Media Coverage


Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute highlights triumph over sexism and rejection

CTV News covers the launch of the new Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018


Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Heritage Minute

CBC Island Morning interviews Brigitte d'Auzac about the latest Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018

Feb 10, 2016

Celebrities pay tribute to their moms as role models

Share Newspaper covers Historica Canada's event "An Evening Celebrating Black Women in Canada"

An eclectic group of celebrities provided powerful testimonials to their moms and other important women in their lives at a Black History Month event at the Toronto Public Library last week. Read the full story here. 

Feb 04, 2016

Viola Desmond Heritage Minute moves icon's sister

CBC News interviews Wanda Robson about the new Heritage Minute

The sister of Nova Scotia civil rights icon Viola Desmond is delighted with the portrayal of Desmond in a new Heritage Minute released to coincide with African Heritage Month. Read the full story here

Feb 04, 2016

Heritage Moment

Cape Breton Post looks at the new Heritage Minute on Viola Desmond

Most are aware of the value of knowing our own history. When an event’s significance is of international prominence, and took place close to home, it’s really bound to grab our attention. Read the full story here

Feb 03, 2016

Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest accepting submissions until March 31

Thompson Citizen profiles the Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest and past winner Xavier York

Canadians of aboriginal ancestry - status, non-status, Inuit, or Métis - have the chance to take part in a contest until the end of March. Read the full story here

Feb 02, 2016

Nova Scotia's Viola Desmond honoured in new Heritage Minute

CTV News features the Viola Desmond Heritage Minute

The latest Canadian Heritage Minute honours a Maritimer who stood up to racism by sitting down in a movie theatre. Read the full story and watch the video here

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 02, 2016

Historica Canada honours Viola Desmond, the 'Rosa Parks of Canada,' with a Heritage Minute

The National Post features the new Heritage Minute

Civil rights activist Viola Desmond, often described as the “Rosa Parks of Canada,” has just become the subject of a Heritage Minute, by Historica Canada, to mark the beginning of Black History Month. Read the full story here

Feb 02, 2016

Black History Month in 60 seconds

The Globe & Mail analyzes the diversity of the Heritage Minutes

Decades before we’d debate the absence of black Oscar nominees, Viola Desmond had a much more painful experience of racism at the movies. Read the full story here

Feb 02, 2016

Black Women Event

CBC's Metro Morning speaks to Tiffany Ford, one of the speakers at a Historica Canada event

Historica Canada is kicking off Black History Month with An Evening Celebrating Black Women. Listen to the interview here