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Oct 25, 2017, 04:00 ET Historica Canada releases first animated Heritage Minute, exploring immigration to Toronto's Kensington Market

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Historica Canada's new Heritage Minute follows a single store in Kensington Market as it is transformed by new generations and cultures. The first-ever animated...


Oct 20, 2016, 06:00 ET Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minute on Kenojuak Ashevak

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The life of Kenojuak Ashevak, a pioneer of modern Inuit art, is now a Heritage Minute, the 85th in the collection. Shot on location in the artist's home community of...


Jun 21, 2016, 06:00 ET Historica Canada releases new Heritage Minutes on Residential Schools and Treaties

TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /CNW/ - In a ground-breaking addition to its Heritage Minute collection, Historica Canada is releasing a pair of new Minutes that explore vital moments in Indigenous history:...


Mar 31, 2016, 09:16 ET Media Advisory - 25th Anniversary of Heritage Minutes celebrated with interactive digital exhibit

TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - On March 31, 1991, Heritage Minutes debuted on national television, introducing Canadians to the 60-second history lesson. The short films, which commemorate notable...


Sep 15, 2015, 08:30 ET Terry Fox Heritage Minute Premieres on Bell Media Properties

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canadians mark the 35th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope this September, Historica Canada is launching a new Heritage Minute about Terry Fox. The Minute debuts...


Jun 30, 2014, 08:00 ET Canadians Agree: We are Cool, Polite, Sexy and Definitely Not Modest!

TORONTO, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - As the nation prepares to celebrate Canada Day, and Canada's 150th in 2017, a new Ipsos Reid poll commissioned by Historica Canada, reveals Canadian attitudes on...


Nov 26, 2010, 09:00 ET Michael A. Levine to Lead The Historica-Dominion Institute

Succeeds Founding President, Andrew Cohen TORONTO, Nov. 26 /CNW/ -The Board of Directors of The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce the appointment of Michael A. Levine as Executive...


Nov 08, 2010, 08:00 ET New Survey by The Historica-Dominion Institute for Remembrance Day

Young Canadians Possess the Lowest Knowledge of the First and Second World Wars, but the Highest Knowledge of the War in Afghanistan TORONTO, Nov. 8 /CNW/ - As Canadians prepare to honour veterans...


Jun 30, 2010, 08:00 ET The Ultimate Canada Day BBQ: Terry Fox (38%), Wayne Gretzky (36%) and Céline
Dion (33%) Would Top Canadians' Guest Lists

Conrad Black (3%), K'naan (3%) and Justin Bieber (4%) are the least popular. TORONTO, June 30 /CNW/ - With Canada Day just around the corner, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion...


Jun 25, 2010, 08:00 ET Need a Source?

New Three-Part Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - This weekend, Canada hosts the world's leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits. A recent survey...


Jun 23, 2010, 06:00 ET New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians

Part III: Global Attitudes on the Environment, the Land and the Canadian Character TORONTO, June 23 /CNW/ - As Canada prepares to host to the world's leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey...


Jun 22, 2010, 06:00 ET New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians

Part II: Global Attitudes on Immigration and Diversity TORONTO, June 22 /CNW/ - As Canada prepares to play host to the world's leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey commissioned by The...


Jun 21, 2010, 06:00 ET New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians

Part I: Global Attitudes on International Affairs, Economy and Business TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - As Canada prepares to play host to the world's leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey...


May 06, 2010, 08:30 ET New Survey to Mark the 65th Anniversary of VE Day

Three quarters (77%) of Canadians believe that the men and women who served in the Second World War deserve to be called "the Greatest Generation". TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - A survey for The...


Apr 07, 2010, 08:30 ET Need a Source? Measuring Canadians' Knowledge about the First World War and
Attitudes Towards Remembrance

TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ - On April 9, Vimy Ridge Day, Canadians will be taking part in a National Commemoration Ceremony to honour the passing of John Babcock, the last of more than 600,000 Canadians...


Mar 08, 2010, 09:11 ET Survey Measures the "Olympic Effect" on National Pride

80% of Canadians (up 8 points from one year ago) and 63% of Quebecers (up 15 points) now call themselves a "Canadian Nationalist" TORONTO, March 8 /CNW/ - The Vancouver 2010 Games appear to have...


Feb 23, 2010, 08:30 ET Survey finds half of Canadians believe the Vancouver Olympic Games are more a
defining national moment than the 1972 Hockey Summit Series, Expo 67 or the
Montreal and Calgary Olympic Games

TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - Most Canadians think that the Vancouver Olympic Games are a defining national moment in Canadian history, says a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute....


Feb 19, 2010, 12:24 ET The Historica-Dominion Institute calls for National Day of Commemoration

TORONTO, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster "Jack" Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to declare a National...


Feb 18, 2010, 22:05 ET The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the passing of John Babcock, Canada's
last great war veteran, calls for state funeral

TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - The Historica-Dominion Institute mourns the loss of John Foster "Jack" Babcock, the last veteran of the Great War, and urges the government of Canada to offer his family a...


Feb 16, 2010, 10:00 ET Need a Source? Top People, Places, Events, Symbols and Accomplishments That
Most Define Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games are now in full swing. Canada plays host to the world. At a time when all eyes are on our country, The Historica-Dominion Institute reminds...


Feb 16, 2010, 08:30 ET Need a Source?

The Definitive, Online Resource on All Things Canadian TORONTO, Feb. 16 /CNW/ - The Vancouver 2010 Olympics Games are now in full swing. Canada plays host to the world. At a time when all eyes on our ...


Feb 12, 2010, 08:30 ET Retired General Rick Hillier named Honorary Patron of the Memory Project at
special event in St. John's

Canada's largest veteran speaker's bureau has reached one million students ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to announce that former Chief of Defence Staff, and...


Dec 17, 2009, 07:00 ET The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War Launches Special
'Holidays at War' Feature Gallery Online

TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - Starting today, through The Memory Project: Stories of the Second World War, Canadians can learn about how some of our veterans celebrated the holidays away from home and on...


Dec 01, 2009, 08:30 ET New Survey to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Montreal Canadiens

TORONTO, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - A survey for the Historica-Dominion Institute, conducted by Ipsos Reid, examines Canadians' attitudes towards the Montreal Canadiens as the team prepares to celebrate its...


Nov 10, 2009, 14:28 ET Veterans from The Memory Project Open Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - Canadian veterans from the Second World War and onwards were invited to open the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) to mark Remembrance Week this morning. The veterans in...