Welcome to the New World

The historic U.S. election result now confirms the shift underway in the developed western world from liberalism to populism.  The age of collective responsibility for social advancement, […]

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Canadian Business History Association Announces Two Awards

 

The Canadian Business History Association (CBHA/ACHA), of which I am a co-founder and Board member, announced today two new awards for students and scholars in this field […]

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Exhibition at the ROM – A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints

The ground-breaking exhibition A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints is showing at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, Canada. Featuring stunning woodblock prints, samurai armor, a […]

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Random Brexit Thoughts

 

 

 

 

 

In light of the UK’s referendum result to withdraw the country from the European Union, and the subsequent short-term turmoil in the investment markets, I present some […]

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Presentation on the History of the Canadian Financial Industry, 1900 to Today

I was honoured to recently give a presentation on the history of the Canadian financial industry from 1900 to today, at a recent economic conference held at […]

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Youth Homeless Shelter Coming to Fruition

As I have mentioned earlier, I am co-Chairing (with Ed Clark) the Project Campaign for a new LGBTQ Youth homeless centre in downtown Toronto, and I am thrilled […]

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