Million Dollar Quest – We Made It!

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce that the organization reached our goal of raising $1 million in additional endowed funding for the organization. This success triggers the matching $1 million in endowed funding from The Wilson Foundation. Together with the generous initial donation of The Wilson Foundation, our endowed funding

New Book Review Added

Nicholas A. Lambert, The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led to Britain’s Worst Defeat of the First World War. New York, Oxford University Press, 2021. xvii + 337pp., notes, bibliography, index. Hardcover: ISBN 9780197545201, US$ 49.95. Read the book review HERE.

CBHA/ACHA Talk: Key Events in Canadian Mining History Now Available for Viewing on YouTube

The CBHA/ACHA Talk on Key Events in Canadian Mining History is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. You can view the presentation HERE. Moderator: Deborah McCombe – Technical Director Global Mining Advisory at SLR Consulting Ltd Panelists: Dr. Jacqueline Allison – Board Chair, Canstar Resources and Director

Announcing CBHA/ACHA Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship 2022-23 Recipient: Nicholas Fast

The CBHA/ACHA congratulates Nicholas Fast, the recipient of the 2022-23 CBHA/ACHA Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship in Canadian Business History. Nicholas is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Toronto whose area of interests lie in unionism in the Canadian meatpacking industry; labour and economic history; social movement. His

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


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


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.

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