Award Recipients

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Daraius M. Bharucha and Stefano Fornazzari San Martín

The idea for the project “My Place in Canadian History: Digital Storytelling with Historical Thinking Concepts” came from a simple question that was extremely relevant to both Stefano Fornazzari San Martín and Daraius M. Bharucha, given their own journeys to Canada.

Teaching / 2012

Calgary Heritage Initiative Society

In the inaugural year of Century Homes Calgary (2012), an amazing 508 households signed up to research their homes, and create and display homemade yard signs with historical information, telling their part of Calgary’s story.

Community Programming / 2012

La Meute Culturelle

Since its inception in 2002, over twenty of Lafontaine’s pioneering families have been showcased in various editions of the Musée vivant de Lafontaine.

Community Programming / 2012

Canadian War Museum

The innovative quality of the Human Library allowed the “readers” to gain an even deeper understanding of our country’s response to conflict, while creating lasting personal connections.

Museums / 2012

The Dictionary of Canadian Biography

The DCB/DBC is an extraordinary combination of scholarship and accessibility, making it our country's most reliable biographical source of information on the great names of our shared past. .

Popular Media / 2012

François-Marc Gagnon, Nancy Senior and Réal Ouellet

François-Marc Gagnon, Nancy Senior and Réal Ouellet received the award for their book, The Codex Canadensis and the Writings of Louis Nicolas

Scholarly Research / 2012

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

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