Award Recipients

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David Alexander and Ryan McManaman

As part of their school's War and Memory Legacy Project, students conducted original research relating to alumni who served in Second World War.

Teaching / 2014

Michael Berry

To learn about the history of Canada's economic policies, Michael Berry's students travel in a time machine and "meet" seven different Prime Ministers.

Teaching / 2014

Connie Wyatt Anderson

As a teacher in Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba, Connie has designed a unit on the First World War that incorporates First Nations' perspectives and focuses on the experiences of Aboriginal people.

Teaching / 2014

Manon St-Hilaire

Manon St-Hilaire’s Grade 6 class created four audio books to add to the audio corner of the school library. These books were written from a historical perspective and designed for each of the four learning modules for students in grades 1 through 4: Canadian art and artists, transportation, Heritage Fairs and Aboriginal culture and history.

Teaching / 2014

Gérald Charron

Gerald Charron's students participated in a project to recognize the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland. After completing a novel student about the event, students broke out into groups to investigate four themes relating to the ship's sinking: territory / land, population, economy, and the St. Lawrence River.

Teaching / 2014

The Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee

The Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee came together in 2012 to plan a multi-faceted centennial remembrance for the greatest Canadian maritime disaster ever to occur on the Great Lakes.

Community Programming / 2014

La Société historique du Cap-Rouge

The Cap-Rouge Trestle (Tracel de Cap-Rouge) allowed Wilfrid Laurier to realize his 1896 project of building a second coast-to-coast railroad. The trestle was commemorated in 2013 thanks to the efforts of the Cap-Rouge Historical Society (Société historique du Cap-Rouge), which highlighted the hundredth anniversary of its commissioning.

Community Programming / 2014

Boomtown Trail Community Initiatives Society

Local residents, museums, university, and historical societies team up to research and provide the stories needed to develop characters from eastern Alberta’s past.

Community Programming / 2013

Corporation Spect-Arts

Histoires de quartiers — circuit St-François is an historical walking tour led by the Corporation Spect Arts Trois-Rivières. The tour tells of the golden age of once-thriving neighbourhoods — districts which in recent decades have faced significant challenges.

Community Programming / 2013

Écomusée du fier monde

A year-long exhibit pays tribute to 41 local citizens of the Centre-Sud district of Montreal with innovative portraits and biographies.

Museums / 2013