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OTTAWA, ON – February 26, 2020 – Canadian historical services firm Know History Inc. has been named the recipient of the U.S.-based National Council on
You might remember our discussion of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 from our Summer Road Trip Series on Canada’s East Coast (S2E13).
You bought your ticket, you take your seat, the lights go down, the curtain goes up, and your history lesson begins. Okay, maybe we don’t
Traditional haunted houses, the Addams Family, Dracula, a crow sitting atop a gravestone, a widow wearing a black veil—there is no denying that Halloween
Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government, museums, and heritage groups. With exciting new research projects starting
We can all name video games with history in them: Age of Empires, Assassin’s Creed, or the classic Oregon Trail. But have you ever thought about the
This month marks the much-anticipated premiere of the Downton Abbey movie, the follow-up to the massively popular television. In this episode, we are joined by guest host
Our summer road trip series concludes in Central Canada as we explore sites in Ontario and Quebec. Locations include Fort Henry, Toronto’s Necropolis, Neys Provincial
Our summer road trip series continues with stops in Western Canada! We begin in Haida Gwaii in British Columbia before making our way across the
Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government, and heritage groups. With recent growth we are looking to
Come join our growing Calgary team! Know History is a Canadian firm that provides historical research services to Indigenous organizations, government and heritage groups. We
We take to the road again on our Canadian summer road trip. In this episode, our intrepid hosts visit the Great White North: Yukon, Nunavut,
This summer, Notice History is taking listeners on a virtual cross-Canada road trip to explore some of our country’s best historic sites, landmarks, and museums.
Whether it is their history or architecture that captivates you, or whether you’ve encountered them in person, on pages, or on screen, you would be
A family hiding in a neighbour’s apartment, a briefcase full of stolen documents, the exposure of a new enemy, and the start of an international
Know History is pleased to welcome Lyle Dick to our team. One of Canada’s leading experts in Arctic, Inuit, and Canadian history, Lyle enjoyed a
In the final episode of our History at Work series, archivist Emily MacDonald joins us to chat about her work at Library and Archives Canada.
In the penultimate episode of our History at Work series, Keely and Nick are joined by Parks Canada conservator Danny Doyle. Danny is also a
This week, our History at Work series continues with an interview with Candice McCavitt, Manager of Development at Heritage Toronto. We all love taking history
The famous Massey Foundation (established in 1896) was the first charitable trust of its kind in Canada. It is often referred to as the first
The second installment of our History at Work series is an interview with educator Grant Rivard, a long-time history enthusiast and an advocate for history
About the Episode In this first episode of our History at Work series, we are joined by Kaitlin Wainwright, Director of Programming at Heritage Toronto.
About the Episode “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” – Cassandra Clare Many of us have to
About the Episode As George Jellinek once said: “The history of a people are found in its songs.” Our hosts Robin and Nick are joined,
This piece was written by our KH Associate Paige Foley, based in our Calgary Office. February 28th, 2019, the Military Museums of Calgary hosted a
About the Episode This week, we celebrate Black History Month by profiling the lives and achievements of four Black Canadians: Mary-Joseph Angelique, Portia White, Violet
About the Episode In our second season opener, we are joined by Deborah Dobbins and Dr. Jenna Bailey to discuss their recent oral history project
This piece is the result of a collaborative effort from our team! Thanks go to Sara Wilmshurst, who wrote the main body of the article,
During the holiday break KH Senior Associate Anna Kuntz along with her family visited the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton, Alberta. Below is a short
About the Episode Whether it’s your favourite holiday treat or something to which you turn up your nose, there is no denying that fruitcake has
About the Episode Have you ever bought something from a catalogue? If so, what? A sweater, a duvet set, a house? (That last one was
KH Senior Associate Elina Hill is a big fan of our podcast, Notice History. For our upcoming episode, she penned some of her thoughts on fruitcake,
About the Episode The holiday season is finally upon us. It’s the time of year for family, friends, food, presents…and the Santa Claus Parade! Do you
About the Episode It was July 22nd, 1983. The one-year-old Canadian Constitution sat safely in the vaults of Library and Archives Canada until Toronto art
About the Episode Guest host Meghan Lundigran, a PhD candidate at Carleton University, explores the ways in which social media informs visitor experience and engagement with
In 2018, Know History launched the Know History Scholarship at Western University’s Public History Program. Every year, one public history graduate student gets an internship
About the Episode In this special crossover episode of Notice History, we are taken over by the Haunted Talks podcast – just in time for
About the Episode Thanksgiving: a time of year where we get together with friends and family, have a great meal, and give thanks for what
About the Episode The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa is Canada’s national military and war museum. If you have ever visited the CWM, you know