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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

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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

Jun 21, 2016

The New Heritage Minute Is A Powerful Reminder Of Canada’s Residential School Legacy

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

Surrey artist wins top prize in national contest

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

Métis teen Cyan-Raven Gielewska wins Aboriginal Arts & Stories award for play on residential schools

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 16, 2016

Aboriginal Arts & Stories Awards Ceremony

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 07, 2016

D-Day gathering captivated by veteran's WWII memories

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

Every Single Canadian Heritage Minute You Watched As A Kid From Best To Worst

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

Passages Canada workshops

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

Young artist makes big impressions

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

Field trip to Ottawa for Stony Plain students

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

Presentation focuses on one man's experience at Battle of Vimy Ridge

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

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