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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

Oct 22, 2013

The Amazing Citizenship Race: a very Canadian result

Citizenship Challenge hosts “Amazing Citizenship Race” to mark Canada’s Citizenship Week

Two Ottawa journalists and a team of high school students made history Tuesday morning after facing off against one another in an Amazing Race-styled event, hosted by Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to mark Canada’s Citizenship Week. The reporters – CBC’s Meg Wilcox and myself – were admittedly nervous. The past three years had seen the smart high schoolers school the reporters in the annual challenge, this year dubbed the “Amazing Citizenship Race,” put on by Historica Canada. Read the full story here.

Oct 04, 2013

A Happy, Healthy Road to Democracy

Elise Cotter, Program Officer for the Citizenship Challenge, reports on lessons learned

The Canadian Citizenship Challenge (CCC), run by the non-profit Historica Canada organization, teaches the country’s youth about Canada’s history and identity. Members of the CCC team visited Halifax earlier this year to present an award to the student winners of their contest. On behalf of the team, CCC’s Elise Cotter reports on lessons learned. View the full story here.

Sep 29, 2013

Toronto Star: Being in a Heritage Minute: A Part of our Heritage

The Star goes behind the scenes to be a part of a Heritage Minute and documents the history of these historical moments.

The Star's Katie Daubs gets a non-starring role in a Heritage Minute episode honouring George-Étienne Cartier. See her full report here.

Sep 27, 2013

New Video Series Celebrates Diversity in Canada

New video series entitled “beCOMING/deVENIR Canada” produced by Passages Canada has been launched in St. John’s.

 

New video series entitled “beCOMING/deVENIR Canada” produced by Passages Canada has been launched in St. John’s.

Sep 27, 2013

CBC Radio Noon: Passages Canada

Jill Paterson talks Passages Canada

Jill Paterson on CBC Radio Noon in Newfoundland talks about Passages Canada’s video launch and outreach in Newfoundland. Listen here (please skip to 15:00). 

Sep 20, 2013

PA artist to receive award from Governor General

Prince Albert woman is being recognized for her painting entitled “Grandma.”

Catherine Blackburn, 28, will be heading to Rideau Hall in Ottawa in November for the Governor General’s History Awards. Blackburn is the winner in the Senior Arts Category of Historica Canada’s the Aboriginal Arts and Stories contest. More.

Aug 27, 2013

Bombers Get their Bar

It took 70 years to honour the Bomber Command, a contingent that protected Canada during the Second World War.

It took 70 years to honour the Bomber Command, a contingent that protected Canada during the Second World War. Dr. Alex Herd of the Memory Project speaks to Charles Adler about why it took so long and what’s being done to honour these brave men. View the interview here.

Jul 27, 2013

CBC Interview with Dr. Alex Herd of The Memory Project

CBC Interview with Dr. Alex Herd of The Memory Project on the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

Jul 23, 2013

Matt Holmes Show interview with Dr. Alex Herd from The Memory Project

Matt Holmes Show interview with Alex Herd from The Memory Project on the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.

Jul 01, 2013

Essay: "Separate But Equal: The Superficiality of Multiculturalism"

Angie Tang reads her winning essay "Separate But Equal: The Superficiality of Multiculturalism"

Angie Tang is a Grade 12 student from Bayview Secondary School in Richmond Hill. She was reading her essay "Separate But Equal: The Superficiality of Multiculturalism". It won the Passages to Canada Challenge, a national competition put on by the Historica-Dominion Institute. Listen here.

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