Thursday, October 20, 2016

Prize Watch: Berton Award for Merna Forster

Historian Merna Forster, director of the University of Victoria's Great Canadian Mysteries Project, and entrepreneur of  -- but particularly notable recently as the force behind the successful campaign to put some (non-British, uncrowned) women on the Canadian money -- has been named the winner of the 2016 Pierre Berton Award for Popular Canadian History. The Berton doubles as the Governor General's Award in Popular History, and will be presented by David Johnston at Rideau Hall on November 28.
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