Press Releases

Jan 05, 2017

Historica Canada launches Here’s My Canada video contest in celebration of Canada’s 150th

In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Historica Canada has launched Here’s My Canada, a nation-wide multilingual contest. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Dec 12, 2016

Memory Project speaker and Canadian Forces veteran treats chefs-to-be with unique culinary experience

On Friday, December 16, Memory Project volunteer speaker and Canadian Forces veteran Greg Pap will share what it’s really like to cook for the Canadian military with ACE-it Professional Cook students at David Thompson Secondary. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 20, 2016

Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on Kenojuak Ashevak

The life of Kenojuak Ashevak, a pioneer of modern Inuit art, is now a Heritage Minute, the 85th in the collection. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jul 10, 2016

The Memory Project commemorates Canada’s participation in the Italian campaign with free documentary screenings

Local veterans, city officials, history enthusiasts and members of the Italian community in Montreal joined The Memory Project at Notman House to commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of Canada’s participation in the Italian campaign. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 21, 2016

Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minutes on Residential Schools and Treaties

2016 In a ground-breaking addition to its Heritage Minute collection, Historica Canada is releasing a pair of new Minutes that explore vital moments in Indigenous history: treaty-making and residential schools. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 15, 2016

Young Indigenous Writers and Artists Celebrated at National Ceremony

Indigenous leaders, youth, authors, artists and members from local communities gathered at the Art Gallery of Hamilton READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 06, 2016

The Memory Project commemorates D-Day with films and veteran stories

Local veterans, city officials and history enthusiasts in Charlottetown joined The Memory Project at the Haviland Club to commemorate the anniversary of the D-Day landings. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 05, 2016

Historica Canada President wins Transformation Award from Diversity Magazine

Historica Canada President and CEO Anthony Wilson-Smith is the 2016 recipient of the Transformation Award. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Apr 16, 2016

Strathcona Legion welcomes veterans for day of recognition

More than 80 veterans joined the Strathcona Legion for an appreciation day celebration. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 11, 2016

Citizenship Challenge winners have landed in Ottawa Students put their national knowledge to the test, receive 100% on mock citizenship exam

- Historica Canada would like to congratulate the Grand Prize Winners of the 2015 Citizenship Challenge. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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