CTV News examines Canadian knowledge of Indigenous histories.
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Jan 10, 2014
CBC's Power & Politics on new Heritage Minutes
Rosemary Barton from CBC’s Power & Politics interviews Anthony Wilson-Smith regarding the new Minutes. Watch interview here.
Jan 10, 2014
Anthony Wilson-Smith talks about the launch of our New Heritage Minutes on Global News Morning Show
Anthony Wilson-Smith of Historica Canada joins Global Toronto to talk about the 2014 launch of the Canadian heritage minute with a spotlight of Sir John A. Macdonald in celebration of his 199th birthday Saturday. Watch video here.
Jan 09, 2014
National Post reports on new John A. Macdonald Heritage Minute
Sir John A. Macdonald is finally getting his own Heritage Minute, one that presents him with a roguish twinkle in his eye, a transcontinental Canada in his sights — and a bottle in his hand. “What do you do with Macdonald’s colourful lifestyle? We talked about it a lot,” said Anthony Wilson-Smith, president of Historica Canada, the heritage-advocacy organization that will release the micro-doc. Read full article here.
Nov 27, 2013
CTV News reports, Canadian encyclopedia receives much-needed digital reboot
The Canadian Encyclopedia has re-launched and is reaching out to a new generation. Scott Laurie from CTV News explains. Watch video here.
Nov 19, 2013
Sudbury teen and Aboriginal Arts & Stories winner Brandan Wilson receives Governor General’s History Award
Governor General's history awards are handed out to individuals who further an interest in and understanding of Canadian history and heritage. Wilson was given his award at Rideau Hall in Ottawa this morning. Wilson was featured in the pages of Northern Life earlier this year when he was recognized by Historica Canada for his artistic talent in a photo collage titled “Living the Dream Since 1492.” Read full article here.
Nov 12, 2013
The Memory Project Snapchat Campaign receives coverage from from online Marketing and Strategy Magazine
Teens find out more about veterans via SnapChat reports Strategy Magazine. Read here.
Marketing Magazine reports, Memory Project uses Snapchat to show vet stories can vanish. Read article here.
Nov 12, 2013
The Canadian Encyclopedia is getting a much-needed 21st century update.
The National reports on the new Canadian Encyclopedia makeover. Watch the video here.
Nov 08, 2013
Anthony Wilson-Smith shares his thoughts on the Korean War, and Leonard Wells, Korean War vet, tells his story to The Canadian Press.
When Leonard Wells joined Canada's armed forces, he expected to encounter much of the death, deceit, heroism and hope experienced by soldiers who had fought in the Second World War. Read full story here.
Nov 05, 2013
Globe and Mail reports on Charles Bronfman's Claridge Collection up for auction
It began with a luncheon in Montreal in mid-1986 and it’s ending with a series of auctions, the first occurring Wednesday in Toronto. It is the Claridge Collection – what Stephen Ranger, vice-president of Waddington’s Auctioneers, calls an “extremely eclectic” potpourri of Canadian arts and crafts assembled in the 1980s and ’90s at the behest of billionaire businessman/philanthropist Charles Bronfman. Read full story here.
Nov 03, 2013
Anthony Wilson-Smith, President of Historica Canada, on Canadian Citizenship
Those born in Canada often know less about its history than those who came here and went through the rigours of gaining citizenship. It’s a fact that raises the question, what makes us Canadian? Read full story here.