National Business Book Award

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National Business Book Award
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Date1985–present
LocationToronto, Ontario
Country Canada
Presented byBennett Jones
The Globe and Mail
The Walrus
Reward(s)30,000 C$[1]
Currently held byChris Clearfield and András Tilcsik
Websitewww.nbbaward.com

The National Business Book Award is an award presented to Canadian business authors. The award, presented every year since 1985, is sponsored by Bennett Jones, The Globe and Mail, and The Walrus,[2] DeGroote, and supported by CPA Canada and with prize management by Freedman & Associates.

Among the jury members is jury chairman Peter Mansbridge, former Chief Correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's CBC News. Also on the jury are David F. Denison, Chairman of Hydro One, business journalist Deirdre McMurdy, author and publisher Anna Porter, and Pamela Wallin, a Conservative sitting in the Senate of Canada.[3]

Winners[edit]

  • 2019: Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik, Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It (Allen Lane, imprint of Penguin Random House, 2018)[4]
  • 2018: Chris Turner, The Patch: The People, Pipelines and Politics of the Oil Sands (Simon & Shuster, 2017)
  • 2017: Daniel J. Levitin, A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age (Allen Lane, imprint of Penguin Random House, 2016, ISBN 06700-6994-9)
  • 2016: Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff, Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Blackberry (HarperCollins Publishers, 2015, ISBN 14434-3618-6)
  • 2015: Alfred Hermida, Tell Everyone: Why We Share and Why it Matters (Doubleday Canada, imprint of Penguin Random House, 2014, ISBN 03856-7956-4)
  • 2014: Jim Leech and Jacquie McNish, The Third Rail: Confronting Our Pension Failures (Signal, imprint of McLelland & Stewart, 2013, ISBN 07710-4735-5)
  • 2013: Chrystia Freeland, Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else (Doubleday Canada, 2012, ISBN 1-5942-0409-8)[5]
  • 2012 : Bruce Philp, Consumer Republic: Using Brands to Get What You Want, Make Corporations Behave, and Maybe Even Save the World (McLelland & Stewart, 2011, ISBN 0-7710-7002-0)[6]
  • 2011 : Ezra Levant, Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oil Sands (McLelland & Stewart, 2010, ISBN 0-7710-4641-3)[1]
  • 2010 : Jeff Rubin, Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization (Random House, 2009, ISBN 1-4000-6850-9)
  • 2009 : Gordon Pitts, Stampede!: The Rise of the West and Canada's New Power Elite (Key Porter Books, 2008, ISBN 1-55470-120-1)[7]
  • 2008 : William Marsden, Stupid to the Last Drop: How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care) (Knopf Canada, 2007, ISBN 0-676-97913-0)[8]
  • 2007 : Thomas Homer-Dixon, The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization (Island Press, 2006, ISBN 1-59726-064-9)[9]
  • 2006 : Matthew Bellamy, Profiting the Crown: Canada's Polymer Corporation, 1942-1990 (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-7735-2815-6)[10]
  • 2005 : Jacquie McNish and Sinclair Stewart, Wrong Way: The Fall of Conrad Black (Overlook Hardcover, 2004, ISBN 1-58567-636-5)[11]
  • 2004 : Kim Vicente, The Human Factor: Revolutionizing the Way People Live With Technology (Routledge, 2004, ISBN 0-415-97891-2)[12]
  • 2003 : Douglas Hunter, The Bubble and The Bear: How Nortel Burst the Canadian Dream (Doubleday Canada, 2002, ISBN 0-385-65918-0)[13]
  • 2002 : John Lawrence Reynolds, Free Rider (McArthur & Company Publishing, 2001, ISBN 1-55278-235-2)[14]
  • 2001 : Naomi Klein, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies (Knopf Canada, 2000, ISBN 0-312-20343-8)[15]
  • 2000 : Ingeborg Boyens, Unnatural Harvest: How Genetic Engineering is Altering Our Food (Doubleday Canada, 2000, ISBN 0-385-25789-9)[16]
  • 1999 : Jennifer Wells, Fever: The Dark Mystery of the Bre-X Gold Rush (Viking, 1998, ISBN 0-670-87815-4)[17]
  • 1998 : Anthony Bianco, The Reichmanns - Family, Faith, Fortune, and the Empire of Olympia and York (Random House, 1998, ISBN 0-8129-3063-0)[18]
  • 1997 : Rod McQueen, Who Killed Confederation Life?: The Inside Story (McClelland & Stewart, 1996, ISBN 0-7710-5631-1)[19]
  • 1996 : Heather Robertson, Driving Force: The McLaughlin Family and the Age of the Car (McClelland & Stewart, 1995, ISBN 0-7710-7556-1)[20]
