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Oscar Peterson takes the stage in Historica Canada’s upcoming Heritage Minute

JazzFM covers the filming of a new Heritage Minute on Oscar Peterson.

Oct 08, 2019

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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

May 30, 2019

New Heritage Minute highlights Canadians who fought on D-Day

CTV News covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

One week before the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Historica Canada is marking the occasion with the release of a dramatic new Heritage Minute film highlighting the sacrifices of soldiers from New Brunswick in the Second World War. Read the full story here.

May 29, 2019

The World War commander who inspired the latest Heritage Minute

CBC The National covers the new Heritage Minute on D-Day.

Next month marks the 75th anniversary of the largest military invasion in history, when 14,000 Canadians stormed the beaches on D-Day. A new Heritage Minute for D-Day tells of a beloved Canadian commander who served in both World Wars. Watch the segment here.

May 28, 2019

'What the hell have you done with the tomorrows we gave you?'

The Canadian Press features D-Day veterans from the Memory Project Speakers Bureau.

Six days before D-Day, Max Meisels and his fellow Jewish soldiers got an order from their commanding officer. “If the Germans catch you, you’re dead,” the officer told them. “You have 10 minutes. Go to the telephone book and get a new name.” Read the full story here.

Apr 09, 2019

Ballenas students make most of trip to Ottawa

Parksville Qualicum Beach News speaks to two secondary students about their experience with Encounters with Canada.

Ramsay Locke (Grade 9), and Faith Cook (Grade 10) were in Ottawa from March 17-23 for Encounters with Canada – a nationwide program where students can travel to the nation’s capital to explore aspects of Canadian governance, history, and culture. Read the full story here.

Mar 15, 2019

Historica Canada presents contest showcasing writing and art from Indigenous youth

The Gauntlet covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest.

Indigenous Arts & Stories is a writing and art competition presented by Historica Canada for Indigenous youth across the country between the ages of six and 29. Prizes for the competition include $2,000 cash and a trip to Ottawa to be honoured at the Governor General’s History Awards. Read the full story here.

Mar 10, 2019

Alberta WWII veteran Jack Hilton dies at 99

Global News remembers Second World War veteran Jack Hilton.

Alberta Second World War veteran Jack Hilton died on March 7 at age 99, the Royal Canadian Air Force has confirmed. Jack Henry Hilton shared war stories with the Memory Project. Read the full story here.

Feb 21, 2019

Kamloops man featured in national Heritage Minute commercial

Kamloops This Week covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Kaye Kaminishi is the last living member of the legendary Asahi baseball team. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Lisa Uyeda: Heritage Minute about Vancouver Asahi is a lasting legacy in 60 seconds

Lisa Uyeda writes an op-ed piece for The Georgia Straight about the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

On a sunny October day, I made my way to Woodland Park to watch history being made. The legendary Vancouver Asahi had once again taken the field, or at least a very close replica. The story of the baseball team was being turned into a Heritage Minute, produced by Historica Canada, the first to narrate a significant moment in Japanese Canadian history. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

WATCH: Latest Heritage Minute episode filmed near Hope and features some dark local history

The Hope Standard covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Historica Canada’s latest Heritage Minute, which airs Wednesday, Feb. 20, features some very familiar scenery while telling the stories of the Asahi and the Japanese internment camps of the Second World War. Read the full story here.

Feb 20, 2019

Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment highlighted in new heritage minute

The Canadian Press covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

VANCOUVER — A new heritage minute is sharing the story of a pioneering baseball team in British Columbia and the shameful government policy that tore them apart. Read the full story here.

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