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

Canadian Business History Association Webinar Reminder – Pandemics and Business History

A reminder to register for the upcoming CBHA/ACHA webinar ‘Pandemics and Business History: Lessons From the Past’ to be held on Friday October 30th at 2:00 pm EST. The 1918-20 influenza pandemic has been cited often as one of the few relatively recent events that is comparable to the current

New Book Review Added

Graham D. Taylor, Imperial Standard: Imperial Oil, Exxon, and the Canadian Oil Industry from 1880. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, 2019. xii + 368pp., maps, figures, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Paper; ISBN 978-1-77385-035-1, $39.99, EPUB; ISBN 978-1-77385-038-2, MOBI; ISBN 978-1-77385-039-9. Read the book review HERE.

Gold Webinar Presentation Now Available on CBHA YouTube Channel

The CBHA/ACHA webinar presentation The Price of Gold – Lessons From Previous Price Cycles is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel. Gold has been an alluring commodity for centuries as both an investment, an industrial input, and a consumer product. With the price of gold hitting all-time

Redpath Sugar Ltd Joins Canadian Business History Association as Corporate Member

The Canadian Business History Association is pleased to welcome Redpath Sugar Ltd. as a Charter Corporate Member.  Redpath Sugar Ltd, who markets and sells sugar products in Canada under the Redpath Brand, is a Canadian sugar refining company that was established in 1854 with the first facility to refining cane sugar in Montreal,

Remarks on The History of the Gold Market by Tony Fell Now Available

The presentation on The History of the Gold Market by Tony Fell, legendary former Chairman and CEO of RBC Dominion Securities, the corporate and investment banking subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, and member of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, is now available on the CBHA/ACHA website. View the

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