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CBHA Member Tour – TD Bank Group Art & Archives

TD Bank Group invites members of the CBHA to an exclusive tour of the Bank’s Archives and Corporate Art Collection.  Established in 1976 with a mandate to identify, acquire, and preserve the administrative and historical records documenting the Bank’s people, products and services, TD’s Archives Department is now a vibrant and collaborative

CBHA/ACHA Annual General Meeting Now Available on YouTube Channel

The Annual General Meeting of the CBHA/ACHA held on January 14th, 2019 is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube channel. The video can be viewed HERE.

New Book Review Added

Janis Thiessen, Snacks: A Canadian Food History. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press, 2017. v + 344pp., illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Paper; ISBN 978-0-88755-799-6, Cdn $27.95, PDF; ISBN 978-0-88755-529-9, Cdn $25.00, EPUB; ISBN 978-0-88755- 527-5, Cdn $25.00. Read the book review HERE.

Reminder: CBHA/ACHA Annual General Meeting

A reminder to attend the Annual General Meeting of the CBHA/ACHA scheduled for Monday January 14th, 2019 at the Rotman School of Business, 105 St George Street, Toronto from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Guest Speaker will be distinguished historian and lawyer C. Ian Kyer. He will speak on the

New Book Review Added

Richard J. Grace, Opium and Empire: The Lives of William Jardine and James Matheson.Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014, 2016. xvii + 453pp., illustrations, maps,notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-0-7735-4452-9, Cdn $34.95, Paper; ISBN 978-0-7735-4726-1, Cdn $ 29.95. Read the book review HERE.

Invitation to Lecture: How to get Businesses to Start Valuing their Archives

CBHA/ACHA members and their guests are invited to a special lecture at McGill University titled Keep or Shred? How to get Businesses to Start Valuing their Archives.  In this presentation, head of communication and editorial services Anders Sjöman will share thoughts and learnings from the Centre for Business History in Stockholm (

Preview Video for the Documentary on the History of the Canadian Financial System

A preview video is now available for the upcoming documentary on the history of the Canadian financial system.  Titled Stability and Crisis: The History of the Canadian Financial System, the documentary is produced by acclaimed director Kevin Ferraday and will be released in spring 2019. This documentary is based on

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

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