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Jun 21, 2016
Buzzfeed highlights the latest Heritage Minute
Historica Canada just released a powerful new Heritage Minute addressing the legacy of Canada's residential school system. While many Heritage Minutes cover proud or triumphant parts of Canadian history, this focuses on one of Canada's worst chapters. Read the full story here.
Jun 17, 2016
Cloverdale Reporter profiles Aboriginal Arts & Stories winner Megan Benoit
Megan Benoit's painting, Medicinal Healing, which draws on her Metis/Cree heritage and touches on themes of turmoil, pain and reconciliation, placed first in the junior arts category (ages 14 to 18) at the Aboriginal Arts and Stories contest. Read the full story here.
Jun 16, 2016
Snapd Hamilton photographs of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories Awards
Indigenous leaders, youth, authors, artists and members from local communities gathered at the Art Gallery of Hamilton to honour the winners of Historica Canada’s 2016 Aboriginal Arts & Stories contest. See photos here.
Jun 16, 2016
CBC speaks to one of the Aboriginal Arts & Stories winners
A 15-year-old Métis teen from Kitchener, Ont., has been honoured for her award-winning script about residential schools. Read the full story and listen to the interview here.
Jun 07, 2016
CBC covers The Memory Project's D-Day event in Charlottetown
You could hear a pin drop at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown Monday evening as Second World War veteran Joyce Paynter told her story of the war, which started in a town south of London, England. Read the full story here.
Jun 01, 2016
MTL Blog ranks the Heritage Minutes
If you were a kid growing up in Canada in the 80s/90s, then you definitely remember watching more than a few Canadian Heritage Minutes. Read the full story here.
May 06, 2016
Global News features a Passages Canada storytelling workshop in Regina
A series of workshops are being held at Sask. Polytech to allow new Canadians to share some of their stories. Watch the clip here.
Apr 29, 2016
Connect in Fort McMurray speaks to a student who won the How We Remember contest
Ten-year-old Austan Najmi-Beauchamp is turning heads with his eye-catching talent – on a local and national scale – with his recent artworks on war and racism. Read the full story here.
Apr 15, 2016
Stony Plain Reporter profiles local students who attended Encounters with Canada
Seven Grade 9 students from High Park School in Stony Plain were given the opportunity for a real life experience in Ottawa to supplement their school curriculum. Read the full story here.
Apr 10, 2016
Stratford Beacon Herald reviews a presentation by Memory Project speaker Frank Reid
Military history is all too often reduced to faceless statistics. But author and historian Frank Reid focused attention on the human side of war with his presentation about the battle of Vimy Ridge at the Perth County Archives Saturday afternoon. Read the full story here.