Media Coverage


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

Sep 20, 2017


Local youth joins teens across Canada on Ottawa trip

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

Sep 18, 2017

Mar 10, 2016

Winnipeg girl wins trip to Ottawa for acing Canadian history test

CBC News profiles Citizenship Challenge winner Jia Garcia

A Grade 9 student at Winnipeg's Sisler High School will tour Ottawa this weekend after acing a citizenship test from Historica Canada. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Annual story competition looking for submissions

Eagle Feather News speaks to past winners of Aboriginal Arts & Stories

For more than a decade, Aboriginal Arts & Stories has recognized self-identifying First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth (ages 9 to 29) for interpreting an aspect of their culture and heritage through literary and visual arts. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Stony Plain Student Wins National Contest

Radio station 88.1 The One FM talks to Citizenship Challenge winner Calen Goulden

72,000 students all across Canada took part in Historica Canada's annual Citizenship Challenge but only two will head to Ottawa as the best of the best. Calen Goulden is one of them. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Canada to feature woman on bank note: seven top candidates

The Guardian looks at women candidates for bank notes and features several Heritage Minutes

Canada’s national bank announced this week that a new Canadian banknote will feature a woman other than Queen Elizabeth, and appealed to the public for suggestions. Read the full story here

Mar 03, 2016

Henry Munroe takes home three national awards

Orléans Star profiles winners of the How We Remember contest

Three students from Henry Munroe Middle School brought home national awards from the Historica Canada "How We Remember" contest. Read the full story here

Mar 03, 2016

Students win top honours in Grant McRae Commemorative Contest

Cowichan Valley Citizen profiles winners of The Memory Project's contest

For students in Grade 7 at Queen Margaret’s School, Remembrance Day last fall was special due to a class project that honoured local veterans. Read the full story here

Mar 01, 2016

Canadian Identity—in Sixty Seconds or Less

Anthony Wilson-Smith writes about how a Heritage Minute is made for Walrus Magazine

IN OCTOBER 2015, on Dorset Island, in Nunavut, a film crew was conducting its final shoot of the day for a Heritage Minute about the Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak. Read the full story here

Feb 29, 2016

Quinn's in the market for pins

Truro Daily News speaks to Quinn Alexander about his involvement in an Encounters with Canada art project

Quinn Alexander is collecting pins, but he won't be holding on to them for long. When he heads to Ottawa in March he will add the pins to others being gathered, to create a large work of art. Read the full story here

Feb 18, 2016

Marymount student second in national art contest

Northern Life profiled one of the winners of the How We Remember contest

Grade 11 Marymount Academy student Casey McGee recently placed second in a Historica Canada contest for her artwork submission, entitled “The Unknown Soldier.” Read the full story here

Feb 18, 2016

Student participates in national Citizenship Challenge contest

The Western Star features the classroom winners of the Citizenship Challenge

After completing the Citizenship Challenge, Matthew Hamlyn was surprised what new citizens have to learn before they can become Canadians. Read the full story here.