Press Releases

Apr 11, 2019

New Director of Ottawa-based Encounters With Canada program

Historica Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Valdemar ‘Val’ Amigo READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 20, 2019

The Vancouver Asahi story told by one of their own in Historica Canada’s new Heritage Minute

As Kaye Kaminishi recalls, “On the streets we weren’t welcome, but on the field, we were the Asahi – Vancouver’s champions.” READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 21, 2018

Winners of National Indigenous Arts & Stories Contest Announced

The 2018 Indigenous Arts & Stories winners take home $2,000 and receive a trip to Ottawa READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 20, 2018

Corner Brook student wins $500 grand prize in national Citizenship Challenge contest

More than 170,000 Canadians participated in the Challenge READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 13, 2018

Historica Canada releases first LGBTQ2 Heritage Minute about pioneer gay activist Jim Egan

The Minute explores Egan’s fight against homophobia in the 1950s and culminates with the 1995 Supreme Court verdict to deny him and his partner Jack Nesbit spousal rights. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 08, 2018

Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on Canadian literary icon Lucy Maud Montgomery

The Minute explores Montgomery’s struggle with mental illness and social conventions of the early 20th century READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 25, 2017

Historica Canada releases first animated Heritage Minute, exploring immigration to Toronto’s Kensington Market

Historica Canada’s new Heritage Minute follows a single store in Kensington Market as it is transformed by new generations and cultures. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 11, 2017

Edmonton student wins $10,000 grand prize in Canada 150 video contest

Kathy Milanowski, a student at the University of Alberta, took the top prize in the Here’s My Canada video contest, a Canada 150 Signature project from Historica Canada. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 20, 2017

Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on ‘Boat People’ Refugees

Historica Canada released a new Heritage Minute about a family of Vietnamese ‘Boat People’ refugees to mark World Refugee Day. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 19, 2017

Young Indigenous Writers and Artists Celebrated in National Contest

Historica Canada has announced the 2017 winners of the annual Indigenous Arts & Stories contest. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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