Statement by Minister Guilbeault on Canada History Week

first_imgStatement by Minister Guilbeault on Canada History Week From: Canadian HeritageThis Year’s Theme for Canada History Week is “Exploring the history of Canada’s environment and climate”This week we are celebrating Canada History Week. This year’s theme, “Exploring the history of Canada’s environment and climate,” highlights historic achievement in conservation and preservation, climate science and activism, as well as Indigenous environmental stewardship in Canada.Established in 2014 to improve common understanding of Canadian history and to promote civic engagement and mutual respect among Canadians, Canada History Week is a time to reflect, learn and share.During this week and throughout the year, I encourage you to take time to discover the stories, the people and the major events that influenced the course of Canada’s environmental and climate history. You can view a digital magazine and three videos that highlight important environmental stories from Canada’s past, and share what you have learned through social media using the hashtag #HistoryWeek2020.Happy Canada History Week 2020! /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:activism, Canada, climate, conservation, digital, Discovery, environment, Government, Indigenous, Media, Minister, science, social medialast_img

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