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News 2014:

Chancellor Emeritus, Lynton “Red” Wilson is honoured for public service. Daily News details. Dr. Jennifer Bonnell’s book Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley” will be released by the University of Toronto Press in September 2014. A launch for the book is taking place Wednesday, October 8th at 7:00 p.m. at…

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News 2013:

History Welcome Reception 2013! This year the Department of History held the Graduate Welcome Reception at the University Club. See Pictures Future Home of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History The faculty of Humanities video coverage of the L.R. Wilson Building kick-off has been posted on the faculty’s youtube channel. You can view the video…

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News 2012:

Between the Lines Wins $10,000 2012 Wilson Prize for Publishing Canadian History. Dr. Stuart Henderson’s recent book was featured on a podcast by The New Books in History. His book “Making the Scene: Yorkville and Hip Toronto in the 1960s” also won a Clio Award for best book (Ontario), and most recently, won a second…

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The War of 1812

The War of 1812 The lecture hall, filled with the buzz and chatters of children, fell silent when Dr. Nelles strode to the podium

News 2011:

H.V. Nelles’ book, with Matthew Evenden and Christopher Armstrong, The River Returns: An Environmental History of the Bow, short listed for the Macdonald Prize, the Dafoe Prize and the ….Prize for Science Writing.

The Wilson Prize is named for L.R. (Red) Wilson, a major supporter of the discipline of Canadian History, both through Historica, which he co-founded, and the Wilson Institute for Canadian History, which he funded in co-operation with McMaster University. MORE

Red Wilson Speaks

Lynton (Red) Wilson’s remarks at the university’s Rememberance Day Service. MORE