7 July - Thunder Bay & Orillia
Alumna Crystal Sissons (HBA 2003, BED 2003) has been awarded The Ontario Historical Society's Alison Prentice Award for her book Queen of the Hurricanes: The Fearless Elsie MacGill (Second Story Press). Established in 1998, the Alison Prentice Award was created to honour the best book on women’s history published in the past three years. It was named after Dr. Alison Prentice, a distinguished scholar in the field of Women’s History and Studies in Education. Crystal received the award at the Society’s 127th Annual General Meeting held on 20 June at the Ismaili Centre in Toronto.