CTV News examines Canadian knowledge of Indigenous histories.
Jul 01, 2021
Nov 04, 2014
Nunatsiaq Online profiles Aboriginal Arts and Stories winner Aviaq Johnson
A short story written by Aviaq Johnston of Iqaluit has earned her a Governor General’s History Award, established in 1996 by Canada’s National History Society to recognize excellence in history. Read the full story here.
Oct 31, 2014
Huffington Post Blog on Citizenship Week
Oct 16, 2014
Canadian News Wire on Aboriginal Arts & Stories program
Grade 11 student Andrea Lanouette paid tribute to a British Columbia mysterious tragedy and is being recognized nationally for her literary work on the Highway of Tears. Read full article here.
Oct 15, 2014
Metro Ottawa reports on Citizenship Challenge event in Ottawa
About 140 students from across the country were put to the Citizenship Challenge on Wednesday when they played a bingo-style game at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa. The students answered questions about Canada similar to those that appear in a Discover Canada citizenship test. Read full article here.
Oct 12, 2014
Huffington Post on Heritage Minutes Poster collaboration with Christopher Hemsworth
You remember "Heritage Minutes." You know, those sometimes-corny, always-earnest vignettes that taught you about Canadian history. Read full story here.
Sep 26, 2014
Anthony Wilson-Smith on citizenship for Diplomat Online Magazine
Think fast — test your knowledge about Canada. Can you name two responsibilities of citizenship? What qualifications are necessary to vote in a federal election? Read full article here.
Sep 18, 2014
National Post reports on 1000 Dinners, partnered with Historica Canada
A coalition of community organizations is hoping to spark thousands of dinner conversations about how to improve our city, inviting locals to sit down for 1,000 dinners across Toronto on Oct. 7. Read full article here.
Sep 14, 2014
Encounters with Canada partners with Elections Canada during democracy
Youth are being called on to play a greater role in energizing the country’s democracy as the one-year countdown to the next federal election approaches. Read full story here.
Sep 11, 2014
Brampton Guardian reports on Memory Project event held at Sir Isaac Brock Public School
On the 75th anniversary of Canada’s entry into the Second World War, a handful of military veterans assembled at Sir Isaac Brock Public School for an educational mission. Read article here.
Sep 09, 2014
CTV Interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith about the discovery of one of the ships from the Franklin expedition.
A Canadian research team has solved one of the biggest mysteries in our country's history by finding one of the two lost ships from Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition. Watch full video here.