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Dec 30, 2014
Ottawa Citizen honours Gen. Ramsey Withers, quotes his Memory Project interview
Earlier today I wrote an obituary for former Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Ramsey Withers who died on Dec. 24 at the age of 84. However, here on Defence Watch, I have more space so I have included significantly more tributes from those who served with Gen. Withers, a Korean War veteran. Read article here.
Dec 24, 2014
Global News interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith
A powerful new ad aims to depict the famous “Christmas Day Truce” during the First World War. Now we speak with Anthony Wilson-Smith, President of Historica Canada, to learn more about this touching moment in history. Watch the video here.
Dec 19, 2014
Calgary Herald profiles Passages Canada speaker Dr. Om Malik
In the 1970s, artificial intelligence was the stuff of science fiction, but Dr. Om Malik of the University of Calgary was looking into ways to bring A.I. into the real world. Read full article here.
Dec 19, 2014
Sun News Network interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith
It's been 100 years since German and British troops laid down their arms and enjoyed a Christmas game of soccer. Watch the interview here.
Nov 17, 2014
Aboriginal Arts and Stories winner Nicole Paul’s art featured in National Post
John Ralston Saul’s latest book, The Comeback, surges across the past two thousand years of history with scholastic ease, reframing some of the current Aboriginal debates through an inspired lens. Read the full article here.
Nov 16, 2014
Seaway News: Mystery author Maggie Wheeler writes another chapter in local history
Years of research have gone into her acclaimed Farran Mackenzie series, based on the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway. And now that extensive knowledge is in the pages of The Canadian Encyclopedia. Read the full article here.
Nov 13, 2014
Global News reports on the Winnipeg Falcons
A new Heritage Minute produced by Historica Canada launched at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto Thursday. Read full article here.
Nov 11, 2014
Sports Illustrated on the Falcons’ Heritage Minute
Just in time for Remembrance/Veterans Day, Historica Canada offers up an outstanding new Heritage Minute that tells the tale of the Winnipeg Falcons and the sacrifices they made in World War I before going on to capture the first-ever gold medal in Olympic hockey in 1920. Read the full article here.
Nov 11, 2014
Sun News interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith on Remembrance Day
Historica Canada President Anthony Wilson-Smith reports on attendance numbers at various Remembrance Day events. Watch the video here.
Nov 10, 2014
CBC Radio’s The Homestretch speaks to a writer behind the Winnipeg Falcons’ Minute
CBC speaks to Calgary writer behind a new Heritage Minute which tells the story of the 1920 Winnipeg Falcons. Listen here.