Press Releases

May 27, 2013

Passages to Canada speakers share their stories with students for Asian Heritage Month

To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, students at Bakersfield Public School heard The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada speakers share their journeys to Canada and the struggles they overcame to adjust to their new country. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Apr 26, 2013

Toronto students win The Historica-Dominion Institute’s War of 1812 Make Your Own Heritage Minute contest with “The Winter March”!

Toronto teens Eamonn O’Keeffe and Patrick Y. Lee co-produced the winning entry of The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Make Your Own Heritage Minute Contest. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 27, 2013

James Marsh, Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia, Retires

The Historica-Dominion Institute today announced that James Harley Marsh will retire effective March 31 after 33 years as editor-in-chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 25, 2013

The Vimy Foundation invites you to attend The 2013 Vimy Reception

Reception on Thursday, April 4th READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 11, 2013

VIA Rail Announces On-board Entertainment

CBC/Radio-Canada, NFB and The Historica-Dominion Institute programming available on-board VIA Rail trains READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 20, 2013

Halifax Students Beat out 1, 000 Classrooms to Win Canadian Citizenship Challenge

The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to announce that Park West School is home to this year’s winners of the Canadian Citizenship Challenge. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 13, 2013

Who will Make the Next Heritage Minutes?

The Historica-Dominion Institute calls out to Canadian Filmmakers READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 31, 2013

Passages to Canada Workshop Encourages Vancouverites to Share Stories of Diversity

Vancouverites from diverse backgrounds shared their stories of Canadian identity at a storytelling workshop organized by The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada program READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 11, 2013

Happy Birthday Sir John A: First PM to be Subject of New Heritage Minutes

The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to celebrate the 198th birthday of Sir John A Macdonald today with the announcement that Canada’s first prime minister will be the subject of two new Heritage Minutes. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 09, 2013

In Memoriam: Laurier LaPierre

The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the passing of Laurier LaPierre, whose contributions to Canada came in many forms. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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