Loans Library

All of the items in the Durham Regional Heritage Fair Loans Library are available free-of-charge to Durham teachers for as long as needed. Please email for details. Teachers in the Durham District School Board and Durham Catholic School Board will receive items through the Board courier.

Radio Minutes

In English:
1 Basketball
2 Battery-less Radio
3 Governor Frontenac
4 Halifax Explosion
5 Emily Murphy

En Francais:
6 William Aberhart
7 Paul-Emile Borduas
8 Honore Beaugrand
9 Jacques Cartier
10 Les orphelins d'Irlande

Local Heroes

1 Albert "Ginger" Goodwin
2 Tomekichi Homma
3 Kathleen McNeely

Historica Minutes

Historica Minutes are dramatic interpretations of pivotal events in Canada's history. These one-minute celebrations of bravery, innovation and perseverance are designed to spark interest and encourage further research.

Historica Footprints

One minute documentary films chronicling the stories of Canada's athletes and our sporting traditions. A dynamic split screen delivery, engaging narrative and historical accuracy make Historica Footprints an excellent compilation of Canadian sports history.

Radio Minutes

More than one hundred of Canada's defining moments and personalities - from the world's first commercial jetliner and Jackie Robinson to Alice Munro and Vimy Ridge - are captured in these 90-second dramas heard on radio stations across the country.

Historica Screen Legends

From the silent images of the 1900s, to the technological innovations of the 21st century, Canadians have played not only prominent but crucial roles in the history of film.

Narrated by renowned film and stage actor Colm Feore, the Historical Screen Legens 60-second television vignettes portray the extraordinary lives of Canadians who left their cities, towns and farms to make their mark on the world's screens.

Limited Edition Military Minutes

In celebration of the Year of the Veteran and the opening of the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, The Historica Foundation of Canada is pleased to present this limited edition DVD featuring 14 military-themed Historica Minutes.


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