The CBHA/ACHA’s recent panel discussion on Big Oil, Big Auto: History’s Lessons for Big Tech is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel. Moderator: Howard Green, noted bestselling author, communications consultant and former broadcaster.Panelists:Professor Dimitry Anastakis, University of TorontoProfessor Graham Taylor, Trent University
Donica Belisle, Purchasing Power: Women and the Rise of a Canadian Consumer Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. ix + 262pp., illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 9781442631137, $85.00, Paper; ISBN 9781442629110, $29.95. Read the book review HERE.
At the turn of the 20th century, John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil was a force to be reckoned with. In the year 1904, it controlled 91% of oil production and 85% of final sales in the United States. As a result, an antitrust case was filed against the company in
The April 14th CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk “150 Years of Canadian Banking and a Look Into the Future” is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. The Canadian Banking System has a stellar international reputation. This is NOT because of recent developments but rather it is because the Fathers
Ron Harris, Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. xiii + 465pp., maps, figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN: 9780691150772, US$39.95. Read the book review HERE.
Join us for another in our CBHA/ACHA Webinar series. 150 Years of Canadian Banking and a Look Into the Future Date: Wednesday April 14th, 2021Time: 2:00 pm EST The Canadian Banking System has a stellar international reputation. This is NOT because of recent developments but rather it is because the
The CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk of March 14th, 2021 on The Business of Archives is now available on the society’s YouTube Channel. In this presentation, our panelists delve into the issues around creating and maintaining business archives. Why are archives so important and valuable to a company and its stakeholders, what to
Robert Bickers, China Bound: John Swire & Sons and Its World, 1816-1980, London: Bloomsbury, 2020. ix + 534pp., illustrations, photographs, archival sources, notes, index. Cloth; ISBN: 9781472949943, £27.00. Matthew J. Bellamy, Brewed in the North: A History of Labatt’s. Montréal, PQ, Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019. xiii + 451pp.,
The Canadian Business History Association/l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to welcome Black & McDonald as its newest Charter Corporate Member. Black & McDonald is one of Canada’s leading multi-trade construction, facilities management and technical solutions providers. Founded in 1921, the company is celebrating its 100th anniversary
On February 19th, 2021 Dr. Andrea Benoit presented and discussed issues around corporate social responsibility that stem from research based upon her award-winning book, VIVA MAC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MAC Cosmetics (University of Toronto Press, 2019). This presentation is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel.