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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

Jun 06, 2014

Emotional D-Day ceremony on Juno Beach

Memory Project volunteer Havelyn Chiasson in the Toronto Sun

The first time Havelyn (Hav) Chiasson stepped on this hallowed ground it was soaked with blood. This time, 70-years later on the very day, it was tears falling on the sands of Juno Beach at Courseulles-sur-Mer France. Read full article here.

Jun 04, 2014

Pickering teen’s essay wins national contest

‘I know what a lot of people say about my religion’, Mariam Bacchus writes in winning Passages Canada contest

Mariam Bacchus will always remember the time her family was on a road trip and stopped at a Tim Hortons in Northern Ontario. Read full story here.

Jun 02, 2014

Aboriginal history celebration offers 'a chance to hear their voice'

Ottawa Citizen on Aboriginal Arts & Stories Awards

Aboriginal youth will celebrate their own representations of history Tuesday night for the annual showcase of Aboriginal Arts & Stories, now in its 10th year. Read full article here.

Jun 02, 2014

Top student athlete honours doled out at Calgary Booster Club/high school awards luncheon

A student spokesperson for Encounters with Canada, Jared Armstrong, receives top student athlete award in Calgary

Katelyn Dimmell, Jared Armstrong and Aleena Kleiner are all finishing up three-year balancing acts at their separate high schools that has helped make their schools better places. Read story here.

Jun 01, 2014

Student imagines being on Komagata Maru to win essay prize

Vancouver Sun on Passages Canada winner Emily Lieuwen

Delta Secondary student Emily Lieuwen has won a national history contest by using her imagination to step into the perspective of a young man trapped on the Komagata Maru. Read the story here.

May 02, 2014

FORCES FRIDAY: REMEMBERING YPRES

Sun News interviews Historica Canada's Anthony Wilson-Smith

Anthony Wilson-Smith of Historica Canada joins Ryan Doyle to look back at WWI's Second Battle of Ypres. For full video, click here.

Apr 20, 2014

The birth of a nation

Anthony Wilson-Smith wrote an article on the Battle of Vimy Ridge for Diplomat Online Magazine

Among Canada’s defining events, the Battle of Vimy Ridge in the First World War ranks high. It was a triumph — a major victory for the Allied side after a long, bloody stalemate — and a tragedy. Read full article here.

Apr 19, 2014

‘Student Citizens of the Year’ Visit Ottawa, Explore History at Parliament Hill, Other Sites

The Indo-Canadian Telegram published an article on the Citizenship Challenge winners

Rahul Bhutani, a 14-year-old from Edmonton, Alberta, and Aysha Cotterill, a 15-year-old from Wawa, Ontario, made a trip to Ottawa last month as the 2013 grand prize winners of Historica Canada’s Citizenship Challenge. 

Apr 14, 2014

Passages Canada speaker Manuel Rodriguez tells harrowing tale of living through civil war

Passages Canada speaker sharing his story at the Parkdale library’s human library, which was featured in the Parkdale Villager

Most students count numbers while doing math, but Parkdale resident Manuel Rodriguez had to count bombs in his university calculus exam during the Salvadoran Civil War. Read full article here.

Apr 11, 2014

REMEMBERING VIMY RIDGE

Sun News interviews Historica Canada's Alex Herd

This year marked the 97th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge. For full video click here.

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