Canada’s Federal Budget and Mathematical Literacy

Canada’s Federal Budget and Mathematical Literacy First posted Friday, April 8, 2022 / Yom shishi, 7 Nisan, 5782 By David Orenstein, Danforth CTI, Retired Ever since I retired from teaching high school mathematics, almost ten years ago, I’ve often wondered whether I and my colleagues had improved Canadian society. Or asked another way, is there … Continue reading Canada’s Federal Budget and Mathematical Literacy

CSHPM 2022 Preliminary Programme

Preliminary Programme for CSHPM 2022 at CFHSS Congress, Now Available First posted Monday, March 28, 2022 / Yom sheni, 25 Adar II, 5782 By David Orenstein, Danforth CTI, Retired The Preliminary Programme for the 2022 Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics (CSHPM) (at the Canadian Federation of the Humanities … Continue reading CSHPM 2022 Preliminary Programme

Jarrell Prize Winner, 2020-21: Sara Spike

The CSTHA is pleased to announce the biennial winner of the Jarrell Prize. This prize was established in 2015 in honour of the CSTHA’s founding member, Dr. Richard Jarrell, and recognizes the best article published in Scientia Canadensis over the previous two years. It comes with an award of $500. On behalf of the CSTHA, … Continue reading Jarrell Prize Winner, 2020-21: Sara Spike

CSTHA Annual General Meeting, March 18th

Dear Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association members, A friendly reminder that the CSTHA's Annual General Meeting is taking place this Friday, March 18th, on Zoom from 1-3pm EST. If you have not done so already, please register for the meeting here: https://ingeniumcanada.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqf--gpjsrE9Q0xP4VXmR4jigYdvvjpjUZ The executive will report on activities over the past year. Members will … Continue reading CSTHA Annual General Meeting, March 18th

Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman

Flash News! Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman! One Hundred Years Ago Today   Another 2022 Anniversary in the History of Canadian Science and Technology First posted Friday, March 4, 2022 / Yom shishi, Rosh Chodesh Adar II, 5782 By David Orenstein Last year, in another post (August 20, 2021), I was … Continue reading Montreal Engineer Robert Alexander Ross Resigns as NRC Chairman

On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822)

On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822) The 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, February 25, 2022 / Yom shishi, 24 Adar I, 5782. By David Orenstein Last April, when I was on my way to get my first anti-CoViD 19 Pfizer vaccination, at the … Continue reading On Looking into Gourlay’s Statistical Account of Upper Canada (1822)

Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year

Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year The 2022 Anniversaries in the History of Canadian Science and Technology. First posted Friday, February 18, 2022 / Yom shishi, 17 Adar I, 5782. By David Orenstein Last month we looked at the various Canadian STEM&M Centennials and Semi-Centennials we can celebrate in 2022. This … Continue reading Some More 2022 Canadian STEM&M Anniversaries to Celebrate This Year

Call for Contributors – NobelCanadian Project

View PDF Here Defining Moments Canada (DMC), a digital heritage education platform, is seeking external consultants, experts, scholars, and writers to contribute insightful, project-relevant articles and/or strategic educational development to their website – in this case, for the purposes of the NobelCanadian commemorative project. Following our commemoration of Dr. Gerhard Herzberg’s 1971 Nobel Prize win in … Continue reading Call for Contributors – NobelCanadian Project