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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

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Local youth joins teens across Canada on Ottawa trip

MeadowlakeNOW speaks to a local student about her Encounters with Canada experience

Sep 18, 2017

Jun 20, 2017

Ottawa reporter’s family story inspires new Heritage Minute

Metro News speaks to Judy Trinh regarding the latest Heritage Minute

A new Heritage Minute about a family of Vietnamese “Boat People” was inspired by the real-life story of an Ottawa journalist and her family. Read the full story here. 

Jun 20, 2017

New Heritage Minute On Vietnamese 'Boat People' Highlights Canada's Inclusivity

Canadian Press looks at the latest Heritage Minute

The makers of Canada's latest Heritage Minute say featuring the country's acceptance of Vietnamese "boat people" in the short film was the ideal way to keep current events in perspective and usher in a landmark national birthday. 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. 

Jun 19, 2017

Milton students win Canada 150 photography contest

Milton Canadian Champion speaks to the winners of the Passages Canada Imagine Culture contest

For one Grade 3 class at Anne J. MacArthur Public School, last Monday was the best day of their lives. Read the full story here. 

Jun 18, 2017

The new Heritage Minute tells my story as one of Vietnam’s boat people

Judy Trinh, consultant on the latest Heritage Minute, shares her story of coming to Canada as a refugee

They huddled together in the back of my SUV in heavy coats that didn’t quite fit. A mother, a father and their three sons. The roads were slick with greasy slush and snow had just begun to fall. Read the full story here. 

Jun 11, 2017

Local student wins national photography contest

AM800 profiles one of the Passages Canada Imagine Culture contest winners

Quite the honour for a Sandwich Secondary School student. Read the full story here. 

Jun 09, 2017

How Old is Canada Really?

Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Canadian Affair about what the Canada 150 milestone means

This year, Canada is celebrating 150 years since its Confederation. Parties are planned across the country for Canada’s 150th ‘birthday’, but the festivities have sparked the question, “how accurate actually is this age?”. Read the full story here

Jun 04, 2017

Publishing giant Avie Bennett dead at age 89

Historica Canada President Anthony Wilson-Smith remembers Chair Emeritus Avie Bennett

An icon of the Canadian publishing industry who's been credited as a driving force behind the establishment of a Canadian literary canon has died. Avie Bennett was 89. Read the full story here. 

Jun 02, 2017

They've been acknowledged: Vince Coleman, Rita Joe chosen as new Halifax ferry names

Metro Halifax highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute as Vince Coleman is chosen for ferry name

The results are in, and two new Halifax Transit ferries will be named after Vincent Coleman and Rita Joe. Read the full story here

May 24, 2017

Students shine in Citzenship Challenge

Vernon Morning Star profiles the classroom winners of the Citizenship Challenge

Students in the English class proved they’re among the best in Canada in the Citizenship Challenge, demonstrating their knowledge of Canadian history and government and winning a set of books on famous Canadians for the Vernon and District Immigrant Services Society. Read the full story here

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