Apr 24, 2020
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Author Bill Waiser is a western Canadian historian. He has published over a dozen books–-many of them recognized by various awards. A World We Have Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905 won the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.
Bill is a frequent public speaker and contributor to radio, television and print media. He has also served on a number of national, provincial, and local boards.
Bill has been appointed to the Order of Canada, awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, named a distinguished university professor, and granted a D.Litt. He is the 2018 recipient of the Royal Society of Canada J.B. Tyrrell medal, presented for “outstanding work” in Canadian history, as well as the 2018 Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media: The Pierre Berton Award.