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New Book Review Added

Geoffrey Poitras of Simon Fraser University reviews the book Back From the Brink: Lessons from the Canadian Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Crisis by Paul Halpern, Caroline Cakebread, Christopher C. Nicholls and Poonam Puri (2016). Read the book review HERE.

Applications Open – Wilson/Currie Chair in Canadian Business History

       The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Canadian Business History. The complete advertisement for the position, including specifics regarding submission

Two New Book Reviews Added

David González Agudo of University of British Columbia reviews the book Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World by Deirdre Nansen McCloskey and published by University of Chicago Press (2016). Chris Armstrong of York University reviews the book From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution

Call for Papers – ASAC 2019

The Business History division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) invites you to submit a paper, extended abstract, case, symposium or workshop proposal for the 47th annual ASAC conference. The conference theme, “Harvest,” comes from our understanding of the vital role agribusiness plays in contributing to local prosperity and

Call for sponsored panels and papers for Canadian Historical Association (CHA) meeting

“Conversations across time, place, and culture,” at the University of British Columbia, June 3-5, 2019 The Canadian Business History Association/l’Association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaire (CBHA/ACHA) is an affiliated committee of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA). In this capacity the CBHA/ACHA is able to sponsor panels for the upcoming CHA Annual Meeting, which will take

Book Launch Video for ‘Becoming 150’ Now on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The book launch presentation for the CBHA/ACHA book Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History is now posted to the organization’s YouTube Channel. 150 Years of Canadian Business History was a national 2-day conference highlighting 150 Years of Canadian Business, presented in conjunction with Canada’s Sesquicentennial birthday celebrations. The

CBHA/ACHA President to Speak at Queen’s University Law School on John A. Macdonald

On Monday, October 1, Queen’s University will hold a talk entitled “In Praise of Sir John A Macdonald: Historical icon meets the PC brigade”.  Speakers will be Conrad Black, presently a columnist with the National Post, and Joe Martin, Professor of Business History at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and President of

New Book Review Added

James Hull of University of British Columbia reviews the book Buying Happiness: The Emergence of Consumer Consciousness in English Canada by Bettina Liverant and published by University of British Columbia Press (2018). Read the book review HERE.

New Member Book Added

The book Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1995:  Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities (Routlege) by CBHA/ACHA member Professor Jason Russell is now available for preview and ordering in the Member’s Books section. To see more details on this book, and review the complete list of all member’s books available for review and

RSVP Now – Book Launch Reception

Join us for a Reception and Book Launch for: Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History and From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance Author talks and special guests Tuesday September 18th, 2018 Massey College, University of Toronto 4 Devonshire Place,

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