Press Releases

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

Apr 06, 2017

New Vimy Ridge video series from Historica Canada uses history education to tackle the “fake news” epidemic

To mark the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Historica Canada has produced a series of videos that leverage primary sources from the First World War to enhance digital literacy and combat the epidemic of “fake news.” READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 29, 2017

Vancouver student wins national contest with sonnet thanking local veterans

UBC Transition Program student, Baapooh Chung, 14, finished first place in the Memory Project’s Grant McRae Commemorative Contest senior category with a sonnet written in iambic pentameter, reflecting on remembrance and service. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 28, 2017

Toronto student wins national contest with poetry thanking local veterans

Humberwood Downs student, Swamini Sagar, 13, finished first place in the Memory Project’s Grant McRae Commemorative Contest junior individual category with a poem reflecting on remembrance and service. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 27, 2017

Richmond Students Beat Over 1,000 Classrooms to Win Citizenship Challenge

Historica Canada would like to congratulate students from W.D. Ferris Elementary School who won the Citizenship Challenge’s 2016 Class Grand Prize. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 17, 2017

Students from Scarborough and Saskatoon win national Citizenship Challenge grand prize trip to Ottawa

Historica Canada is pleased to announce Sarah Spehar, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and John Gobin, of Scarborough, Ontario, as the Grand Prize Winners in the 2016 Citizenship Challenge. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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