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Introducing the Keynote Speakers – 150 Years of Canadian Business Conference

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for its upcoming sesquicentennial conference 150 Years of Canadian Business: Mr. Robert McIntosh, Director-General, Library & Archives Canada The Role of the Archives in Canada’s Business History Keynote Lunch: September 11th Mr Jim Leech, Former Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers Pension

Registration Now Open for 2017 Annual Conference – 150 Years of Canadian Business History

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its annual conference – 150 Years of Canadian Business History. The conference will be held on September 11th-12th at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.  There will be sixteen individual sessions presented by academics and business

CBHA/ACHA Adds Two New Board Members

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce the appointment of two additional members to its Board of Directors:  Donica Belisle is Associate Professor of History at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, located in Treaty 4.  Her research explores how hierarchies of social power have emerged over long periods.  Much of her work, including the book Retail Nation (2011), explores the

CBHA/ACHA-sponsored Corporate Oral History Workshop

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to be sponsoring a Corporate Oral History Workshop at the Oral History Centre (OHC) of the University of Winnipeg. Date:  Saturday October 14th, 2017 This workshop will be a full day, and will provide everything corporate archivists and business historians need to conduct their own oral

Author Book Launch ‘Finding John Rae’ Now on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

Author Alice Jane Hamilton’s book launch for her new book Finding John Rae is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel. You can view the video HERE.

Member and Public Invite – Techniques of the Corporation Conference Keynote Speaker

Please join us for the Techniques of the Corporation conference keynote by Professor Joseph Dumit (UC Davis, Anthropology) on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 4-6 at the George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto. A reception will follow the talk. The abstract for the talk is listed above, and our poster is attached.

New Member Book Added

The book Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 From 1960-1990 (Athabasca University Press) 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

Reminder: CBHA/ACHA Book Prize, Research Fellowship Applications Due March 31st

A reminder that the final date for submissions for the CBHA/ACHA Prize for Best Book in Canadian Business History and the CBHA/ACHA Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship is March 31st. CBHA/ACHA Prize for Best Book in Canadian Business History:  Read the details here.  Four copies of a book must accompany a nomination

Invitation to Book Launch: ‘Finding John Rae’ by Author Alice Jane Hamilton

CBHA/ACHA members are cordially invited to the official book launch of Finding John Rae by author Alice Jane Hamilton, a direct descendant of arctic explorer John Rae. This creative nonfiction biography of the celebrated Arctic explorer Dr. John Rae begins in 1854 when, on a mapping expedition to the Boothia Peninsula,

CBHA/ACHA Member Book Now Available for Pre-Order

The newest book by CBHA/ACHA members Joe Martin and the late Chris Kobrak is now available for pre-order. From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance (University of Toronto Press) explores the similarities and differences between the financial systems of Canada and the

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