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:

Open Letter from the CHA Protesting the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Copyright Act

12 May 2022 Dear Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, he Canadian Historical Association is writing to express its opposition to the proposed amendments to Canada’s Copyright Act as outlined...

Juno Beach Threatened by Proposed Luxury Seaside Condos

Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, The Canadian Historical Association calls on the federal government to use its influence to convince the French authorities to stop the building of luxury seaside...

The Federal Government Needs to Ensure that the Records of Indian Residential Schools Are Accessible to Researchers and Survivors

Ottawa, 15 December 2021  Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, The Canadian Historical Association (CHA) is greatly concerned by the recent news that certain records related to the operation of the...

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....

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