News & Reports


2021–22 Annual Report

News Releases


Canada's History writer Miles Morrisseau has received a National Magazine Award nomination for his story “A National Crime.”

  • Canada’s History Society Announces 2023 Recipients of the John Bragg Award for Atlantic Canada​
    April 11, 2023 — An immigrant photographer who championed wetlands conservation in Nova Scotia. A Jesuit priest who made it his earthly mission to support struggling farmers in P.E.I. And an Acadian architect whose vision helped to shape his community in New Brunswick. The stories of these three innovators will be celebrated and shared thanks to the John Bragg Award for Atlantic Canada.


Kayak magazine comics are transformed into an innovative new animated history web series for kids.


Award-winning teacher inspires her students to record their pandemic experiences for posterity.

Newly installed Governor General of Canada an inspiration to all Canadians.

Celebrating the success of 2020–21. Plus our annual honour roll of donors.

Skateboard park donor gave youth the gift of history.

Young Citizens program proved to be life-changing experience for inaugural contest winner.




  • Canada’s Young Historians Share Digital Stories of the Past link opens in new windowlink opens in new window
    June 12, 2018 —The Spanish flu epidemic. The first French-Canadian woman to become a doctor. The history of treaties in Canada. Immigration stories and experiences, from the Vietnamese “boat people” to Syrian refugees. Tales of courage and liberation from the Second World War. These are just a few of the topics explored by students taking part in the 2018 Young Citizens program — a national contest that sees young Canadians create engaging and inspiring history videos, while vying for a trip to Ottawa to attend the Canada’s History Forum.


  • Canadians Recognized For Their Commitment To Keeping Our History Alive link opens in new windowlink opens in new window
    November 8, 2017 — Cultural organizations, teachers, students, and community groups will be honoured for their exemplary work in promoting the exploration of Canada’s history. The prestigious Governor General’s History Awards—recognizing the excellence of innovative projects and encouraging the dissemination and learning of the history of Canada among its citizens—will be presented at Rideau Hall on November 22, 2017. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will preside over the award ceremony in the presence of the winners from communities across the country.



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