Media Coverage


What do we really know about 'the true history of Canada'?

CTV News examines Canadian knowledge of Indigenous histories.

Jul 01, 2021


TAYLOR: D-Day taught us the meaning of sacrifice

Col. Gilbert Taylor reflects on D-Day and includes an excerpt of Lloyd Bentley’s testimony with The Memory Project.

Jun 05, 2021

Jun 16, 2016

Métis teen Cyan-Raven Gielewska wins Aboriginal Arts & Stories award for play on residential schools

CBC speaks to one of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories winners

A 15-year-old Métis teen from Kitchener, Ont., has been honoured for her award-winning script about residential schools. Read the full story and listen to the interview here

Jun 07, 2016

D-Day gathering captivated by veteran's WWII memories

CBC covers The Memory Project's D-Day event in Charlottetown

You could hear a pin drop at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown Monday evening as Second World War veteran Joyce Paynter told her story of the war, which started in a town south of London, England. Read the full story here

Jun 01, 2016

Every Single Canadian Heritage Minute You Watched As A Kid From Best To Worst

MTL Blog ranks the Heritage Minutes

If you were a kid growing up in Canada in the 80s/90s, then you definitely remember watching more than a few Canadian Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here. 

May 06, 2016

Passages Canada workshops

Global News features a Passages Canada storytelling workshop in Regina

A series of workshops are being held at Sask. Polytech to allow new Canadians to share some of their stories. Watch the clip here

Apr 29, 2016

Young artist makes big impressions

Connect in Fort McMurray speaks to a student who won the How We Remember contest

Ten-year-old Austan Najmi-Beauchamp is turning heads with his eye-catching talent – on a local and national scale – with his recent artworks on war and racism. Read the full story here

Apr 15, 2016

Field trip to Ottawa for Stony Plain students

Stony Plain Reporter profiles local students who attended Encounters with Canada

Seven Grade 9 students from High Park School in Stony Plain were given the opportunity for a real life experience in Ottawa to supplement their school curriculum. Read the full story here

Apr 10, 2016

Presentation focuses on one man's experience at Battle of Vimy Ridge

Stratford Beacon Herald reviews a presentation by Memory Project speaker Frank Reid

Military history is all too often reduced to faceless statistics. But author and historian Frank Reid focused attention on the human side of war with his presentation about the battle of Vimy Ridge at the Perth County Archives Saturday afternoon. Read the full story here

Mar 31, 2016

Acknowledge! Iconic Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute takes the crown

Metro News features the winner of Minutes Madness, a social media contest leading up to the Heritage Minutes' 25th anniversary

“Hurry! You’ve got to get these people out of here. That ship is going to blow,” an actor playing train dispatcher Vince Coleman breathlessly says during a Heritage Minute re-enactment of the Halifax Explosion. Read the full story here

Mar 30, 2016

Chinook students explore past

Lethbridge Herald speaks to students who created a play based in part on The Memory Project Archive

It was an era way before their time, but Chinook High School Fine Arts students are recreating true stories from the Second World War in their latest production “Zunden: A Fine Arts Fusion Project.” Read the full story here

Mar 23, 2016

Encounters with Canada - making new friends from all the provinces

Fairview Post talks to Rachel Wiebe, a student that attended Encounters with Canada

Fairview High student Rachel Wiebe recently got back from a week-long trip to Ottawa that was both educational and fun. Read the full story here.