Jim Warford passed away Jan. 27, he was 97 years old. He had spoken with The Memory Project about his experiences in the Second World War.
Feb 17, 2020
Anthony Wilson-Smith, president and CEO of Historica Canada and a former editor-in-chief of Maclean’s Magazine, reflects on the role of encyclopedias in the modern world.
Dec 01, 2019
Dec 13, 2017
The Dryden Observer talks to a student who attended Encounters with Canada
Travel can open up a new world for those that take the opportunity. This week at Dryden High School Mitchell Turcotte and Madisen Donaldson encouraged everyone to seek out and take advantage of all that travel has to offer. Read the full story here.
Dec 06, 2017
Global News coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
“Come on, come on, acknowledge!”
Those words of Vince Coleman are etched in the memories of many Canadians who grew up watching Heritage Minutes commercials. Read the full story here.
Dec 05, 2017
CBC coverage of the Halifax Explosion anniversary features the Heritage Minute
Dec 04, 2017
The Chronicle Herald highlights the Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute in their coverage of the 100th anniversary
Coleman's story has enjoyed a revival since the early 1990s, when Historica Canada produced one of its most dramatic "Heritage Minutes," which started with the dispatcher being alerted by a navy sailor that the SS Mont-Blanc, a French munitions ship, was on fire and was about to explode. Read the full story here.
Nov 22, 2017
Smoky River Express covers one student's experience at Encounters with Canada
A high school student from High Prairie has enriched his life on a special trip to the nation’s capital. Mack Kasinec of St. Andrew’s School was among 140 students who participated in the Encounters with Canada program. Read the full story here.
Nov 10, 2017
St Catherine's Standard speaks to Bronwyn Graves and Diane Hill-Rose about The Memory Project
If Dave Hagan has his way, his stories will live long after he is gone. He wouldn’t want it any other way. Read the full story here.
Nov 10, 2017
The Province shares Memory Project speaker Peter Bone's story of service
At the end of Peter Bone’s talk at a Vancouver elementary school, questions from children come fast and furious: “How did you feel about dropping bombs?” “Were you scared?” “How did you survive?” Read the full story here.
Nov 06, 2017
The Canadian Press covers Historica Canada's Remembrance Day poll
A new survey suggests millennials are leading a gradual resurgence of interest when it comes to attending Remembrance Day ceremonies. Read the full story here.
Nov 02, 2017
Memory Project speaker Jim Parks speaks to YorkRegion.com
Early November is the peak of season for Jim Parks as a public speaker. Parks is part of Memory Project, a nonprofit organization that invites veterans and Canadian Forces members to share their military experiences. Read the full story here.
Oct 26, 2017
Canadian Jewish News covers the Kensington Market Heritage Minute launch
Michael Goldlist jokes that his people “came from chicken stock.” The Toronto writer grew up in the borough of North York, but as a kid, he’d often visit his dad at the Toronto Western Hospital, where he worked. Read the full story here.