Landmark Merger Creates The Historica-Dominion Institute: Canada's Largest History and Citizenship Organization



    TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - The Historica Foundation of Canada and The
Dominion Institute are pleased to announce that they have merged to create The
Historica-Dominion Institute. This new organization, launched today, is
dedicated to advancing history, citizenship and identity in Canada.
    The new organization, which will operate in both official languages,
becomes the country's largest independent advocate of history and citizenship.
The mission of the Historica-Dominion Institute is to encourage the study of
this country's history, to deepen its understanding of the rights and
responsibilities of citizenship, and to promote a greater awareness of being
Canadian.
    The Historica-Dominion Institute is led by Andrew Cohen, who has been
named president. Mr. Cohen is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author
and professor of journalism and international affairs. In a distinguished
career which has taken him to London, Washington and Berlin, he has written
and spoken widely about Canada. He is joined by Marc Chalifoux, the former
executive director of The Dominion Institute, who has been named Executive
Vice-President.
    To find out more about The Historica-Dominion Institute, visit
www.historica-dominion.ca.





For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries: Andrew Cohen, President,
The Historica-Dominion Institute, (416) 506-1867,
acohen@historica-dominion.ca; Marc Chalifoux, Executive Vice-President, The
Historica-Dominion Institute, (416) 602-9721,
mchalifoux@historica-dominion.ca

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