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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

Dec 30, 2014

Tributes to General Ramsey Withers

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

Going inside the ‘Christmas Day Truce’ ad

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

Compelling Calgarian – Dr. Om Malik

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

Remembering the Christmas Truce

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

John Ralston Saul’s The Comeback, review

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

Lost Village: New entry in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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

Winnipeg Falcons’ legacy lives on in new Heritage Minute

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

Winnipeg Falcons, First Olympic Champs, Honoured on Veterans Day

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

Canadians Remember

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

New Heritage Minute honours 1920 Olympians

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.

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