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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

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.

Nov 10, 2014

How five Canadians answered the call to go to war

The Globe and Mail speaks to Memory Project veterans

More than a million Canadians served full-time in the armed services during the Second World War. Of those, 45,000 were killed and another 54,000 were wounded. As we remember all those who served, The Globe and Mail’s Dave McGinn spoke to five Canadians about how they joined the war effort seven decades ago. Read the full story here.

Nov 09, 2014

This Remembrance Day will be different: Cpl Cirillo has made it real

The Canadian Encyclopedia History editor Richard Foot writes for the Globe and Mail

This year, at cenotaphs across Canada, Remembrance Day will be different. For the first time in many years, the ceremonies will feel relevant and raw to most of the gathered pilgrims. Read the full article here.

Nov 08, 2014

Falcons Flying High

Winnipeg Free Press reports on the debut of the Winnipeg Falcons’ Minute

They were the first hockey team to be proclaimed the best in the world, and now, nearly a century later, the Winnipeg Falcons are getting their due. Read full article here.

Nov 07, 2014

Heritage Minute is back with a new dose of Canadiana

The Globe and Mail reports on the return of Heritage Minutes

Canadian history buffs rejoice: a new Heritage Minute is here. The historical vignettes have become entwined with a sense of Canadian identity for many, and made the phrase "I smell burnt toast" instantly recognizable to an entire country. Read the full article here.

Nov 07, 2014

First World War hockey heroes honoured

Toronto Star reports on the Winnipeg Falcons

The Falcons, who are featured in a newly produced Heritage Minute, lost two members to First World War combat, then rebounded to win the first-ever Olympic hockey championship. Read the article here.

Nov 07, 2014

Merrittonian headed to Ottawa for Remembrance Day memorial

The Merritt Herald on a local teenager’s opportunity to take part in Encounters With Canada

Kalea Palmer remembers wrestling her hand away from her stepfather at an English airport in order to say one last goodbye to her mother, who was headed back to war in 2006. Read the story here.

Nov 07, 2014

New Heritage Minute is about as Canadian as you can get

Huffington Post on the Winnipeg Falcons’ Minute

Just ahead of Remembrance Day, Historica Canada has launched a new Heritage Minute that explores a unique story of service and sacrifice. Read full story here.

Nov 07, 2014

‘Untold’ story of ‘bravery’: Heritage Minute chronicles Winnipeg Falcons

The National Post interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith

Anthony Wilson-Smith, the president of Historica Canada, the group behind the once-ubiquitous Canadian Heritage Minutes, phoned a reporter early Friday afternoon. Read the full article here.

Nov 06, 2014

Winnipeg Falcons the subject of new Canadian Heritage Minute

CBC News on the Falcons’ Minute

A piece of Winnipeg's hockey history is the latest depiction in a Canadian Heritage Minute to soon be released. The one-minute video depicts the story of the Winnipeg Falcons. Read the full article here.

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