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
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
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.
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
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,
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
CBHA/ACHA Chair Professor Dimitry Anastakis is pleased to co-host an informative, complimentary half-day conference focused on one of the great public policy challenges of our time: the power of Big Tech. Across the North Atlantic world, governments and publics are coming to grips with the implications of just how large
William Dalrymple, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence and the Pillage of an Empire. London and New York, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019. illustrations, maps, xxxv + 522pp. illustrations, maps. Cloth; ISBN: 9781635573954, £27.49, US $35.00. Read the book review HERE.
The Canadian Business History Association is pleased to welcome National Bank Financial (NBF) as a Charter Corporate Member. National Bank Financial Markets (https://nbfm.ca/) is the trading and investment management arm of National Bank of Canada. National Bank, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups, and
Canadian Business History Association Membership Now Includes 1 Year Subscription to Canada’s History Magazine
The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce that a complimentary one-year subscription to Canada’s History magazine is now included in all levels of membership. Discover Canadian history as you’ve never seen it before. Each issue of Canada’s History is a treasure of Canadian stories waiting to be discovered — a mix of engaging