Press Releases

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

Oct 19, 2011

The Memory Project Speakers Bureau Visits Canadian Forces Base Gagetown

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

Oct 17, 2011

Minister Kenney hosts a special version of “Are you Smarter than a 10th Grader?” at the Canadian Citizenship Challenge

Grade 10 students kicked off Citizenship Week today by participating in an interactive game-show quiz that pitted them against two Parliamentary Press Gallery members’ knowledge of citizenship and history. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 28, 2011

Sir John A Day to celebrate Canada’s Founding Father

The Historica-Dominion Institute unveiled its newest youth-focused heritage project, Sir John A Day, at a book launch for Christopher Moore’s biography Nation Maker today. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 27, 2011

Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

Nova Scotian veterans participate in a national digital archive initiative READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Aug 29, 2011

The Memory Project joins the Korean Veterans Association of Canada to preserve veterans’ stories at The Last Hurrah reunion

The Memory Project: Stories of the Korean War joined Korean War veterans from across Canada today in downtown Winnipeg for the final national reunion of the Korea Veterans Association of Canada, The Last Hurrah. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Aug 17, 2011

Good news from Encounters with Canada

Linda Brunet, Director General of Encounters with Canada, and Michael A. Levine, Executive Vice-Chair of the Historica-Dominion Institute, sign EWC’s new three-year funding agreement with Canadian Heritage! READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jul 18, 2011

Québec Korean and Second World War Veterans Share their Stories with The Memory Project

Local Second World War and Korean War veterans gathered today at the Chateau Laurier Hotel and will meet again tomorrow, July 19, to participate in a nation-wide oral history project. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jul 01, 2011

The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau Commemorates the 95th Anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel

The Memory Project Speakers’ Bureau hosted a special luncheon to mark the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel today at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56, Pleasantville. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 29, 2011

New Canada Day survey writes the book on Canlit

With Canada Day around the corner, The Historica-Dominion Institute asked Canadians to write their own great Canadian novel through a playful open-ended survey, and to answer questions on the importance and role of CanLit in education. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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