2019 Governor General's History Award Recipients

Canadians recognized for their commitment to keeping our history alive.

Posted January 13, 2020

Canada’s History Society is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Governor General’s History Awards. The individuals and organizations being recognized deepen our understanding of the past by highlighting lesser-known stories, representing the diversity of our experiences, and encouraging meaningful public dialogue around history.   

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Excellence in Community Programming

Presented by Canada’s History

Excellence in Museums: History Alive!

Presented by the Canadian Museums Association with the support of Ecclesiastical Insurance

Scholarly Research

Presented by the Canadian Historical Association 

Excellence in Teaching

Presented by Canada’s History with the support of TD Bank Group

Popular Media: The Pierre Berton Award

Presented by Canada’s History

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