Monthly Archives: November 2020

Upcoming CBHA/ACHA Webinar: The Historical Anniversaries of the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Province of Manitoba

Register today for the fourth presentation in the CBHA/ACHA Talks series. This webinar presentation will celebrate and explore the fascinating histories of the Hudson’s Bay Company (350 years) and the Province of Manitoba (150 years). Date: Thursday December 10th, 2020Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST Speakers: Mr. Sandy Riley is

Call For Submissions: CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History Award

The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers a bi-annual prize for the Best Book in Canadian Business History, broadly defined. The prize committee encourages the submission of books from all methodological perspectives. It is particularly interested in innovative studies that have the potential to expand the boundaries

History of Coffee, Cannabis and Alcohol Industries Webinar Presentation Now Available for Viewing on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk on the fascinating history of the coffee, cannabis and alcohol industries is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. Speakers explore the transition in each of these consumption industries from a state of stigmatization to one of normalization throughout history. The presentation, moderated by

Two New Book Reviews Added

Paul Blustein, Laid Low: Inside the Crisis that Overwhelmed Europe and the IMF. Waterloo, ON: Centre for International Governance Innovation, 2016. xv + 485pp., Cloth; ISBN 978-1-928096-33-7, Cdn $110.00, Paper; ISBN 978-192-8096-25-2, Cdn $28.00. Fredrik S. Eaton, Between Stone and Stars: A Memoir. [Toronto, ON]: Barlow Books, 2018. v +

Upcoming CBHA/ACHA Webinar: The History of the Coffee, Alcohol and Cannabis Industries

Join us on Tuesday November 17th at 2:00 pm EST for this fascinating discussion on the history of three industries that have developed from being socially stigmatized to normalized. Speakers: Professor Jonathan Morris, University of Hertfordshire is a historian of consumption, with particular interests in commodities, food, marketing, retailing, and