Wellington Advisor showcases three student submissions to the Canada During COVID-19 archive.
May 29, 2020
Sep 17, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Global News covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.
Jun 27, 2018
The Vancouver Sun covers Historica Canada's Canada Day poll.
The organization behind the country’s Heritage Minutes compiled a list of 30 statements framed as bits of Canadian trivia and asked respondents to say whether the statements were true or false. Read the full story here.
Jun 25, 2018
Windspeaker News covers the Indigenous Arts & Stories contest.
Historica Canada’s annual Indigenous Arts & Stories contest has revealed this year’s winners. Read the full story here.