Peace Arch News features a story by an Encounter With Canada participant.
Sep 17, 2018
Jun 20, 2017
Metro News speaks to Judy Trinh regarding the latest Heritage Minute
A new Heritage Minute about a family of Vietnamese “Boat People” was inspired by the real-life story of an Ottawa journalist and her family. Read the full story here.
Jun 20, 2017
Canadian Press looks at the latest Heritage Minute
The makers of Canada's latest Heritage Minute say featuring the country's acceptance of Vietnamese "boat people" in the short film was the ideal way to keep current events in perspective and usher in a landmark national birthday. Read the full story here.
Jun 20, 2017
CBC News speaks to the family whose story inspired the latest Heritage Minute
For Sam and Rebecca Trinh, 1979 was the year they ran out of choices. After the fall of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War, Sam, a soldier, was slated for re-education at a labour camp in the Vietnamese countryside. Read the full story here.
Jun 19, 2017
Milton Canadian Champion speaks to the winners of the Passages Canada Imagine Culture contest
For one Grade 3 class at Anne J. MacArthur Public School, last Monday was the best day of their lives. Read the full story here.
Jun 18, 2017
Judy Trinh, consultant on the latest Heritage Minute, shares her story of coming to Canada as a refugee
They huddled together in the back of my SUV in heavy coats that didn’t quite fit. A mother, a father and their three sons. The roads were slick with greasy slush and snow had just begun to fall. Read the full story here.
Jun 11, 2017
AM800 profiles one of the Passages Canada Imagine Culture contest winners
Quite the honour for a Sandwich Secondary School student. Read the full story here.
Jun 09, 2017
Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Canadian Affair about what the Canada 150 milestone means
This year, Canada is celebrating 150 years since its Confederation. Parties are planned across the country for Canada’s 150th ‘birthday’, but the festivities have sparked the question, “how accurate actually is this age?”. Read the full story here.
Jun 04, 2017
Historica Canada President Anthony Wilson-Smith remembers Chair Emeritus Avie Bennett
An icon of the Canadian publishing industry who's been credited as a driving force behind the establishment of a Canadian literary canon has died. Avie Bennett was 89. Read the full story here.
Jun 02, 2017
Metro Halifax highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute as Vince Coleman is chosen for ferry name
The results are in, and two new Halifax Transit ferries will be named after Vincent Coleman and Rita Joe. Read the full story here.
May 24, 2017
Vernon Morning Star profiles the classroom winners of the Citizenship Challenge
Students in the English class proved they’re among the best in Canada in the Citizenship Challenge, demonstrating their knowledge of Canadian history and government and winning a set of books on famous Canadians for the Vernon and District Immigrant Services Society. Read the full story here.