The hub for Canadian business history

The CBHA is the premier organization for Candian business historians and professionals looking to build connections with the past, and for the future.

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The most influential companies in Canada partner with the CBHA.

Our Mission

Preserve, Present, and Engage

We aim to encourage more studies of Canadian enterprise, help build and maintain well-structured open business archives, provide a forum for business historians and professionals to connect, and encourage research projects on relevant subjects via resources and funding.

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Call for Papers: Climate and Business/The Business Climate

"Climate and Business/The Business Climate" aims to bring together scholars interested in exploring the intersections between business and the environment.

Book Review

Lessons from a Successfully Export-Oriented, Resource-Rich Economy: Quantitative Adventures into Canada’s Past

Read CBHA member Vincent Geloso's review of Morris Altman's "Lessons from a Successfully Export-Oriented, Resource-Rich Economy: Quantitative Adventures into Canada’s Past".

Book Review

The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War

Read CBHA member Matthew J. Bellamy's review of Nicholas Mulder's "The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War".

Book Review

Thanks for the Business: K.C. Irving, Arthur Irving, and the Story of Irving Oil

Read CBHA member Dimitry Anastakis' review of Donald Savoie's “Thanks for the Business: K.C. Irving, Arthur Irving, and the Story of Irving Oil".

Book Review

Big Men Fear Me: The Fast Life and Quick Death of Canada's Most Powerful Media Mogul

Read CBHA member Tim Kennish's review of Mark Bourrie's "Big Men Fear Me: The Fast Life and Quick Death of Canada's Most Powerful Media Mogul".