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Oscar Peterson takes the stage in Historica Canada’s upcoming Heritage Minute

JazzFM covers the filming of a new Heritage Minute on Oscar Peterson.

Oct 08, 2019

Heritage Minutes

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Poll suggests Canadians concerned about fake news, but struggle with spotting it

The Canadian Press covers a poll from Historica Canada on misinformation.

Sep 23, 2019

Jun 21, 2018

London youth takes top prize in Indigenous arts contest

The London Free Press covers Indigenous Arts and Stories winner, Tehatsistahawi Kennedy.

An Indigenous London youth has taken one of the top honours in an arts and stories contest run by Historica Canada, the national organization that promotes understanding of the country's past. Read the full story here.

Jun 14, 2018

New Heritage Minute spotlights gay activist Jim Egan

CHCH News covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute, its first featuring a member of the LGBTQ community. Read the full story here.

Jun 14, 2018

Why Stephen Dunn wanted to direct the first LGBTQ Heritage Minute

CBC Radio covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A brand new Heritage Minute is being celebrated for depicting one part of the LGBTQ community's struggle in Canada. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Honour to make Canada's first queer Heritage Minute, St. John's director says

CBC News interviews ​director Stephen Dunn about the new 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.

Jun 13, 2018

Gay Rights Activist And Former Valley Politician Honoured In Heritage Minute

My Comox Valley features Historica Canada's Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Egan and his partner, Jack Nesbit, are the subjects of a new Heritage Minute released by Historica Canada, with the piece focusing on Egan’s activism for gay rights. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

New Heritage Minute celebrates pioneering Canadian gay activist

Daily Hive covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

In honour of Pride Month, a new Heritage Minute has been released celebrating Toronto gay activist Jim Egan. Read the full story here.

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 13, 2018

Former Comox-Strathcona politician, gay rights activist featured in new Heritage Minute

The Campbell River Mirror covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

A pioneer in gay rights activism who called the Comox Valley home in his later years is the star of Historica Canada’s most recent Heritage Minute. Read the full story here.

Jun 13, 2018

Canada's first LGBTQ-themed Heritage Minute

Country 105 covers the new Heritage Minute on Jim Egan.

Historica Canada has released the first LGBTQ-themed Heritage Minute for Pride Month. Read the full story here.

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