Awards and Honours

2018          M. Elizabeth Arthur Award (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society), co-recipient
2016          Honorable Mention, Floyd S. Chalmers Award for Best Book in Ontario History 
                  (The Champlain Society
)
2016          Northwestern Ontario Visionary Award 20 under 40 (SHIFT: Thunder Bay's Young                        Professionals Network)
2015          M. Elizabeth Arthur Award (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society)
2015          Gertrude H. Dyke Award (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society)
2015          Canadian Forces Liaison Council's Award of Excellence for Best Practices in 
                  Employer Support: Educational Institution, Manitoba (awarded to the Department
                  of History for support while Chair)
2011          City of Thunder Bay Heritage Award
2010          Alumni Association of Lakehead University Outstanding Young Alumni Award
2009          J.P. Bertrand Award (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society)
2003          Canadian Federation of Film Societies Buritt-Thompson Award (co-winner)
1996          Volunteer Service Award, Peel Heritage Complex/Region of Peel
1995          Certificate of Appreciation, The Friends of the Peel Museum/Region of Peel Museum

Internal Lakehead University

2014          Merit for Excellence in Research and Service (Lakehead University)
2011          Lakehead University Contribution to Research Award
2011          Merit for Excellence in Research (Lakehead University)
2009          Merit for Excellence in Research and Service (Lakehead University)