Press Releases

Feb 04, 2014

Passages Canada kicks off Black History Month by showcasing stories of Black Montrealers

Passages Canada was joined by community members and students from École secondaire Antoine-de-Saint-Exupéry to celebrate Black History Month. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jan 11, 2014

New Heritage Minutes Kick Off Canada 150 Celebrations

Historica Canada is launching two new Heritage Minutes today, in honour of Sir John A. Macdonald’s 199th birthday. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 27, 2013

The Canadian Encyclopedia Makes History with New Interactive Website

The Canadian Encyclopedia, Historica Canada’s authoritative source for all things Canadian, launched a new interactive website and an exciting new chapter in its history at the Gardiner Museum. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 22, 2013

Minister Alexander Hosts Historica Canada’s The Amazing Citizenship Race Competition for Citizenship Week

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander led local students in a quiz show competition against local journalists at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Sep 26, 2013

Passages Canada launches videos exploring Canada’s distinct diversity

Passages Canada, was joined by the Honourable Minister of Education Clyde Jackman, students from St. Bonaventure's College and Holy Heart High School and community members for a discussion on Canadian identity to mark the launch of beCOMING Canada READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jul 02, 2013

Historica-Dominion Institute renamed Historica Canada

Stephen Smith, Chairman of the Board of The Historica-Dominion Institute, announced today that effective September 3, 2013 , the organization will change its name to Historica Canada. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 12, 2013

New Heritage Minute Launch Marks National Aboriginal Month!

Unsung hero is recognized in the Battle of Queenston Heights READ THE FULL STORY HERE

May 27, 2013

Passages to Canada speakers share their stories with students for Asian Heritage Month

To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, students at Bakersfield Public School heard The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Passages to Canada speakers share their journeys to Canada and the struggles they overcame to adjust to their new country. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Apr 26, 2013

Toronto students win The Historica-Dominion Institute’s War of 1812 Make Your Own Heritage Minute contest with “The Winter March”!

Toronto teens Eamonn O’Keeffe and Patrick Y. Lee co-produced the winning entry of The Historica-Dominion Institute’s Make Your Own Heritage Minute Contest. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Mar 27, 2013

James Marsh, Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia, Retires

The Historica-Dominion Institute today announced that James Harley Marsh will retire effective March 31 after 33 years as editor-in-chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia. READ THE FULL STORY HERE