Conference – 2017

PRESENTING SPONSORS:

 

150 YEARS OF CANADIAN BUSINESS HISTORY

Date:   September 11-12, 2017

Location:  Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Presenting Sponsors: Power Corporation of Canada, Great-West Lifeco

Partner Sponsors:  Historica Canada, Deloitte, TD Bank Group, Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History

Co-Presenters: Historica Canada; Canada’s History Society; Michael Lee Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship; Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg; Department of History, University of Toronto; Economics Department, University of Toronto; Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History - Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Synopsis:  A national 2-day conference to highlight 150 Years of Canadian Business, presented in conjunction with Canada’s Sesquicentennial birthday celebrations.  The conference is multi-disciplinary and open to participation by academics, business leaders, professional archivists and the public.

The conference will present a range of session topics on business sectors that have played an important role in shaping the Canadian economy since Confederation.  Keynote dinner and luncheon speakers will be presented by high-profile experts and will address broad issues on several topics.

An edited book will be published and include selected papers presented at the conference.  A permanent digital archive of the conference and the book publication will be maintained with free public access.

PAPERS PRESENTED

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