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Can history be art? On April 27, 7 p.m. EST Sir John A. Macdonald actor, Paul Dyck, will share what he thinks about this intersection.

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Gold Rush! El Dorado exhibit

The Royal BC Museum's new exhibit, Gold Rush! El Dorado in British Columbia, is scheduled to open May 13, 2015.

Article discussing New Brunswick Museum's plans to construct addition within a Boar War memorial park.

Competing Histories

Do you favour one history over another? New Brunswick Museum wants to expand into Boer War memorial.

New national historic event named

Winnipeg-based dance company celebrates 75 years of historic occasions.

CMHR Launches Spirit Tours

Starting in January 2015, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will offer 90-minute tours to teach visitors about Aboriginal symbolism in the museum’s architecture.

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Hockey Canada Turns 100!

Join the Hockey Canada's Century Tour and learn about their 100 years of history.

Who Remembers? Canadians Remember!

Political cartoonist Terry Mosher presents his 47th book with an award winning article he crafted for Canada's History magazine.

One Hundred Years of Winnie

A century ago, Harry Colebourn bought a black bear from a trapper in White River, Ontario for twenty dollars. Colebourn named the bear Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg.

Guelph, Ontario honours John McCrae as a physician, poet, and solider with a provincial plaque on Remembrance Day.

Remembering McCrae

Guelph, Ontario honours John McCrae as a physician, poet, and solider with a provincial plaque on Remembrance Day.

Unveiling Winnipeg’s Haunted History

Author Matthew Komus unveils the history behind Winnipeg’s spookiest ghost stories.

Canada’s History’s Young Citizen, Julia M shares the history of Ridley College just in  time for their 125th anniversary.

Ridley College celebrates 125 years

Canada’s History’s Young Citizen, Julia M shares the history of Ridley College just in time for their 125th anniversary.

Going Home Star: Truth and Reconciliation is an outstanding display of public history from The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Joseph Boyden

Storytelling with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet

RWB's Going Home Star stuns audiences' with its outstanding display of public history

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections presents the Dr. Andrew Taylor Exhibition until August 30th, 2015.

Video: Andrew Taylor Exhibition

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections presents the Dr. Andrew Taylor Exhibition until August 30th, 2015.

The beginning of September 2014 marked the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference on Prince Edward Island.

Preparing for Canada's 150th Anniversary

The beginning of September 2014 marked the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference on Prince Edward Island.

Michael O'Hagan's PhD research on German Prisoner of War camps in Canada helps connect Winnipegger to PoW family history.

PHD STUDENT CONNECTS POW FAMILY HISTORY

Michael O'Hagan's PhD research on German PoW camps in Canada helps connect Winnipegger to family history.

The Royal BC Museum will provide $1.1 million in funding over the course of the next seven years. Traveling exhibit is estimated to be ready in 2019.

Royal BC Museum on Landscapes of Injustice project

The Royal BC Museum will provide $1.1 million in funding over the next seven years. Traveling exhibit is estimated to be ready in 2019.

The Vimy Foundation is asking Canadians to ‘Give a VIMY ($20 bill) for Vimy’ to help raise awareness and funds.

New Education Centre Needs Help

The Vimy Foundation is asking Canadians to ‘Give a VIMY ($20 bill) for Vimy’ to help raise awareness and funds.

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Normandy Campaign during the Second World War. The Tribute Campaign will create a temporary marker for each of the 359 soldiers killed on D-Day on the Canadian landing beaches.

Juno Beach Centre: Tribute Campaign

The Tribute Campaign will create a temporary marker for each of the 359 soldiers killed on D-Day on the Canadian landing beaches.

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April-16-15

Postmedia News: Jack Miner’s 150th birthday celebrated with duck and goose calling championship

Jack Miner won’t be at the party, as it’s his 150th birthday. The Canadian government uses Jack Miner’s April birthday each year to launch National Wildlife Week.

April-16-15

CBC News: Kitchener, Ont.’s Former Mayfair Hotel to be demolished over structural deficiencies

The city of Kitchener, Ont., has ordered the demolition of the Mayfair Hotel in the city's downtown “because of significant structural issues identified by two separate structural engineer's reports.”

 
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Vimy Foundation

The Vimy Foundation is planning to build the new Education Centre in France in time for the centennial in 2017.

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Bytown Museum Bytown Museum

The Bytown Museum has opened a new exhibit exploring Ottawa during the First World War.

 
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