Award Recipients

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Lisa Howell

After conducting research, listening to stories from Elders, and speaking with experts, Lisa Howell’s Grade 5 and 6 students used their knowledge to write and film a Public Service Announcement about Jordan’s Principle.

Teaching / 2018

Paul Paterson

Inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation in 2017, Paul Paterson’s students formed a classroom think tank to create a vision for Canada in the year 2070.

Teaching / 2018

Temma Frecker

Temma Frecker’s middle school students delved into the timely debate around commemorating controversial historical figures by examining the case study of the statue of Sir Edward Cornwallis.

Teaching / 2018

Lisl Gunderman and Maxine Hildebrandt

Lisl Gunderman and Maxine Hildrebrandt’s students participated in a cultural exchange where they explored topics from both the traditional Indigenous knowledge and Western science perspectives and incorporated research and writing, traditional storytelling, and land-based learning.

Teaching / 2018

Eric Chassé

After having conducted research on a historical building typical of New France, Eric Chassé’s students were required to build a scale model of the selected structure.

Teaching / 2018

Elsbeth Heaman

Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917 makes an original and compelling contribution to our knowledge of how the Canadian fiscal regime was created, reformed, and received by the State, one both framing and framed by the complex interplay of diverse sets of interests, ideas, and principles.

Scholarly Research / 2018

Bill Waiser

Bill Waiser has devoted his career to building a better understanding and appreciation for our history. He has done that through the classroom, including more than three decades as a university professor, as well as in newspapers and magazines, in books, on radio and television, and in hundreds of public presentations.

Popular Media / 2018

Footprints: A Walk Through Generations

Footprints: A Walk Through Generations is an innovative exhibition that applies Cree knowledge and embodies the spirit of reconciliation. 

Museums / 2018

Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots Oral History Project

Between 1905 and 1912, as many as 1,500 African Americans moved from the United States to Western Canada in hopes of finding a better life. The Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots interviewed nineteen descendants of these early settlers about their experiences of relocating and living in the Canadian prairies.

Community Programming / 2018

Jean-François Gosselin

Recipient of the 2018 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Teaching / 2018