Media Coverage


Kamloops man featured in national Heritage Minute commercial

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

Feb 21, 2019


Remembering the cultural and baseball legacy of the Vancouver Asahi

Dave Zarum of Sportsnet covers the new Heritage Minute on the Vancouver Asahi.

Feb 20, 2019

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

Oct 24, 2017

Edmonton student wins $10,000 top prize in 'My Canada' contest

CBC News speaks to Kathy Milanowski, the Here's My Canada top winner

Kathy Milanowski can now say she has her own heritage minute. Well, almost. The organization Historica Canada, a charitable group most famous for producing Canadian Heritage Minutes, held a national contest asking "What does Canada mean to you?" Read the full story here

Oct 24, 2017

Here’s my Canada, says Sooke student

Here's My Canada junior winner speaks to Oak Bay News

A Sooke elementary school student has managed to beat out thousands of children across the country in a Historica Canada, Canada 150 contest that challenged children to answer the question, “What does Canada mean to you?” Read the full story here

Oct 22, 2017

Edmonton university student wins $10,000 in Historica Canada contest to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday

The Edmonton Journal profiles the Here's My Canada Grand Prize winner

A local graphic design student has added significant heft to her resume after winning a $10,000 prize for her video Our Canadian People. Read the full story here.

Sep 20, 2017

Lucy Maud Montgomery — and P.E.I. — to be featured in Heritage Minute

CBC PEI speaks to Heritages Minute Manager Davida Aronovitch about the filming of a new Minute

Lucy Maud Montgomery will finally be making her debut on Heritage Minutes. The series of sixty-second short films illustrate an important moment in Canadian history. Read the full story here. 

Sep 18, 2017

Local youth joins teens across Canada on Ottawa trip

MeadowlakeNOW speaks to a local student about her Encounters with Canada experience

A Grade 12 Meadow Lake student learned a bit more about the life of other teengers across Canada after a recent school trip to Ottawa. Read the full story here. 

Sep 03, 2017

Changing history

Program Manager Bronwyn Graves speaks to the Globe and Mail about incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the classroom

Historica Canada, a non-profit foundation, has been pushing provinces and territories to move toward a dedicated history course. Read the full story here

Aug 15, 2017

Victory Over Japan Day

CTV Atlantic interviews Memory Project speaker David Seager

CTV Atlantic discusses VJ-Day with Memory Project speaker David Seager. Watch the interview here.

Aug 03, 2017

How Dunkirk’s Canadian hero ‘fell through the cracks’ of history

Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Maclean's about the unknown Canadian hero at Dunkirk

After hearing about the Hollywood film Dunkirk, Anthony Wilson-Smith’s son struck up a conversation with his dad about why there were no Canadian characters featured in the film. Read the full story here.

Jul 25, 2017

P.E.I. woman on quest to visit all 87 Heritage Minutes locations

CBC News talks to a couple whose Canadian roadtrip was inspired by the Heritage Minutes

Rebecca Bartlett, who is originally from Charlottetown, and her boyfriend Jim Ellwood have now completed about a third of their goal to visit all 87 locations featured in Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here.