Award Recipients

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La Société historique du Cap-Rouge

Le Tracel de Cap-Rouge a permis à Wilfrid Laurier de concrétiser son projet de 1896 de faire un nouveau chemin de fer d’un océan à l’autre. Le Tracel, un des plus impressionnants viaducs ferroviaires du Canada, fut célébré en 2013 grâce aux efforts de la Société historique du Cap-Rouge qui souligna le centième anniversaire de sa mise en service.

Community Programming / 2014

James Daschuk

In this sweeping and disturbing account, James Daschuk chronicles the role that epidemic disease, global trade, the changing environment and government policy had on the lives of Aboriginals living on the Canadian Plains from the early eighteenth century to the end of the nineteenth.

Scholarly Research / 2014

David Alexander and Ryan McManaman

As part of their school's War and Memory Legacy Project, students conducted original research relating to alumni who served in Second World War.

Teaching / 2014

Corporation Spect-Arts

Histoires de quartiers — circuit St-François is an historical walking tour led by the Corporation Spect Arts Trois-Rivières. The tour tells of the golden age of once-thriving neighbourhoods — districts which in recent decades have faced significant challenges.

Community Programming / 2013

William C. Wicken

William C. Wicken, York University, received the 2013 award for his book The Colonization of Mi’kmaw Memory and History, 1794-1928: The King v. Gabriel Sylliboy.

Scholarly Research / 2013

Matt Henderson

Matt's blog was used as a forum to post videos, news articles, and interviews performed with First Nations leaders in relation to the Idle No More movement. From there, teachers and students from all over Canada began to add to the resources and comment on what they learned or thought of the movement itself.

Teaching / 2013

Neil Orford

As part of the CDDHS/DCMA Battlefields Project, students worked cooperatively with the archivists at the DCMA and the teaching staff at Centre Dufferin DHS in Shelburne, Ontario, conducting research which is both digital/on-line, as well as primary and oral history.

Teaching / 2013

Romy Cooper and Graeme Cotton

Romy and Graeme have revitalized the Heritage Fair at their school by designing it with a critical thinking question as the focus and teaching it as a history study rather than a social studies project, embedding historical thinking concepts into each step.

Teaching / 2013

Tim Cook

Over the past decade, acclaimed historian and author Tim Cook has championed the cause of making military history more accessible, vivid and factual.

Popular Media / 2013

Boomtown Trail Community Initiatives Society

Local residents, museums, university, and historical societies team up to research and provide the stories needed to develop characters from eastern Alberta’s past.

Community Programming / 2013