The Cruikshank Medal, named after scholar and former General during the First World War, E.A. Cruikshank is awarded to individuals who demonstrated an ongoing dedication to pursuit of history in Ontario.
Dr. Thorold Tronrud Adjunct Professor of History received the OHS Cruikshank Medal for his contributions to the history of the province. He recently retired from a 35-year career as the CEO of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum; during that time he also served a 15-year term as the editor of the Ontario History Journal (OHJ) for the Ontario History Society.
Dr. Tronrud receiving the Cruikshank Medal was published in December on the local news website tbnewswatch.com