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New Heritage Minute Tells the Story of Transgender Soul Singer Jackie Shane
Nov. 2, 2022
Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute celebrating iconic soul singer Jackie Shane, a pioneering transgender performer and a prominent figure in Toronto’s R&B scene.
New Heritage Minute Tells the Story of Onondaga Distance Runner Tom Longboat
June 4, 2022
To mark Tom Longboat Day, Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute that tells the story of the Onondaga distance runner from Six Nations of the Grand River in Ontario.
Canadian provinces and territories graded on their history curriculum; average score is 67%
June 28, 2021
The 2021 Canadian History Report Card is an assessment of mandatory Canadian history curricula across grades 7-12.
New Heritage Minute Celebrates 100 Years Since Discovery of Insulin
May 17, 2021
Historica Canada has released a new Heritage Minute commemorating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of research that would lead to the discovery of insulin.
New Heritage Minute Honours Canadian Jazz Superstar
Feb. 17, 2021
Peterson emerged as a celebrity in Montreal’s music scene in the early 1940s. Though he found international success, Peterson made Canada his home base.
Nov. 10, 2020
Fewer Canadians Will Wear Poppies or Attend Remembrance Day Ceremonies Compared to Last YearFind Out More
June 26, 2020
50% of Canadians know we contributed to eradicating polio, most don’t know the face on the $10 billFind Out More
Nov. 8, 2019
As the number of remaining Second World War vets dwindles, more Canadians attend ceremoniesFind Out More