  • 1995 : Anne Kingston, The Edible Man: Dave Nichol, President's Choice and the Making of Popular Taste (Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1995, ISBN 0-921912-94-3)[21]
  • 1994 : Duncan McDowall, Quick to the Frontier: Canada's Royal Bank (McClelland & Stewart, 1993, ISBN 0-7710-5504-8)[22]
  • 1993 : Peter Foster, Self-Serve: How Petro-Canada Pumped Canadians Dry (Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1992, ISBN 0-921912-38-2)[23]
  • 1992 : G. Bruce Doern and Brian W. Tomlin, Faith and Fear: The Free Trade Story (Stoddart, 1991, ISBN 0-7737-2534-2)[24]
  • 1991 : Ann Gibbon and Peter Hadekel, Steinberg: The Breakup of a Family Empire (Macmillan of Canada, 1990, ISBN 0-7715-9102-0)[25]
  • 1990 : Ian Brown, Freewheeling: the Feuds, Broods, and Outrageous Fortunes of the Billes Family and Canada's Favorite Company (HarperCollins Canada, 1989, ISBN 0-00-215977-5)[26]
  • 1989 : Greig Steward, Shutting Down the National Dream (McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1988, ISBN 0-07-549675-5[27]
  • 1988 : Michael Bliss, Northern Enterprise: Five Centuries of Canadian Business (McClelland & Stewart, 1990, ISBN 0-7710-1569-0)[28]
  • 1987 : Philip Smith, Harvest from the Rock: A History of Mining in Ontario (Macmillan of Canada, 1986, ISBN 0-7715-9705-3)[29]
  • 1986 : Ann Shortell and Patricia Best, A Matter of Trust (Penguin Books, 1986, ISBN 0-14-007721-9)[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ezra Levant wins National Business Book Award". Toronto: The Globe and Mail. 12 May 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  2. ^ "National Business Book Award". University of Western Ontario. Archived from the original on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Jury Members". National Business Book Award. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  4. ^ "MELTDOWN: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It". www.nbbaward.com. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  5. ^ http://www.nbbaward.com/winner-2013.asp Retrieved 27 July 2013
  6. ^ http://www.nbbaward.com/winner-2012.asp Retrieved 27 July 2013
  7. ^ "Business book award winner foresees shift in power to Alberta". CBC News. 7 May 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  8. ^ "Gazette reporter wins Business Book Award". The Montreal Gazette. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  9. ^ "2007 Winner". National Business Book Award. Archived from the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  10. ^ "Matthew Bellamy Scoops Award for Business Book". The Globe and Mail. 21 April 2006. p. B7.
  11. ^ Bloom, Richard (16 June 2005). "Globe Writers Capture Award for Business Book". The Globe and Mail.
  12. ^ "Vicente's Human Factor Wins Business-Book Award". The Globe and Mail. 23 April 2004. p. R2.
  13. ^ "Book about Rise and Fall of Nortel Wins National Award". National Post. 11 June 2003.
  14. ^ "Reynolds Awarded Business Book Award". The Globe and Mail. 23 April 2002.
  15. ^ "Naomi Klein's No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies Wins National Business Book Award". Canada NewsWire. 25 April 2001.
  16. ^ "Business Book Award Nominees Named". The Globe and Mail. 17 May 2000.
  17. ^ "Globe Writer Nominated for Award". The Globe and Mail. 5 May 1999.
  18. ^ "Reichmann Story Winner". The Globe and Mail. 28 April 1998.
  19. ^ "Confed Expose Wins Award". Toronto Star. 27 April 1997.
  20. ^ "Noises Off Wanted: Journalism With No Conscience". The Globe and Mail. 15 June 1996.
  21. ^ "Four vie for business book award". The Globe and Mail. 11 March 1995.
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  23. ^ "Foster Wins Business Book Award". The Globe and Mail. 10 April 1993.
  24. ^ "Ottawa Professors Share Book Award". Calgary Herald. 14 April 1992.
  25. ^ "Finalists Announced for Business Book Award". The Montreal Gazette. 20 March 1991.
  26. ^ "Brown Wins Book Awar". The Globe and Mail. 17 April 1990.
  27. ^ "Avro Arrow Book Named for Award". Toronto Star. 12 April 1989.
  28. ^ "Business Book Award Goes to Michael Bliss". The Globe and Mail. 12 April 1988.
  29. ^ "British Writer Wins Book Prize". Vancouver Sun. 23 May 1987.
  30. ^ Coyne, Andrew (21 June 1986). "Trust Industry Saga Wins New Book Award". Financial Post.

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