Press Releases

Mar 11, 2012

Second World War and Korean War veterans to gather in GTA to preserve their stories with The Memory Project

The Memory Project Archive continues its efforts to capture stories from Korean War veterans with new mandate to create a legacy of the “Forgotten War.” READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 24, 2012

Black Loyalist Descendant Speaks to Students for Black History Month

From her native Africville, Nova Scotia to a Toronto classroom, performer Shelley Hamilton brought her Black Loyalist heritage to Holy Cross School today as a Passages to Canada Speaker. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 15, 2012

Penticton Students Beat out 900 Classrooms to Win 2012 Canadian Citizenship Challenge

The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the winner of the 2011-12 Canadian Citizenship Challenge READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 13, 2012

Americans less likely than Canadians to Believe War of 1812 had Significant Outcomes, Important to Formation National Identity, but still more likely to Commemorate War

A new Historica-Dominion Institute poll shows Americans better at promoting their history READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 07, 2012

Student “Art Mob” Takes Over the Lachine Canal

Students participate in Historic Site Snow Installation READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 26, 2012

Montreal Students Celebrate Black History Education with author Lawrence Hill

Local high school students joined award-winning author Lawrence Hill today at École secondaire Antoine-de-St-Exupéry to launch the French language Black History in Canada Education Guide READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 28, 2011

The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Hosts 10th Anniversary Reception at Canadian Forces College

The Historica-Dominion Institute’sMemory Project Speakers Bureau hosted a reception at the historic Canadian Forces College Officers’ Mess to mark its 10th anniversary today. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 09, 2011

The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Canadian Forces Base Valcartier

The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau hosted a community “Lunch and Learn” event at CFB Valcartier today. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 02, 2011

The Memory Project Reaches 4th Province in Cross-Canada Journey to Record “Forgotten War” Stories

With new funding to preserve experiences of the Korean War, The Memory Project has embarked on a second cross-Canada journey to record veteran testimonials. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 24, 2011

Student Campfire Flash Mob Celebrates the My Parks Pass Program

Sixty grade eight students from the TDSB’s Karen Kain School for the Arts descended upon Yonge-Dundas Square during the morning rush hour today to perform a flash mob. READ THE FULL STORY HERE