Media Coverage


Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute highlights triumph over sexism and rejection

CTV News covers the launch of the new Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018


Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Heritage Minute

CBC Island Morning interviews Brigitte d'Auzac about the latest Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018

Jun 21, 2016

Everyone Needs to Watch This New Heritage Minute About Residential Schools

Vice News features the new Heritage Minute on residential schools

Much like Hal and Joanne McLeod's fitness breaks for ParticipAction, Canada's hokey Heritage Minutes are embedded in the collective unconscious of most Canadian millennials. In recent years there's been a desire to modernize the shorts and revisit the parts of our past that Heritage Minutes often glossed over. Read the full story here. 

Jun 21, 2016

From hokey nostalgia to hard-hitting history: The evolution of Canada's Heritage Minutes

With the launch of a new Heritage Minute, CBC takes a look at the history of the 60-second videos

Canadians who grew up watching television in the 1990's are, by and large, more alarmed by the smell of burnt toast than almost anyone else on Earth. Read the full story here. 

Jun 21, 2016

New Heritage Minute explores dark history of Indian residential schools

CBC Aboriginal looks at the new Heritage Minute about residential schools

Making its premiere on National Aboriginal Day, Historica Canada's newest Heritage Minute explores the dark history of Indian residential schools and their lasting effects on Indigenous people. Read the fully story here

Jun 21, 2016

The New Heritage Minute Is A Powerful Reminder Of Canada’s Residential School Legacy

Buzzfeed highlights the latest Heritage Minute

Historica Canada just released a powerful new Heritage Minute addressing the legacy of Canada's residential school system. While many Heritage Minutes cover proud or triumphant parts of Canadian history, this focuses on one of Canada's worst chapters. Read the full story here.

Jun 17, 2016

Surrey artist wins top prize in national contest

Cloverdale Reporter profiles Aboriginal Arts & Stories winner Megan Benoit

Megan Benoit's painting, Medicinal Healing, which draws on her Metis/Cree heritage and touches on themes of turmoil, pain and reconciliation, placed first in the junior arts category (ages 14 to 18) at the Aboriginal Arts and Stories contest. Read the full story here

Jun 16, 2016

Aboriginal Arts & Stories Awards Ceremony

Snapd Hamilton photographs of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories Awards

Indigenous leaders, youth, authors, artists and members from local communities gathered at the Art Gallery of Hamilton to honour the winners of Historica Canada’s 2016 Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest. See photos here

Jun 16, 2016

Métis teen Cyan-Raven Gielewska wins Aboriginal Arts & Stories award for play on residential schools

CBC speaks to one of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories winners

A 15-year-old Métis teen from Kitchener, Ont., has been honoured for her award-winning script about residential schools. Read the full story and listen to the interview here

Jun 07, 2016

D-Day gathering captivated by veteran's WWII memories

CBC covers The Memory Project's D-Day event in Charlottetown

You could hear a pin drop at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown Monday evening as Second World War veteran Joyce Paynter told her story of the war, which started in a town south of London, England. Read the full story here

Jun 01, 2016

Every Single Canadian Heritage Minute You Watched As A Kid From Best To Worst

MTL Blog ranks the Heritage Minutes

If you were a kid growing up in Canada in the 80s/90s, then you definitely remember watching more than a few Canadian Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here. 

May 06, 2016

Passages Canada workshops

Global News features a Passages Canada storytelling workshop in Regina

A series of workshops are being held at Sask. Polytech to allow new Canadians to share some of their stories. Watch the clip here