Press Releases

Feb 22, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute encourages young Aboriginal storytellers to have their voices heard!

The Historica-Dominion Institute is calling on Aboriginal youth from across the country to write short stories about defining moments in Aboriginal history for a chance to win cash prizes, and a trip to Regina for a special Award ceremony READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 21, 2010

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, Takes Part in Special Memory Project Event in Halifax

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, encouraged CF personnel to get involved in The Memory Project at a special outreach event at CFB Halifax. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 19, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute Calls For National Day Of Commemoration

The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster “Jack” Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to declare a National Day of Commemoration. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 18, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute Mourns The Passing Of John Babcock, Canada’s Last Great War Veteran, Calls For State Funeral

The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster “Jack” Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to offer his family a state funeral. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 12, 2010

Retired General Rick Hillier named Honorary Patron of the Memory Project at special event in St. John’s

The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce that former Chief of Defence Staff, and retired General, Rick Hillier has been named Honorary Patron of The Memory Project, Canada’s largest veteran speaker’s bureau. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 08, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute Celebrates Black History Month New Updates to Award-Winning Black History Canada Portal

Just in time for Black History Month, the Historica-Dominion Institute, with the support of TD Bank Financial Group, has launched the newly redesigned Black History Canada Portal. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 29, 2010

Second World War veterans gather in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to preserve their stories

The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special luncheon event for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 21, 2010

Windsor-Essex County Second World War veterans gather in Kingsville to preserve their stories

The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War holds a special luncheon event for local veterans to participate in a new national digital archive initiative READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 14, 2010

The Memory Project Hosts Orientation Session and Reception in Regina

This Thursday, January 14, 2010, The Memory Project, a program of the Historica-Dominion Institute, will bring together veterans, servicemen and women, cadets and teachers for a Memory Project Orientation event and reception. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 11, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute Partners with Citizenship and Immigration Canada

The Historica-Dominion Institute is pleased to renew its partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada for the 2010 Mathieu Da Costa Challenge. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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