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

CTV News examines Canadian knowledge of Indigenous histories.

Jul 01, 2021

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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

Feb 10, 2015

Newcomers share their stories of heartbreak and resilience for online project

Global News feature on Passages Canada storytelling workshop in Fredericton

Saa Andrew Gbongbor’s story of fleeing civil war in Sierra Leone has haunted him since he was 11 years old. Read article and watch video here.

Feb 10, 2015

Veterans share memories of war with next generation

Vancouver Courier reports on The Memory Project’s Vancouver event to honour participating veterans

While serving with the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, air gunner Ernest “Peter” Bone trained in Winnipeg, but says his mind was never far from his family in London living through what has since become known as the “Blitz,” — sustained strategic bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany. Read the full article here.

Feb 10, 2015

Burlington’s Sir Ernest MacMillan students national Citizenship Challenge

Burlington Post covers the Flag Day event to celebrate this year’s Citizenship Challenge winners

Sir Ernest MacMillan students have won Historica Canada’s National Citizenship Challenge and will celebrate the victory Thursday, Feb. 12 with a giant flag-raising ceremony at the school. By receiving 91 per cent on a mock citizenship exam, teacher Jane Sully Belec’s Grade 8 students beat out more than 1,000 classes from across Canada to win the challenge. Read the story here.

Jan 29, 2015

Nunavut teens off to Ottawa for leadership program

Nunatsiaq News profiles two girls attending Encounters with Canada Arts and Culture week

The goal is to help turn teenagers into informed and engaged citizens, and future leaders. Read full article here.

Jan 28, 2015

The Memory Project honours Chilliwack volunteer

Chilliwack Times covers The Memory Project’s west coast trip to honour veterans including Jim Harris

Chilliwack combat veteran Jim Harris, will be honoured in Vancouver Tuesday for his contributions to Canadian war history education in the community. Read full story here.

Jan 09, 2015

Veteran hopes documentary will educate youth

Waterloo Region Record talks to The Memory Project veteran Frank Reid

A few years ago, Frank Reid was asked to be part of the Memory Project, where veterans who fought in the Second World War and Korean War were interviewed about their experiences. Read full article here.

Jan 08, 2015

One in four Canadians can’t name country’s first prime minister: poll

Canada.com talks to Anthony Wilson-Smith about Canada’s knowledge of Sir John A.

One in four Canadians can’t identify Sir John A. Macdonald as the first prime minister of Canada, according to a new poll commissioned by Historica Canada. Read full article here.

Jan 05, 2015

Actor Jared Keeso returns to hockey roots with starring role in Heritage Minute

Yahoo Sports talks to the star of the Winnipeg Falcons Minute

Former junior hockey player Jared Keeso didn’t turn his back on the game when he decided on his career path as an actor. Read full article here.

Jan 03, 2015

Happy birthday, Sir John A

Anthony Wilson-Smith on Macdonald’s 200th birthday for Diplomat Online Magazine

Canada is known more for stability than for any sense of mischief or scandal. That makes it all the more surprising that the man considered most responsible for Canada’s birth as a nation was a fast-talking, crudely mannered heavy drinker with lifelong bad behaviour, but big accomplishments. Read full story here.

Dec 31, 2014

Veteran honoured for lifetime of service

InsideToronto.com profiles The Memory Project’s Mort Lightstone

Last month, retired Capt. Mort Lightstone was one of 20 recipients presented with a Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation. Read article here.

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