The Speaker of Council invites you to the Council Dinner featuring Dr. Craig Heron, Professor of History at York University, and Award Recipient of the Lee Lorch Award.
Craig Heron is a professor of History at York University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Canadian social history, especially working-class history, including Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada; The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History; The Workers'-Revolt in Canada, 1917-1925; Booze: A Distilled History; The Workers' Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada; and Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers' City. He has been co-chair of the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (where he has curated several exhibitions), vice-chair of the Ontario Heritage Foundation, and president of the Canadian Historical Association. He has been engaged in advocacy work around archives and museums and in many projects in public history with union and community groups. He is also known for his apple pies.