Award Recipients

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Gérald Charron

Gerald Charron's students participated in a project to recognize the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland. After completing a novel student about the event, students broke out into groups to investigate four themes relating to the ship's sinking: territory / land, population, economy, and the St. Lawrence River.

Teaching / 2014

The Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee

The Great Lakes Storm of 1913 Remembrance Committee came together in 2012 to plan a multi-faceted centennial remembrance for the greatest Canadian maritime disaster ever to occur on the Great Lakes.

Community Programming / 2014

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

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

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

Écomusée du fier monde

A year-long exhibit paystribute to 41 local citizens of the Centre-Sud district of Montreal with innovative portraits and biographies.

Museums / 2013

Catherine MacDonald

"History in their Hands: Creating Young Historians Through Archaeology" developed out of a grade twelve native studies and archaeology credit which Cathy has taught since 1996.

Teaching / 2013

Lucie Jean-Mercier

The students’ assignment was to design a mock interview based on real events faced by an immigrant arriving in Canada at the turn of the twentieth century. The goal of the work was to better understand the experiences, challenges, and hopes of new arrivals to the country.

Teaching / 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