Category Archives: Announcements

New Book Review: Kurt Heinrich on John English’s Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau: 1968-2000

Today we are publishing our fifth review by someone outside of academia of a book written by a professional historian. Public relations consultant and blogger, Kurt Heinrich, reviews English’s second bibliography of Trudeau. Read the full review HERE. If you would like to review a book for ActiveHistory.ca please send us an email: info (at) activehistory.ca

Announcing the Mississauga Library System Speakers’ Series

In this post, we announce an upcoming speakers’ series in March, April, and May 2011 at the Mississauga Library System.

An Invitation to a Free Oral History Workshop in Montreal

An invitation to a free oral history workshop sponsored by the Montreal Life Stories Project and Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling.

New ActiveHistory.ca Paper – Cancun Summit: The True Reasons for the ‘Failure’ of the Green Movement by Jean-François Mouhot

As the 2010 UN Climate summit in Cancun seems unlikely to make any significant advances, the green movement has been blamed for failing to convince the public that action on climate change is both urgent and necessary, in particular because of its refusal of technologies such as nuclear energy and geo-engineering. However, looking at a previous period of “boom and… Read more »