Heather MacDougall, Activists and Advocates: Toronto’s Health Department, 1883-1983, Toronto and Oxford, Dundurn Press, 1990. Pp 297, endnotes, selected bibliography, 80 illustrations. ISBN 1-55002-072-2, $29.95 (cloth).
This article argues for a thorough re-thinking of the origins of the civil engineering profession in Canada. Working from a variety of sources, the richest being the public works papers in the National Archives of Canada, the author has assembled a list of forty-three men who practised as civil ...
Histoire des orthophonistes et audiologistes au Québec, 1940-2005. Pratiques cliniques, aspirations professionnelles et politiques de la santé. Par Julien Prud’homme. (Montréal : Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2005. xvi + 149 p., notes, bibl. isbn 2-7605-1378-5 25 $)
This paper is a history of the Science Academy of the Royal Society of Canada, from its foundation in 1882 until the early 1990s. The RSC has always had an honorific role, but it has sought a more substantive one in science, in advising government, in scientific publication (a role that it has ...
Industrie laitière et transformation agricole au Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, 1870-1950. Par Régis Thibeault. (Québec : Presses de l'Université Laval, 2008. xxi + 256 p., tab., maps, ill., bibl., ann. isbn 978-2-7637-8500-4 37,95$)
Recently published letters of Dr Karl A. Clark, who worked from 1920 to 1949 on the hot water separation process for extracting petroleum from the Athabasca oil sands, and records of Dr Clara W. Fritz, who, in the 1930s, examined the problem of pulp mill slime which weakened and discoloured paper ...