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New Book Review Posted

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  John MacKay of Wilfred Laurier University reviews the book  Harrison McCain: Single-Minded Purpose by Donald J. Savoie. Read the book review HERE.

CBHA/ACHA Announces Inaugural Recipient of Book Prize

The Canadian Business History Association – l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to announce that jury members unanimously endorsed Mark Kuhlberg’s In the Power of the Government: The Rise and Fall of Newsprint in Ontario, 1894-1932 as the winning entry in the Canadian Business History Association’s best

CBHA/ACHA Announces Inaugural Recipient of Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship

The Canadian Business History Association/l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Stefano Tijerina is the inaugural recipient of the Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship. The announcement was made at the closing reception of the CBHA/ACHA Annual Conference on 150 Years of Canadian Business History in

Not Too Late to Register for CBHA/ACHA Sesquicentennial Conference

There is still time to register for the upcoming CBHA/ACHA Sesquicentennial Conference – 150 Years of Canadian Business History.  The conference will be held on September 11th and 12th at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Highlights from the twenty presentations on offer include: – Helen Sinclair, former President

CBHA/ACHA Sponsored Workshop – Oral History, Corporate Archives, and Business History

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to sponsor a workshop with the Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg, on the subject of Oral History, Corporate Archives, and Business History. This one-day workshop will be held at the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba on October 14, 2017.  This workshop can be combined with

Additional Keynote Speaker Announcement – 150 Years of Canadian Business History Conference

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce an additional Keynote Speaker for its upcoming conference on 150 Years of Canadian Business History. Professor David A. Wilson, General Editor, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, will give the keynote talk at the closing Plenary Session on Tuesday September 12th, 2017 at 5:15 pm. A

New Book Review Posted

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Matthew Bellamy of Carleton University reviews the book  When Wheat Was King: The Rise and Fall of the Canadian-UK Grain Trade by André Magnan. Read the book review HERE.

CBHA/ACHA Book Review Section Now Online

The CBHA/ACHA Book Review section is up and running. Our inaugural review, by Daniel Simeone of McGill University, is of Robert Sweeny’s prize winning Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal 1819-1849 (MQUP, 2015). It is our hope to publish at least one review  per issue of the CBHA/ACHA newsletter The Prospectus. Our reviews

Power Corporation of Canada and Great-West Lifeco – Presenting Sponsors for the 150 Years of Canadian Business History Conference.

  The Canadian Business History Association – l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to announce that Power Corporation of Canada and Great-West Lifeco, a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, have agreed to be the Presenting Sponsors for the upcoming sesquicentennial conference 150 Years of

New Video Posted on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel – A Conversation With Bay Street Legends

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to make available a new video presentation on Canadian business history. A Conversation With Bay Street Legends: How Studying Business History Gave Us A Competitive Edge features a talk and interview with famed Canadian businessmen Lynton R. (Red) Wilson OC (Chairman, The Wilson Foundation, Chancellor –

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