Media Coverage


Poll suggests Canadians concerned about fake news, but struggle with spotting it

The Canadian Press covers a poll from Historica Canada on misinformation.

Sep 23, 2019


Acadian Heritage Minute teaches about deportation from Maritimes

HalifaxToday covers the new Heritage Minute on the Acadian deportation.

Aug 18, 2019

Heritage Minutes

Jul 09, 2017

Edmonton teacher hopes book inspires students in Cadotte Lake

The Edmonton Journal speaks to the winners of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories group prize

Sana Ayesha Ghani had high expectations when she left Edmonton two years ago for her first teaching position in the northern Alberta Indigenous community of Cadotte Lake. Read the full story here. 

Jul 08, 2017

Part of our heritage: Ottawa couple aims to road trip all 87 Heritage Minutes

CBC News speaks to Anthony Wilson-Smith about one couple's Heritage Minute-inspired travels

'This is extra nerdy. This is very nerdy,' says Minutes road tripper Jim Ellwood. Read the full story here. 

Jul 01, 2017

How well do you know your Heritage Minutes?

Test your knowledge of the Heritage Minutes with this quiz from Global News!

They have become just as much “a part of our heritage” as the moments, people and Canadian accomplishments they highlight. But how well do you know your Heritage Minutes? Take the quiz here. 

Jun 29, 2017

How important moments in Canadian history become a Heritage Minute

Global News speaks to Historica Canada about how Heritage Minute topics are chosen

Burnt toast. Peach baskets. Maple syrup: These aren’t the ingredients to a tasty breakfast, they’re featured items in some of the iconic Heritage Minutes which aired on Canadian airwaves in the 1990s. Read the full story here. 

Jun 28, 2017

From Vietnam to Canada: Family journey inspires a Heritage Minute

Montreal Gazette speaks to Judy Trinh, whose family story inspired the latest Heritage Minute

Judy Trinh is not much of a hockey fan. When she was a child in Lethbridge, Alta., she remembers receiving a Montreal Canadiens jacket. Trinh said her little sister was fascinated by the bright red, blue and white colours. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

Nunavut, Nunavik youth pick up national arts and writing awards

Nunatsiaq News speaks to two of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories winners

Alex Angnaluak called it a “touch-down moment.” When the Iqaluit-based artist found out his drawing placed first in Historica Canada’s Indigenous Arts & Stories contest, he threw his hands up in the air and shouted. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

Canada hard to define but citizens look to celebrate it, poll suggests

Canadian Press looks at the finding of a Historica Canada poll conducted by Ipsos

What defines Canada? A new survey suggests the answers are as diverse as the country itself. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

91 New and Exciting Ways to Celebrate Canada 150

Flight Network features Here's My Canada in their round-up of Canada 150 events

Your maple leaf t-shirt is washed, your fridge is loaded with burgers and your shed is stocked with fireworks. Are you celebrating Canada Day the same way you have for decades? Read the full story here. 

Jun 25, 2017

How did the narwhal get its tusk? Nunavut man's artistic answer wins first prize in national contest

CBC News speaks to Alexander Angnaluak, one of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories winners

How did the narwhal get its tusk? Alexander Angnaluak from Kugluktuk, Nunavut drew his colourful interpretation and it struck gold at this year's national Indigenous Arts and Stories contest organized by Historica Canada. Read the full story here. 

Jun 20, 2017

Vietnamese-Canadian family's refugee story inspires new Heritage Minute

CBC News speaks to the family whose story inspired the latest Heritage Minute

For Sam and Rebecca Trinh, 1979 was the year they ran out of choices. After the fall of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War, Sam, a soldier, was slated for re-education at a labour camp in the Vietnamese countryside. Read the full story here.