2011

Currently showing winners from all years in all categories

St. Joseph and Area Historical Society

The St. Joseph and Area Historical Society decided to commission and produce a theatrical play, drawing almost exclusively on the talents and skills of its own citizens to recount the story of  Narcisse Cantin.The production took to a live outdoor stage where nine sold-out performances drew an attendance almost triple the community’s population.

Community Programming / 2011

Shantelle Browning-Morgan

Shantelle's course gives students of African descent an opportunity to connect with their education and see their histories and cultures reflected. While Black students feel affirmed and empowered as they became aware of the contributions made by other Blacks in Canada and worldwide, non-Black students are also impacted as they gain a deeper cultural understanding and receive a balanced sense of global contributions, both past and present.

Teaching / 2011

Sarah Beech and Chad Howie

Over four-five weeks, students relive the Seven Years’ War by researching, learning military tactics, designing an intelligence report, creating props, role-playing, and learning marching techniques. They then simulate the battle on the Plains of Abraham with over 120 grade seven students.

Teaching / 2011

Raymond Bédard

For a time, Mr. Bédard's students take on the role of museum curators to assess the historical value of old objects.

Teaching / 2011

Flora Fung

Lesson plans and projects on WWI, The Winnipeg General Strike, as well as, a Hong Kong Commemoration Ceremony, the organizing of a History Conference and the 'Portraits of Valour' Writing Contest inspire Flora's students to be more involved.

Teaching / 2011

Andrew Stickings

"Reel History" is a grade 5 class project that looks at immigration yesterday and today. Students found out what it was like to come to Canada many years ago through Pier 21 in comparison to what it is like immigrating to Canada today.

Teaching / 2011

Sylvia Smith

Under Sylvia's guidance her students booked guest speakers, developed multimedia resources, and began decorating small wooden tiles that became meaningful artifacts, each one representing a young life lost to the depredations of the Indian Residential School system.

Teaching / 2011

Michel Ducharme

Michel Ducharme received the 2011 Macdonald Prize for his book Le concept de liberté au Canada a l’époque des Révolutions atlantiques (1776-1838).

Scholarly Research / 2011

J’ai la mémoire qui tourne

In the delicious fashion of home movies, host Marcel Sabourin and well-known personalities have presented family moments ranging from marriages, making maple syrup, and watching Rocket Richard in Madison Square Garden.

Popular Media / 2011

Montréal Science Centre

In order to explore the effects of the Second World War on Montreal, this project makers mobilized people, communities, and relevant experts to help re-envisage a lively, vital, but largely unknown local history.

Museums / 2011