Author Archives: Lauren Naus

Dr. William J. Smyth to Receive the 2016 Floyd S. Chalmers Award!

The Champlain Society is pleased to announce that Dr. William J. Smyth, geographer and President emeritus of the National University of Ireland (Maynooth), is the winner of the 2016 Floyd S. Chalmers Award for his book Toronto, The Belfast of … Continue reading

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Champlain Society Member Bill Waiser’s new book on pre-1905 Saskatchewan

Bill Waiser, Long-standing member of the Champlain Society, and a former member of the Governing Council, has just published A World We Have Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905 (Fifth House Press).  Waiser examines the early history of Saskatchewan through an Aboriginal and environmental lens.  He has … Continue reading

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2015 Annual General Meeting: November 7, 2015

Save the date! The Champlain Society’s 2015 Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday November 7, 2015. As in years past, the afternoon will offer stimulating speakers and the winner of the Floyd S. Chalmers Award for the best … Continue reading

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Sir John A. Macdonald’s 200th Birthday Celebration!

The Friends of Sir John A Macdonald Toronto invite you to attend Sir John A. Macdonald’s 200th birthday celebration being held on Saturday January 10, 2015 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Tickets include a three course dinner and … Continue reading

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Dr. Donald Smith Receives the 2014 Floyd S. Chalmers Award 

The Champlain Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Donald Smith, professor emeritus of history at the University of Calgary, is the winner of the 2014 Floyd S. Chalmers Award for his book Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices From Nineteenth-Century Canada. … Continue reading

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The Champlain Society: 2014 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Champlain Society will take place at 2pm-5pm on Saturday, 18 October, in the theatre of the City of Toronto Archives building at 255 Spadina Road. As in years past, the afternoon will offer stimulating … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Neighbours, the Algonquins: Antoine Pakinawatik

Over the course of the last year, The Manor Park Chronicle has published a series of articles, authored by local historian Robert Serré, which offer readers a glimpse into who inhabited the land that is now Manor Park. “Getting to … Continue reading

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