Advocacy

Advocacy

CHA members have access to a Legal Fund in copyright infringement, libel or plagiarism cases.

The CHA tries to represent the interest of all historians in Canada regardless of their area of research with respect to a wide variety of matters including:

Reduction in service at Library Archives Canada

The CHA appreciates the challenges that Covid-19 have created: lockdowns and restrictions of various types have placed enormous burdens on all organizations, both public and private, regardless of...

Media Coverage/Reaction to the Canadian Historical Association’s Canada Day Statement Recognizing the Genocide of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Compiled by Steven High, President of the Canadian Historical Association (17 September 2021) A number of our members have asked the Canadian Historical Association to compile the media...

The History of Violence Against Indigenous Peoples Fully Warrants the Use of the Word “Genocide”

Canada Day Statement The Canadian Historical Association, which represents 650 professional historians from across the country, including the main experts on the long history of violence and...

The CHA expresses its concern about ongoing problems accessing historical information generated by Canada’s security services

Caroline Maynard Information Commissioner of Canada 30 Victoria Street  Gatineau, Quebec K1A 1H general@oic-ci.gc.ca  Dear Commissioner Maynard, I am writing on behalf of the Canadian...

CHA Statement on the proposed destruction of the National Archives of India

In December 2020 the Government of India began what it called the Central Vista Redevelopment Project in New Delhi.  This massive restructuring will see the demolition and relocation of the National...

Laurentian University - The CHA encourages the Ontario government to minimize the damage done by taking action to protect research money and collective agreements negotiated in good faith in the public sector

Ottawa, 19 May 2021 PDF The Hon. Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Dear Mr. Ford: The Canadian Historical Association has already expressed its...

Alberta Curriculum Reform

The Honourable Adriana LaGrange, Minister of Education  228 Legislature Building 10800 - 97 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5K 2B6 education.minister@gov.ab.ca    PDF Dear Minister LaGrange, The...

Violation of copyright

Ottawa, 21 April 2021 Ms. Helen Kennedy Executive Director Egale Canada 120 Carlton Street, Suite 217 Toronto, ON M5A 4K2 Dear Ms. Kennedy: It has come to my attention that Egale has...

Preserving the rights of Franco-Ontarians to French-language post-secondary education

    An Open Letter from the Institut d'Histoire de l'Amérique française and the Canadian Historical Association   PDF Montreal | Ottawa, 19 April 2021 Hon. Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario Hon....

Preserving the Mission of Laurentian University

       An Open Letter from the Canadian Historical Association and the Institut d'Histoire de l'Amérique française to Prime Minister Doug Ford   PDF Government of Ontario's...

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) facility in Seattle

PDF 8 February 2021 Neera Tanden Director (Nominee) Office of Management and Budget United States Government 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Ms. Tanden, The Canadian...

Alberta’s kindergarten to grade 4 curricula

Ottawa, 9 November 2020 Premier Jason Kenney's Response Premier Jason Kenney Office of the Premier 307 Legislature Building 10800 - 97 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2B6...

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