Media Coverage

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Kamloops man featured in national Heritage Minute commercial

Kamloops This Week covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Feb 21, 2019

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Heritage Minute tells story of Japanese-Canadian baseball team interned in 1942

Daily Hive covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Feb 20, 2019

Dec 05, 2017

Halifax Explosion hero, whose sacrifice saved 100s, honoured by grandson who never knew him

CBC coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute

Vincent Coleman, whose actions were captured in a Heritage Minute video, is being honoured at a ceremony in Halifax on Wednesday. Read the full story here

Dec 04, 2017

Halifax Explosion commemoration to recognize growing legend of Vince Coleman

The Chronicle Herald highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute in their coverage of the 100th anniversary

Coleman's story has enjoyed a revival since the early 1990s, when Historica Canada produced one of its most dramatic "Heritage Minutes," which started with the dispatcher being alerted by a navy sailor that the SS Mont-Blanc, a French munitions ship, was on fire and was about to explode. Read the full story here

Nov 22, 2017

Kasinec values Encounters with Canada

Smoky River Express covers one student's experience at Encounters with Canada

A high school student from High Prairie has enriched his life on a special trip to the nation’s capital. Mack Kasinec of St. Andrew’s School was among 140 students who participated in the Encounters with Canada program. Read the full story here

Nov 10, 2017

His duty to share. Our duty to remember.

St Catherine's Standard speaks to Bronwyn Graves and Diane Hill-Rose about The Memory Project

If Dave Hagan has his way, his stories will live long after he is gone. He wouldn’t want it any other way. Read the full story here

Nov 10, 2017

Three Remembrance Day stories that show Canadians still care

The Province shares Memory Project speaker Peter Bone's story of service

At the end of Peter Bone’s talk at a Vancouver elementary school, questions from children come fast and furious: “How did you feel about dropping bombs?” “Were you scared?” “How did you survive?” Read the full story here

Nov 06, 2017

Millennials more likely to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies: poll

The Canadian Press covers Historica Canada's Remembrance Day poll

A new survey suggests millennials are leading a gradual resurgence of interest when it comes to attending Remembrance Day ceremonies. Read the full story here

Nov 02, 2017

Second World War veteran Jim Parks passes along the war experience

Memory Project speaker Jim Parks speaks to YorkRegion.com

Early November is the peak of season for Jim Parks as a public speaker. Parks is part of Memory Project, a nonprofit organization that invites veterans and Canadian Forces  members to share their military experiences. Read the full story here

Oct 26, 2017

HERITAGE MINUTE FEATURES HISTORY OF TORONTO’S KENSINGTON MARKET

Canadian Jewish News covers the Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch

Michael Goldlist jokes that his people “came from chicken stock.” The Toronto writer grew up in the borough of North York, but as a kid, he’d often visit his dad at the Toronto Western Hospital, where he worked. Read the full story here

Oct 25, 2017

Toronto’s Kensington Market featured in new Heritage Minute

Global News highlights the new Heritage Minute, "Kensington Market"

Kensington Market — a staple in the city of Toronto — is featured in the first-ever animated Heritage Minute. Read the full story here

Oct 25, 2017

New Heritage Minute features Toronto's Kensington Market

CBC News covers the release of the Kensington Market Heritage Minute

Toronto's Kensington Market, a neighbourhood built by successive waves of newcomers, now has its own Heritage Minute. Read the full story here

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