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You Can Take A Citizenship Challenge Quiz Online But Most Canadians Don't Pass

Narcity covers the Citizenship Challenge.

Mar 27, 2020

Citizenship Challenge

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Educating Canadians On Residential Schools Is Historica Canada's Next Big Project

Huffington Post covers Historica Canada's new Residential Schools Awareness Campaign.

Mar 10, 2020

Nov 08, 2018

More millennials interested in attending Remembrance Day events: Poll

The Ottawa Citizen covers the Remembrance Day poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.

A new survey suggests Canadians of all generations are more likely to honour military veterans by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony this year. Read the full story here.

Oct 15, 2018

Canadians Need To Know More About Historically Significant Women, Historica Canada Says

Huffpost covers the Women in Canadian History poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.

Historica Canada says only three per cent answered the quiz well enough to score an A. Read the full story here.

Sep 17, 2018

North Delta teen takes the trip of a lifetime

Peace Arch News features a story by an Encounter With Canada participant.

Grade 10 student Yasmin Zadunaisky writes about her time in the Encounters with Canada program. Read the full story here.

Sep 12, 2018

Heritage Minute captures ‘immensity’ of Acadian Expulsion: director

The Annapolis County Spectator covers the upcoming Heritage Minute on the Deportation of the Acadians.

A new Heritage Minute depicting the expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia has wrapped filming in two Annapolis Valley locations. Read the full story here.

Aug 19, 2018

Varied reactions to possible holiday marking legacy of residential schools

The Canadian Press interviews Historica Canada CEO Anthony Wilson-Smith about the federal government’s intention to enact a statutory holiday aimed at remembering the legacy of Canada’s residential school system.

Anthony Wilson-Smith, chief executive officer for Historica Canada, said Remembrance Day has lodged itself in the collective psyche in part because of its widespread adoption across the country and the substantial educational resources that have gone into preserving its purpose. Read the full story here.

Aug 02, 2018

2018 Toronto Heritage Award Nominees Announced

Historica Canada is nominated for a Heritage Toronto Award for the Kensington Market Heritage Minute.

18 nominees have been selected for the Public History Award, including the newly-revitalized Berczy Park, Historica Canada's first animated Heritage Minute on Kensington Market, and Driftscape, a mobile app that shapes place-based experiences using content from arts and cultural groups. Read the full story here.

Jul 23, 2018

Kay MacBeth, last surviving member of Edmonton Grads, dies at 96

The Globe and Mail covers the life of Kay MacBeth.

They were basketball’s version of “A League of Their Own,” only better, a group of trail-blazing women who utterly dominated their sport for a quarter of a century. Read the full story here.

Jul 16, 2018

Heritage Minute featuring gay activist and longtime Vancouver Island resident now most viewed on-line in series history

CHEK News covers latest Heritage Minute about Jim Egan.

A Heritage Minute featuring gay activist and longtime Comox Valley resident Jim Egan is now the most watched in the history of the series. Read the full story here.

Jul 05, 2018

'Heritage Minute nerds' travel across Canada visiting historic landmarks

CTV News features an Ottawa couple travelling to Heritage Minute landmarks.

A couple who calls themselves “Heritage Minute nerds” are mid-way through a cross-Canada tour to see locations connected to the famous 60-second vignettes. Read the full story here.

Jul 01, 2018

Celebrate all things Canadian with this quirky quiz.

Global News covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.

History class may not have taught some of the funnier facts about our nation. Now Historica Canada has compiled a quiz with some of those tidbits. Read the full story here.

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