To Preserve, Present, and Engage/Préserver, présenter et engager
The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Business History Association.
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Agenda will include:
Guest speaker will be author Charlotte Gray who will present on the release of her most recent book 'Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise'. The book investigates the unsolved death of Sir Harry Oakes, Canadian gold mining tycoon and once the richest man in the British Empire. Charlotte Gray is an award-winning author of eleven non-fiction bestsellers include The Promise of Canada: People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country, The Massey Murder; Gold Diggers, Striking It Rich in the Klondike; Reluctant Genius, the Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell and Sisters in the Wilderness, The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill. She is an adjunct research professor in the Department of History at Carleton University, and holds honorary degrees from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, the University of Ottawa and Queen's University. She was awarded the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography in 2002 and the Pierre Berton Prize for distinguished achievement in popularizing and promoting Canadian history in 2003. She has won or been nominated for most of the major non-fiction awards in Canada. In 2004 she served on the jury for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. In 2007, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.