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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The Logic of Canadian Federal Government Deficit Spending

With the federal government’s decision, in presenting its recent budget, to go C$30 billion into deficit spending, let’s discuss the logic of Canadian federal government deficit spending.  What […]

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