The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering produces print publications, a web site and programs for oral history; places historical plaques on railway trestles, bridges and canals; and maintains a recognition program for members who contribute to the promotion and preservation of engineering's past.
The National History Committee of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering’s mandate:
"To record and preserve whatever tangible evidence remains of the significant works of earlier generations of Civil Engineers and through suitable publications and publicity to make the general public and even engineers themselves, more aware of the importance of Civil Engineering in the historic development and welfare of Canada."
More Berton recipients
In 2001, we recognized the CBC and Mark Starowicz for the epic 17-part history series, Canada: A People's History.
Author of nineteen books, recognized for his major contributions in documenting Canadian corporate and business history in an accessible way.
CBC Radio journalist — Bob Johnstone, honoured for his “Today in History,” radio vignettes.
The CRB Foundation won for producing its popular Heritage Minutes series, the 60-second mini-movies highlighting Canada's past, seen in theatres and on French and English television. Now known as the Historica Minutes.
Jacques Lacoursière is a prolific and renowned French-Canadian author and historian who is to Québec, what Pierre Berton is to English Canada.