Author and historian Bill Waiser specializes in western Canadian history. He has published over a dozen books–many of them recognized by various awards. His most recent book, 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 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. In June of 2017, Bill was appointed to the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honour which “recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation”.
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