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

Feb 12, 2016

Sister of civil rights icon Viola Desmond cherishes her legacy

Global News covers An Evening Celebrating Black Women in Canada, featuring Viola Desmond's sister Wanda

Hundreds gathered at Pier 21 to hear from storytellers like El Jones who opened the stage with her spoken word magic. Read the full article and watch the video here. 

Feb 10, 2016

'Learn how to stand up and speak': Chintoh tells Oakville students

Oakville Beaver story on Passages Canada speaker Jojo Chintoh and his visit to E.J. James P.S.

History is important because it enriches us and teaches us to make more sensible choices, says Jojo Chintoh. Read the full story here

Feb 10, 2016

Celebrities pay tribute to their moms as role models

Share Newspaper covers Historica Canada's event "An Evening Celebrating Black Women in Canada"

An eclectic group of celebrities provided powerful testimonials to their moms and other important women in their lives at a Black History Month event at the Toronto Public Library last week. Read the full story here. 

Feb 04, 2016

Heritage Moment

Cape Breton Post looks at the new Heritage Minute on Viola Desmond

Most are aware of the value of knowing our own history. When an event’s significance is of international prominence, and took place close to home, it’s really bound to grab our attention. Read the full story here

Feb 04, 2016

Viola Desmond Heritage Minute moves icon's sister

CBC News interviews Wanda Robson about the new Heritage Minute

The sister of Nova Scotia civil rights icon Viola Desmond is delighted with the portrayal of Desmond in a new Heritage Minute released to coincide with African Heritage Month. Read the full story here

Feb 03, 2016

Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest accepting submissions until March 31

Thompson Citizen profiles the Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest and past winner Xavier York

Canadians of aboriginal ancestry - status, non-status, Inuit, or Métis - have the chance to take part in a contest until the end of March. Read the full story here

Feb 02, 2016

Black History Month in 60 seconds

The Globe & Mail analyzes the diversity of the Heritage Minutes

Decades before we’d debate the absence of black Oscar nominees, Viola Desmond had a much more painful experience of racism at the movies. Read the full story here

Feb 02, 2016

Black Women Event

CBC's Metro Morning speaks to Tiffany Ford, one of the speakers at a Historica Canada event

Historica Canada is kicking off Black History Month with An Evening Celebrating Black Women. Listen to the interview here

Feb 02, 2016

Nova Scotia's Viola Desmond honoured in new Heritage Minute

CTV News features the Viola Desmond Heritage Minute

The latest Canadian Heritage Minute honours a Maritimer who stood up to racism by sitting down in a movie theatre. Read the full story and watch the video here

Feb 02, 2016

New Canadian Heritage Minute

Kandyse McClure, star of the latest Heritage Minute, appears on CTV Canada AM

For nearly 25 years Historica Canada has been producing 60-second films entitled Canadian Heritage Minutes. See the full interview here.