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NCHD17 Photo album

If you were at National Capital History Day, you probably saw our roving photographer, Jana Chytilova. Jana has captured all four NCHDs, but we think she probably got her best images yet at this year’s event. Take a look back … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our NCHD17 winners!

Another National Capital History Day is now history…but what a day it was! Incredible projects and participation … and a new school as reigning champion — congratulations to Nepean High School for taking this year’s National Capital History Day trophy. … Continue reading

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It’s National Capital History Day 2017!

Today, hundreds of Ottawa-area high school students and their teachers — plus a small army of volunteer judges, workshop leaders and Hall of History reps — will gather at Carleton University for the fourth annual National Capital History Day. Students … Continue reading

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Schedule of NCHD17

The big day is almost here! For students and teachers trying to plan their schedules, here is the agenda for the day. Please remember that this year’s event takes place at Carleton University’s Richcraft Hall, formerly the River Building. Same … Continue reading

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This year’s keynote speaker: Mark O’Neill

National Capital History Day is very excited to announce this year’s keynote speaker: Mark O’Neill. Mark O’Neill is President and CEO of the federal Crown Corporation that operates the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum, Canada’s largest … Continue reading

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Check out this year’s program cover

One of the best things about National Capital History Day (besides the incredible student projects, the interactive workshops, the Hall of History, the amazing keynote address and, of course, the free lunch) is our souvenir program. The program not only contains … Continue reading

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Time is ticking …

Just a reminder that Friday, March 24 is the last day to register for National Capital History Day. Students, be sure to register for this year’s event here. And remember, if you’re entering our Essay category, you must also submit … Continue reading

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