Bill Waiser is the 2018 winner of the J.B. Tyrrell Medal for outstanding work in the field of the history of Canada, presented by the Royal Society of Canada.
Bill Waiser has been a member of the department of history at the University of Saskatchewan, where he has been named a University of Saskatchewan Distinguished Chair (2011-2014), been appointed the A.S. Morton Chair in History (2010-2015), as well as granted a D.Litt, since 1984. He is the author, coauthor, or co-editor of nine books, including Loyal Till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion, which was a 1997 finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction, and Saskatchewan: A New History, which was named the best book in prairie history in 2005 and awarded the Clio Prize by the Canadian Historical Association.
From 1998 to 2001, Waiser hosted a weekly Saskatchewan history television series, Looking Back - now also a book of the same name. Waiser has served on the council of the Canadian Historical Association and the board of directors of Canada's National History Society. Bill was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province's highest honour, in 2006, and in 2007 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Bill’s latest book A World We Have Lost is the winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Awards in the Adult Non-Fiction category.
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All Hell Can't Stop Us : The On-to-Ottawa Trek and Regina Riot
Author Bill Waiser$29.95 ISBN: 9781894004886 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 2003-07-29
Everett Baker's Saskatchewan : Portraits of an Era
Author Bill Waiser$20.00 ISBN: 9781897252451 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 2008-09-29
How the West Was Written : The Life and Times of James H. Gray
Author Brian Brennan Foreword by Bill Waiser$17.95 ISBN: 9781894856621 Binding: Trade Cloth Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 2006-08-29
Loyal Till Death : Indians and the North-West Rebellion
Author Bill Waiser$19.95 ISBN: 9781897252734 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 2010-06-07
The New Northwest : The photographs of the Frank Crean Expeditions 1908-1909
Author Bill Waiser$14.95 ISBN: 9781895618228 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 1993-09-15
Portraits of an Era : The Aerial Photography of Howdy McPhail
Author Bill Waiser Photographs by Howdy McPhail$40.00 ISBN: 9781897252581 Binding: Trade Cloth Publisher: Fifth House Publication Date: 2009-10-16