CTV News examines Canadian knowledge of Indigenous histories.
Jul 01, 2021
Mar 08, 2018
Huffington Post features the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute
Lucy Maud Montgomery's lovable protagonist Anne Shirley may have been full of joy, but her creator struggled.
The Canadian author fought depression, what she called her "dark moods," throughout her life. Read the full story here.
Mar 08, 2018
Chatelaine reflects on the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute
Can you imagine a world without the iconic novel (and character!) Anne of Green Gables? Well, it almost happened. In honour of International Women’s Day, Historica Canada released a new Heritage Minutes commercial depicting Montgomery in a new light. Read the full story here.
Mar 08, 2018
CBC News speaks to Brigitte d'Auzac about the new Heritage Minute
She's known around the world for writing Anne of Green Gables, but it's a different side of Lucy Maud Montgomery that is featured in her Heritage Minute. Read the full story here.
Mar 07, 2018
Canadian Press examines the results of a Historica Canada poll released ahead of International Women's Day
A new poll suggests Canadians have a lot to learn about the accomplishments of some of the country’s most famous women.
The survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Historica Canada found the majority of Canadians couldn’t name the achievements of such famous women as Emily Carr and Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read the full story here.
Feb 15, 2018
Sault Online features the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest
Indigenous Arts & Stories is providing an opportunity for self-identified Indigenous youth (ages 6 to 29) to express themselves creatively! Read the full story here.
Jan 26, 2018
CBC reflects on the life of Dr. Penfield, featured in one of the best-known Heritage Minutes
He became a household name for many Canadians who grew up watching a popular Heritage Minute on television in the 1990s, in which Wilder stimulated the brain of a woman suffering from seizures while she was conscious. Read the full story here.
Dec 13, 2017
The Dryden Observer talks to a student who attended Encounters with Canada
Travel can open up a new world for those that take the opportunity. This week at Dryden High School Mitchell Turcotte and Madisen Donaldson encouraged everyone to seek out and take advantage of all that travel has to offer. Read the full story here.
Dec 06, 2017
Global News coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
“Come on, come on, acknowledge!”
Those words of Vince Coleman are etched in the memories of many Canadians who grew up watching Heritage Minutes commercials. Read the full story here.
Dec 05, 2017
CBC coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
Dec 04, 2017
The Chronicle Herald highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute in their coverage of the 100th anniversary
Coleman's story has enjoyed a revival since the early 1990s, when Historica Canada produced one of its most dramatic "Heritage Minutes," which started with the dispatcher being alerted by a navy sailor that the SS Mont-Blanc, a French munitions ship, was on fire and was about to explode. Read the full story here.