Press Releases

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

Jun 06, 2011

Joseph Boyden hosts Awards for Young Aboriginal Writers and Artists

Aboriginal leaders, youth, esteemed authors, artists and members of the community gathered at the Design Exchange today to celebrate the winners of The Historica-Dominion Institute’s 2011 Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

May 29, 2011

The Historica-Dominion Institute and St. Boniface legion celebrate Winnipeg Veteran Appreciation Day

The Historica-Dominion Institute and the Norwood St. Boniface Legion branch 43 joined forces today to proudly celebrate Veteran Appreciation Day. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

May 10, 2011

Historic Election Results Leave Youth Dissatisfied but more Interested in Politics

One week after the election upset, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute investigates voting and views of the much-hyped youth demographic. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

May 10, 2011

Students gather to celebrate Asian Heritage Month and launch The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Asia-Canada Portal

Grade 10 students joined The Historica-Dominion Institute in an afternoon of interactive dialogue to kick off Asian Heritage Month at Gladstone Secondary School today. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Apr 27, 2011

Economic Issues Trump Environment, Twitter fizzles and Voting seen increasingly as Choice over Duty in new Youth Election Poll

With the federal election days away, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute compares youth voter attitudes, issues and intentions to mature voters for an intimate look at youth engagement in Canada, which hit a low of 37% voter turn READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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