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

CBHA Talk ‘The History of Business and Philanthropy’ Now Posted for Viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The recent CBHA/ACHA Talk on The History of Business and Philanthropy is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube channel. Panelists Patricia Hardy, Professor Charles Harvey, and Steven Ayer discuss the historical interplay of business with philanthropy in light of the generally accepted notion that the prime function of

Upcoming CBHA Webinar Talk: The History of Business and Philanthropy

Register and join us for the next CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk on The History of Business and Philanthropy. This Talk will be held in conjunction with the CBHA/ACHA Annual General Meeting. Date: Wednesday January 26th, 2022Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pmLocation: Zoom (see below) It is generally understood that the prime

Canadian Business History Association’s 2022-23 Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship Open for Applications

The Canadian Business History Association (CBHA), is offering support for a research project in an area of Canadian business history. Applicants are encouraged to think creatively in developing proposals that will result in an academic product (scholarly article, book project, digital, oral or public history project) that advances our understanding of some

CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk “Fortunes & Family Feuds: The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies” Now Posted on YouTube

The Canadian Business History Association’s public presentation of Fortunes & Family Feuds: The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies, held on December 16th, is now available for viewing on the organizations YouTube Channel. This fascinating talk was moderated by Professor Dimitry Anastakis, Chair of the CBHA. Panelists included: Rod

New Book Review Added

Andrea Benoit, Viva M·A·C: Aids, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of M·A·C Cosmetics, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. x + 278pp., illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN /9781487500405, $82.00, Paper; ISBN 9781487520281, $31.05. Read the book review HERE.

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