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New Book Review Added

Stefano Tijerina, Opportunity & Goodwill: Canadian Business Expansion in Colombia, 1867-1979, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2021, vii + 210pp., notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN: 978-1-4426-4686-5, $48.75. Read the book review HERE.

CBHA/ACHA Talk: Key Events in Canadian Mining History

Please join us for another of our popular CBHA/ACHA Virtual Talks.  A panel of experts from Canada’s mining industry will each present their key event in the history of the Canadian mining industry.  The talk follows the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference. Date/Time: Thursday June

INAUGURAL 2022 DESAUTELS RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARDED

The Board of the Canadian Business History Association and the Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law at the University of Winnipeg are delighted to announce  that Jean-Philip Mathieu has been awarded the 2022 Inaugural Desautels Research Fellowship.  This award is given in support of his research project  A Social

PROFESSOR MICHAEL DAHAN AWARDED CBHA/ACHA BEST ARTICLE IN CANADIAN BUSINESS HISTORY AWARD 2022

The CBHA/ACHA congratulates Professor Michel Dahan as the 2022 recipient of the CBHA/ACHA Best Article in Canadian Business History for his article published in the Canadian Historical Review:  “«Tout le monde voyage» : l’agence Hone & Rivet et les débuts de l’industrie touristique au Canada (1894–1939).”   The Jury was very

New Book Review Now Available

Werner Plumpe, Alexander Nützenadel, and Catherine R. Schenk, Deutsche Bank: The Global Hausbank, 1870-2020, trans., Patricia C. Sutcliffe, Sally Hudson Dill, and Andrew Evans, London, Bloomsbury, 2020, xvi + 736pp., figures, tables, photographs, notes, glossary, primary sources and archives, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN: 9781472977328, US$40.00. Read the book review HERE.

New Book Review Now Available

Jim Blanchard, Thinking Big: A History of the Winnipeg Business Community to the Second World War, Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications, 2021. vi + 252pp., illustrations, endnotes. Paper; ISBN 9781773370590, $24.95. Read the book review HERE.

From Wall Street to Bay Street, Documentary Preview and Panel Discussion – Now Available on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

A public introduction and panel discussion on the breakthrough financial history book “From Wall Street to Bay Street”. “From Wall Street to Bay Street” is the first book for a lay audience to tackle the similarities and differences between the financial systems of Canada and the United States. Christopher Kobrak

New Book Review Now Available

Stephen R. Bown, The Company: The Rise and Fall of The Hudson’s Bay’s Empire, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2020, ix + 486pp., illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 9780385694070, $37.00, Paper; ISBN 9780385694094, $24.95. Read the book review HERE.

New Book Review Now Available

Brian Gettler, Colonialism’s Currency: Money, State, and First Nations in Canada, 1820-1950, Montréal, PQ, Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020,  xvii + 301pp., figures, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 9780228001171, $120.00, Paper; ISBN 9780228001188, $37.95. Read the book review HERE. Note:  View a discussion of a talk with author Brian Gettler

Proceedings from the CBHA’s Sixth Annual General Meeting Now Available on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The proceedings from the Fiscal 2021 Canadian Business History Associations (CBHA) Annual General Meeting are now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. The proceedings include financial reports and discussion, the President’s Report from Joe Martin summarizing the accomplishments of the year, the Chair’s report from Professor Dimitry Anastakis

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