Press Releases

Feb 17, 2016

Corner Brook Students Beat Over 1,000 Classrooms to Win Citizenship Challenge

Historica Canada would like to congratulate students from Templeton Academy who won the Citizenship Challenge’s 2015 Class Grand Prize. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 11, 2016

A NIGHT OF MUSIC AND STORY-TELLING CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN IN CANADIAN HISTORY Canadian icon Viola Desmond remembered in new Heritage Minute

A NIGHT OF MUSIC AND STORY-TELLING CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN IN CANADIAN HISTORY Canadian icon Viola Desmond remembered in new Heritage Minute READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 02, 2016

Aboriginal Arts & Stories, Canada’s largest art and writing contest for indigenous youth, offers new opportunities this year

Aboriginal Arts & Stories is pleased to announce several new features and prizes for the 2015/2016 contest year. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 02, 2016

SOLD OUT EVENING CELEBRATES BLACK WOMEN IN CANADIAN HISTORY Canadian icon Viola Desmond remembered in premiere of new Heritage Minute

To kick off Black History Month, Historica Canada and TD Bank hosted a special evening honouring the heroism and resilience of Black Canadian Women. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 19, 2016

Students from École Jean-Paul II in Val Caron take top prize in nation-wide commemorative contest

Historica Canada is pleased to announce the class of Mr. Sylvain Prévost at École Jean-Paul II (Val Caron) has won the How We Remember Contest READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 09, 2015

100 years after the First World War, Canadians say Remembrance Day is as relevant as ever

Country divided over whether youth understand the sacrifices of those who died in conflict READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 22, 2015

Vancouver Immigrants invited to celebrate diversity and heritage at free workshop

As part of a project to collect personal stories of immigration to Canada, Passages Canada and the City of Vancouver hosted two free workshops, “The Stories We Hold.” READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 15, 2015

Citizenship Week Event engages youth about Great Canadians

Historica Canada celebrated Citizenship Week by reflecting on Great Canadians with historian and writer Charlotte Gray. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 17, 2015

Film screening and panel discussion promote dialogue on cross-cultural understanding

Passages Canada, in partnership with Brandon University, held a film screening and panel discussion exploring multiculturalism and identity to coincide with the university’s Student Orientation Week. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 16, 2015

Historica Canada releases Terry Fox Heritage Minute

As Canadians mark the 35th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope this September, Historica Canada is launching a new Heritage Minute about Terry Fox. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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