Press Releases

Oct 22, 2013

Minister Alexander Hosts Historica Canada’s The Amazing Citizenship Race Competition for Citizenship Week

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander led local students in a quiz show competition against local journalists at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 26, 2013

Passages Canada launches videos exploring Canada’s distinct diversity

Passages Canada, was joined by the Honourable Minister of Education Clyde Jackman, students from St. Bonaventure's College and Holy Heart High School and community members for a discussion on Canadian identity to mark the launch of beCOMING Canada READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jul 02, 2013

Historica-Dominion Institute renamed Historica Canada

Stephen Smith, Chairman of the Board of The Historica-Dominion Institute, announced today that effective September 3, 2013 , the organization will change its name to Historica Canada. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 12, 2013

New Heritage Minute Launch Marks National Aboriginal Month!

Unsung hero is recognized in the Battle of Queenston Heights READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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