playing for the Montreal Royals. Try the quiz here.
Feb 26, 2017
Toronto Sun accompanies Memory Project speaker Gerry O'Pray to say farewell to Juno
Former Canadian UN peacekeeper Gerry O’Pray made a point Sunday of visiting the Toronto Zoo to say goodbye to Juno the polar bear.
After all, O’Pray says, the two of them have a couple of things in common. Read the full story here.
Jan 18, 2017
The Canadian Press speaks to filmmakers about their choices for future Heritage Minute subjects
Organizers behind Canada's Heritage Minutes are asking filmmakers to draft up their best proposals for new additions to the series on key moments or figures in the country's history. Read the full story here.
Jan 10, 2017
CBC North highlights Historica Canada's new video contest, Here's My Canada
Canada turns 150 this year and Historica Canada is calling on Canadian residents to submit a 30-second video on what their country means to them. Read the full story here.
Dec 01, 2016
The Globe and Mail profiles Memory Project veteran Jacques Cinq-Mars
Nov 11, 2016
An Encounters with Canada student writes about her experience for Maple Ridge News
Nov. 11th. The only mandatory public school assembly in all of Canada. A minute of silent squirming during which, no disrespect to John McCrae, some kid will haltingly recite In Flander’s Fields. Read the full story here.
Nov 03, 2016
The Canadian Press speaks to Anthony Wilson-Smith about Historica Canada's Remembrance Day poll
A new poll suggests Canadians would like to see efforts to honour fallen soldiers extend well beyond Remembrance Day.
The study commissioned by Historica Canada found a vast majority of respondents would like to see a national monument to soldiers who died in combat in modern times. Read the full story here.