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Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute A Beautiful Tribute To Canadian Author

Huffington Post features the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018

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New Heritage Minute Shows Lucy Maud Montgomery As You’ve Never Seen Her

Chatelaine reflects on the new Lucy Maud Montgomery Heritage Minute

Mar 08, 2018

Sep 03, 2017

Changing history

Program Manager Bronwyn Graves speaks to the Globe and Mail about incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the classroom

Historica Canada, a non-profit foundation, has been pushing provinces and territories to move toward a dedicated history course. Read the full story here

Aug 15, 2017

Victory Over Japan Day

CTV Atlantic interviews Memory Project speaker David Seager

CTV Atlantic discusses VJ-Day with Memory Project speaker David Seager. Watch the interview here.

Aug 03, 2017

How Dunkirk’s Canadian hero ‘fell through the cracks’ of history

Anthony Wilson-Smith speaks to Maclean's about the unknown Canadian hero at Dunkirk

After hearing about the Hollywood film Dunkirk, Anthony Wilson-Smith’s son struck up a conversation with his dad about why there were no Canadian characters featured in the film. Read the full story here.

Jul 25, 2017

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

Rebecca Bartlett, who is originally from Charlottetown, and her boyfriend Jim Ellwood have now completed about a third of their goal to visit all 87 locations featured in Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here. 

Jul 25, 2017

Six Nations author wins national prize

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

Six Nations writer K Dawn Martin makes it crystal clear in a winning poem she wrote for a national Indigenous writing contest that her mind lives in a holistic world, in a confluence of water, nature, politics, social issues and family. Read the full story here. 

Jul 17, 2017

On motherhood and MMIW

Indigenous Arts & Stories winner Mackenzie Anderson speaks to The Metro

At 17, Mackenzie Anderson is already using her paintbrush to draw attention to the issues that matter to her community.

The University of Winnipeg Collegiate student and St. James resident was recently named a junior winner for the Historica Canada Indigenous Arts & Stories contest for her piece, Nikawiy Nitanis. Read the full story here

Jul 11, 2017

This Couple Is Doing An Epic Road Trip To All 87 Canadian "Heritage Minutes" Sites

Buzzfeed News speaks to a couple travelling Canada in honour of the Heritage Minutes

This Ottawa couple is on a mission to visit all 87 Heritage Minute locations in Canada by the end of next year. Read the full story here.

Jul 09, 2017

Rowing race in Heritage Minute reenacted on St. John River

CBC covers the reenactment of the famous Paris Crew

In "absurd pink hats and brown suspenders" this weekend rowers in New Brunswick revisited a piece of history many Canadians learned of in a Heritage Minute. Read the full story here. 

Jul 09, 2017

This couple plans to visit all 87 Heritage Minutes sites

CBC News talks to a couple travelling Canada to visit Heritage Minute sites

Rebecca Bartlett and Jim Ellwood are on a coast-to-coast quest to visit a location related to each of the 87 Heritage Minutes. Watch the video here. 

Jul 09, 2017

Edmonton teacher hopes book inspires students in Cadotte Lake

The Edmonton Journal speaks to the winners of the 2017 Indigenous Arts & Stories group prize

Sana Ayesha Ghani had high expectations when she left Edmonton two years ago for her first teaching position in the northern Alberta Indigenous community of Cadotte Lake. Read the full story here. 

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