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Nov 16, 2013, 07:00 ET Describe the Significance of the Plains of Abraham in 140 Characters or Less!

Is Technology Altering Our History? WINNIPEG, Nov. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Teachers at every grade level are increasingly using an array of electronic devices including interactive whiteboards, tablet...


Sep 03, 2013, 08:00 ET It's All-Out War for 2013 Pierre Berton Award

Governor General's History Award Shortlist Revealed WINNIPEG, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's History society today unveiled the shortlist for Canada's top history prize, the Governor General's...


Jun 20, 2013, 07:00 ET 25 Classrooms That Are Inspiring Our Kids' Interest in History

Canada's History Society Unveils Shortlist for Top History Educators for 2013 WINNIPEG, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - In fully wireless schools and classrooms, students are 'living history' by using tablets...


May 16, 2013, 07:00 ET Students Celebrate Centennial of Canadian Arctic Expedition With Historical Videos

WINNIPEG, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago, fourteen scientists, several captains and their crew set sail on a mission to explore unknown lands in the Beaufort Sea. Their five-year odyssey, ...


Dec 06, 2012, 11:44 ET How Should the Great War be Remembered?

Your Chance to Weigh In with Canada's Leading Educators, Historians, Community Leaders & Museum Curators OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 100th Anniversary of the start of the First World...


Dec 04, 2012, 07:30 ET Living Library Inspires Human Books to Share Their Stories… Their Military-Themed Memories To Be Honoured by the Governor General

WINNIPEG, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Irena Szpak, Hyman Yanofsky and Adam Leclerc's lives are all open books, literally. Irena, Hyman and Adam have joined nineteen other people from the Ottawa region to...


Nov 29, 2012, 11:21 ET If These Walls Could Talk…Century Homes Calgary Project Captures National Attention for Bringing Heritage to Life

CALGARY, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Finding out your century-old house has a hidden past could lead to an unpleasant discovery like inferior workmanship, however, most Calgarians are uncovering a...


Nov 19, 2012, 14:47 ET Canada's Most Important Biographical Reference gets its Proper Due at Governor General's History Awards

WINNIPEG, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - If you were to gather a compilation of every Canadian who played a pivotal role in shaping the history and heritage of this country it would probably take you five...


Nov 13, 2012, 12:08 ET Learning History Through Filmmaking - Six Students Digitally Record their Communities' Historic Milestones to be Honoured at Governor General's Awards

WINNIPEG, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - What do you get for your 145th birthday? How about a fresh young take on Canada. Every year, more than 110,000 students showcase their history projects at Heritage...


Nov 07, 2012, 17:33 ET Does Your Child Have One of Canada's Most Inspiring Teachers?

Digital Holocaust Memoirs, Website Dedicated to Historic Pipeline Debate & Tracing Environmental Changes Earn These Educators Top Marks from Governor General WINNIPEG, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The best...


Jun 07, 2012, 00:01 ET Canada's 'Young Citizens' Digitally Share Historic Milestones that Matter to Them

TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Armed with video cameras and a keen sense of curiosity, two hundred students from across Canada are exploring their Canadian heritage in a dynamic, hands-on learning...


Nov 15, 2010, 05:59 ET National History Forum Explores Accuracy and Relevance of History Curriculum
in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - More than one million people in Canada identify themselves as belonging to one of the three main groups of Aboriginal people in Canada: First Nations, Inuit or Métis. Like...


Nov 12, 2010, 09:16 ET From Staging Mock Parliaments to Uncovering Aboriginal Artifacts... How
Canada's Top Teachers Took Their Students Back in Time and Captured National
Attention

OTTAWA, Nov. 12 /CNW/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadas-national-history-society/canadas-history-awards...


Nov 03, 2010, 05:59 ET McGill University Professor Desmond Morton Wins 2010 Pierre Berton Award

WINNIPEG, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - Steady scholarship, dry wit and an appetite for public debate are the qualities that have made Professor Desmond Morton this year's winner of the Pierre Berton Award,...


Jun 23, 2010, 00:01 ET Record buttons, footlights, dirt, microscopes... Students pushed to hit more
than their books to learn about our past by Canada's best history teachers.

WINNIPEG, June 22 /CNW/ - Canada's History Society in partnership with TD Bank Financial Group today announced the 25 finalists for the 2010 Governor General's Awards for Excellence in Teaching...


Mar 25, 2010, 05:59 ET Try Before You Buy... Canada's History Magazine (Formerly Known As The
Beaver) Debuts with Free 'Between the Covers' Offer

TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ - In an effort to better meet the needs of its 350,000 readers, Canada's History is unveiling a major redesign that reflects the magazine's position as a national 'must read'...


Nov 17, 2009, 05:59 ET Does Your Child Have One of Canada's Top Teachers?

Cyberspace, Board Games and Cattle Ranching in the Classroom Earn These Educators an A-plus from the Governor General OTTAWA, Nov. 17 /CNW/ - While reading, writing and arithmetic are the cornerstone ...


Nov 17, 2009, 05:59 ET Canada's History Awards Creates New Annual Celebration of Country's Past

- Inaugural Awards presentation to be held at Rideau Hall - WINNIPEG, Nov. 17 /CNW/ - Canada's National History Society today announced that this year's ceremonies to celebrate the Governor General's ...


Oct 06, 2009, 05:59 ET Lights, Camera, Action! Canada's Top Teachers Land a Starring Role in a
Historic Casting Call at Rideau Hall

WINNIPEG, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - Canada's National History Society today announced the twenty-five finalists for the 2009 Governor General's Awards for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History - Canada's top...