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P.E.I. woman on quest to visit all 87 Heritage Minutes locations

CBC News talks to a couple whose Canadian roadtrip was inspired by the Heritage Minutes

Jul 25, 2017

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Six Nations author wins national prize

The Brantford Expositor speaks to Indigenous Arts & Stories winner K Dawn Martin

Jul 25, 2017

Jun 28, 2017

From Vietnam to Canada: Family journey inspires a Heritage Minute

Montreal Gazette speaks to Judy Trinh, whose family story inspired the latest Heritage Minute

Judy Trinh is not much of a hockey fan. When she was a child in Lethbridge, Alta., she remembers receiving a Montreal Canadiens jacket. Trinh said her little sister was fascinated by the bright red, blue and white colours. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

Nunavut, Nunavik youth pick up national arts and writing awards

Nunatsiaq News speaks to two of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories winners

Alex Angnaluak called it a “touch-down moment.” When the Iqaluit-based artist found out his drawing placed first in Historica Canada’s Indigenous Arts & Stories contest, he threw his hands up in the air and shouted. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

Canada hard to define but citizens look to celebrate it, poll suggests

Canadian Press looks at the finding of a Historica Canada poll conducted by Ipsos

What defines Canada? A new survey suggests the answers are as diverse as the country itself. Read the full story here. 

Jun 26, 2017

91 New and Exciting Ways to Celebrate Canada 150

Flight Network features Here's My Canada in their round-up of Canada 150 events

Your maple leaf t-shirt is washed, your fridge is loaded with burgers and your shed is stocked with fireworks. Are you celebrating Canada Day the same way you have for decades? Read the full story here. 

Jun 25, 2017

How did the narwhal get its tusk? Nunavut man's artistic answer wins first prize in national contest

CBC News speaks to Alexander Angnaluak, one of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories winners

How did the narwhal get its tusk? Alexander Angnaluak from Kugluktuk, Nunavut drew his colourful interpretation and it struck gold at this year's national Indigenous Arts and Stories contest organized by Historica Canada. Read the full story here. 

Jun 20, 2017

Vietnamese-Canadian family's refugee story inspires new Heritage Minute

CBC News speaks to the family whose story inspired the latest Heritage Minute

For Sam and Rebecca Trinh, 1979 was the year they ran out of choices. After the fall of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War, Sam, a soldier, was slated for re-education at a labour camp in the Vietnamese countryside. Read the full story here. 

Jun 20, 2017

Ottawa reporter’s family story inspires new Heritage Minute

Metro News speaks to Judy Trinh regarding the latest Heritage Minute

A new Heritage Minute about a family of Vietnamese “Boat People” was inspired by the real-life story of an Ottawa journalist and her family. Read the full story here. 

Jun 20, 2017

New Heritage Minute On Vietnamese 'Boat People' Highlights Canada's Inclusivity

Canadian Press looks at the latest Heritage Minute

The makers of Canada's latest Heritage Minute say featuring the country's acceptance of Vietnamese "boat people" in the short film was the ideal way to keep current events in perspective and usher in a landmark national birthday. Read the full story here. 

Jun 19, 2017

Milton students win Canada 150 photography contest

Milton Canadian Champion speaks to the winners of the Passages Canada Imagine Culture contest

For one Grade 3 class at Anne J. MacArthur Public School, last Monday was the best day of their lives. Read the full story here. 

Jun 18, 2017

The new Heritage Minute tells my story as one of Vietnam’s boat people

Judy Trinh, consultant on the latest Heritage Minute, shares her story of coming to Canada as a refugee

They huddled together in the back of my SUV in heavy coats that didn’t quite fit. A mother, a father and their three sons. The roads were slick with greasy slush and snow had just begun to fall. Read the full story here. 

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