The Canadian Press speaks with Anthony Wilson-Smith on the importance of preserving the story of the pandemic.
Dec 02, 2020
Nov 16, 2018
The Montreal Gazette discusses the results of the Women in Canadian History poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.
When it comes to women’s history in this country, most Canadians could use a refresher, according to a recent poll. Read the full story here.
Nov 08, 2018
The Ottawa Citizen covers the Remembrance Day poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.
A new survey suggests Canadians of all generations are more likely to honour military veterans by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony this year. Read the full story here.
Oct 15, 2018
Huffpost covers the Women in Canadian History poll conducted on behalf of Historica Canada.
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.