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Did Sitting Bull Die For Canada's Sins?

Robert Waite | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

Little Bighorn, MT -- Some say George Custer died for the White Man's sins. What I hadn't heard before was that Sitting Bull, the great Hunkpapa Lakot...

Q&A With Sunny Uppal

Samuel Getachew | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Impact
Samuel Getachew

During the Asian Heritage Month in Canada, The Historica-Dominion Institute hosted an event that focused on the children of first-generation Asian Canadian immigrants. Sunny Uppal was one of its two speakers. Here is his story.

#NewHeritageMinutes Ideas On Twitter

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics

Remember the Heritage Minutes, those endearing shorts that highlighted dramatic (and sometimes, not so dramatic) moments in Canadian history? The ...

Poll: Canadians Getting More Patriotic

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Style

The provocative results of a new survey challenge the long-held notion that Canadians are reluctant to be as outwardly patriotic as their brash Americ...

TRY THIS: War Of 1812 Quiz

CP/The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada

On June 18, 200 years ago, the United States signed a declaration of war against Great Britain, pitting itself against British forces mostly in Upper ...

War Of 1812 Saved Us From THIS

CP | By John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The War of 1812 may be one of the world's oddest conflicts, if only because both sides are confident they won.A new survey suggests Canadians...

Would You Pass a Citizenship Test?

Jeremy Diamond | Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada Politics
Jeremy Diamond

If we don't ask more of our citizens when it comes to knowledge of heritage and government we can't expect them to participate meaningfully in either. And the burden of cultivating a vibrant civic culture and a Canadian identity (that tricky, ever-evasive idea of "Canadianness") falls disproportionately to our newest inductees.