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

Nov 12, 2015

Friends and Neighbours: O'Donovan takes gold medal for historical story

The Merritt Herald profiles Sunshine O'Donovan, Aboriginal Arts & Stories winner

Nicola Valley resident Sunshine O’Donovan has been awarded a gold medal for exceptional work in the field of Canadian history by David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Read the full story here. 

Nov 11, 2015

Local teen marches in Ottawa

The Compass highlights Jenna Parsons' experience taking part in Encounters with Canada

Today was a day Jenna Parsons of Victoria will never forget. Read the full story here. 

Nov 11, 2015

In Remembrance: Tales of war-time drivers and mechanics highlights some of the stories from The Memory Project archive for Remembrance Day

The Memory Project is an initiative by Historica Canada, sharing thousands of veteran stories online and through public speaking events. We delved into their vast archives to bring you a few of our favourite stories from war-time drivers and mechanics. Read the full story here. 

Nov 10, 2015

Book: "Canada 365"

Anthony Wilson-Smith appears on Global Toronto's The Morning Show

Anthony Wilson-Smith of Historica Canada offers a unique way of presenting Canadian history with images and facts in the book, “Canada: 365.” Watch the video here. 

Nov 09, 2015

Remembrance Day: Poppy demand trending higher

CBC News talks to Anthony Wilson-Smith about increased engagement in Remembrance Day

Demand for poppies is on the rise, the Royal Canadian Legion says, with more than 21 million distributed across the country this year. Read the full story here. 

Nov 09, 2015

Only half of Canadians think youth appreciate veterans enough

Canadian Press looks at Historica Canada's Remembrance Day poll, featured in The Toronto Star

Canadians overwhelmingly find Remembrance Day as relevant today as when it began nearly a century ago, but are split on whether younger generations properly appreciate and honour the country’s veterans. Read the full story here

Nov 05, 2015

York Region veterans share memories of war

Newmarket Era shares excerpts of veterans from York Region who are included in The Memory Project archives

The Memory Project is a Historica Canada initiative that invites veterans and Canadian Forces members to share their military experiences with fellow Canadians, young and old. Read the full story here. 

Nov 04, 2015

"A really cool thing to see"

Ottawa Sun talks to students at Encounters with Canada who watched Justin Trudeau's swearing-in

Thousands of people -- some from as far away as the Northwest Territories -- flocked to Rideau Hall Wednesday eager to witness the swearing-in of Canada's new prime minister. Read the full story here

Oct 31, 2015

Heritage Minute filming in Nunavut to feature Kenojuak Ashevak

CBC News speaks to the Historica Canada staff and the crew behind the Kenojuak Ashevak Minute

Kenojuak Ashevak's legacy will live forever through her art. Now, the late Canadian icon will also have her own Heritage Minute. Read the full story here. 

Oct 28, 2015

Local student encounters Canada

Hanna Herald covers Brenna McGillion's experience with Encounters with Canada

When Brenna McGillion first heard of Encounters with Canada during a school assembly she jumped on the opportunity for a chance to visit Ottawa. Read the full story here.