Press Releases

Apr 28, 2010

Second World War veterans of Prince Edward Island gather in Charlottetown to preserve their stories

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

Apr 27, 2010

Second World War veterans of Prince Edward Island gather in Summerside to preserve their stories

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

Apr 22, 2010

Canadian Grade 8 Students to Receive Free National Park Access

Today, Grade 8 students across Canada are invited to experience Canada’s national parks and historic sites for free, announced the Honourable Jim Prentice, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 18, 2010

The Historica-Dominion Institute calls on young Aboriginal storytellers to submit stories and win cash prizes!

Two weeks until deadline for the Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge READ THE FULL STORY HERE

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

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