Media Coverage


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


Six Nations author wins national prize

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

Jul 25, 2017

Mar 31, 2016

Acknowledge! Iconic Halifax Explosion Heritage Minute takes the crown

Metro News features the winner of Minutes Madness, a social media contest leading up to the Heritage Minutes' 25th anniversary

“Hurry! You’ve got to get these people out of here. That ship is going to blow,” an actor playing train dispatcher Vince Coleman breathlessly says during a Heritage Minute re-enactment of the Halifax Explosion. Read the full story here

Mar 30, 2016

Chinook students explore past

Lethbridge Herald speaks to students who created a play based in part on The Memory Project Archive

It was an era way before their time, but Chinook High School Fine Arts students are recreating true stories from the Second World War in their latest production “Zunden: A Fine Arts Fusion Project.” Read the full story here

Mar 23, 2016

Encounters with Canada - making new friends from all the provinces

Fairview Post talks to Rachel Wiebe, a student that attended Encounters with Canada

Fairview High student Rachel Wiebe recently got back from a week-long trip to Ottawa that was both educational and fun. Read the full story here. 

Mar 22, 2016

Celebrating Asian heritage

Anthony Wilson-Smith writes about Canada's Asian heritage for Diplomat Magazine

Many Canadians today see our diverse population as a source of pride and strength — for good reason. More than one in five Canadians were born elsewhere. Read the full story here

Mar 18, 2016

A golden opportunity for Stony Plain’s Calen Goulden

Stony Plain Reporter speaks to Citizenship Challenge winner Calen Goulden

More than 72,000 students across the country took a mock citizenship test, and Stony Plain’s Calen Goulden was one of two students to win the grand prize. Read the full story here

Mar 10, 2016

Winnipeg girl wins trip to Ottawa for acing Canadian history test

CBC News profiles Citizenship Challenge winner Jia Garcia

A Grade 9 student at Winnipeg's Sisler High School will tour Ottawa this weekend after acing a citizenship test from Historica Canada. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Canada to feature woman on bank note: seven top candidates

The Guardian looks at women candidates for bank notes and features several Heritage Minutes

Canada’s national bank announced this week that a new Canadian banknote will feature a woman other than Queen Elizabeth, and appealed to the public for suggestions. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Annual story competition looking for submissions

Eagle Feather News speaks to past winners of Aboriginal Arts & Stories

For more than a decade, Aboriginal Arts & Stories has recognized self-identifying First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth (ages 9 to 29) for interpreting an aspect of their culture and heritage through literary and visual arts. Read the full story here

Mar 09, 2016

Stony Plain Student Wins National Contest

Radio station 88.1 The One FM talks to Citizenship Challenge winner Calen Goulden

72,000 students all across Canada took part in Historica Canada's annual Citizenship Challenge but only two will head to Ottawa as the best of the best. Calen Goulden is one of them. Read the full story here

Mar 03, 2016

Henry Munroe takes home three national awards

Orléans Star profiles winners of the How We Remember contest

Three students from Henry Munroe Middle School brought home national awards from the Historica Canada "How We Remember" contest. Read the full story here