Media Coverage


Ballenas students make most of trip to Ottawa

Parksville Qualicum Beach News speaks to two secondary students about their experience with Encounters with Canada.

Apr 09, 2019

Encounters with Canada


Historica Canada presents contest showcasing writing and art from Indigenous youth

The Gauntlet covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest.

Mar 15, 2019

Indigenous Arts & Stories

Jun 13, 2018

Canada Is Honouring This LGBTQ Rights Pioneer in an Important Video

Global Citizen covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A new Heritage Minute that depicts the life of LGBTQ2 activist Jim Egan and his fight for spousal rights was unveiled Tuesday night at the Glad Day Bookshop in Toronto. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

‘I Am a Homosexual’: Gay rights pioneer James Egan celebrated in first LGBTQ2 Heritage Minute

The Toronto Star covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Before Canada’s first Pride parade, before same-sex marriage was legal, before police stopped arresting people simply for being gay — before all of that, there was a wiry, young man from Toronto smashing the keys of an old Underwood typewriter, staging a one-person epistolary battle for gay rights. Read the full story here.

Jun 12, 2018

New Heritage Minute celebrates work of little-known gay rights advocate

CTV News covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Jim Egan may not be a household name for many Canadians, but to gay rights advocates, he’s a hero -- one who is now being celebrated with his own Heritage Minute, due to debut online Wednesday. Read the full story here.

Jun 12, 2018

Gay activist Jim Egan's fight for equality becomes first LGBTQ Heritage Minute

The National Post covers the first ever LGBTQ Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Director Stephen Dunn says making the first Heritage Minute about Canada’s LGBTQ community reminded him of the countless other queer stories which have gone mostly untold over the years. Read the full story here.

Apr 19, 2018

TSS Student Enters Art Into Indigenous Arts and Stories Competition

Indian Time features the Indigenous Arts & Stories competition.

Tsi Snaihne School would like to wish Teaghan Lazore the best of luck with her drawing submission for the Indigenous Arts and Stories competition, run by Historica Canada of Toronto. Read the full story here.

Apr 09, 2018

Story of ‘Green Gables’ Author Told in Heritage Minute

The Tyee features the Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

The latest of Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes tells the story of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the P.E.I. author best known for Anne of Green Gables. Read the full story here.

Apr 04, 2018

Canadian Heritage Minute School House

Country 105 features the Heritage Minute about rural teachers.

One of my favorite Canadian Heritage Minutes is the one where the teacher really sticks it to her boss. Read the full story here.

Mar 12, 2018

Local filmmaker shows darker side of Anne of Green Gables author

CBC covers the new Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Stephen Dunn, the award-winning director of Closet Monster, a coming-of-age film about a gay teen in St. John's, directed a 60-second Heritage Minute about Lucy Maud Montgomery for Historica Canada. Read the full sotry here.

Mar 09, 2018

Owen Pallett Scored a 'Heritage Minute' About Lucy Maud Montgomery

Exclaim! highlights the new Heritage Minute on Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Prince Edward Island-born author Lucy Maud Montgomery gave Canadians one of their most beloved literary heroes with Anne of Green Gables, so it's only right that the woman was recently treated to her very own Heritage Minute by Historica Canada. Read the full story here.

Mar 08, 2018

'Heritage Minute' features L.M. Montgomery’s life, in scenes shot in Milton

Milton Canadian Champion speaks to Chantal Gagnon about the new Heritage Minute

The latest Heritage Minutes vignette has scenes shot at Milton’s Country Heritage Park.

The Lucas Family Homestead is used for interior shots of Heritage Minutes' one-minute feature on famed author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read the full story here