William A. “Bill” Waiser


As a Professor of History (now retired) at the University of Saskatchewan, he became known widely as “Saskatchewan’s historian.” His scholarly and popular writings on western and northern Canada are considered major contributions to the heritage of these regions. In recognition of his community service, he was inducted into the Order of Canada (2017).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Riding Mountain POWs: The Teacher's Tale
Manitoba History, Number 61, Fall 2009

Stanley Mission’s Holy Trinity Church
Prairie History, Number 1, Winter 2020

A Capital Idea?
Prairie History, Number 6, Fall 2021

The CPR Route in Saskatchewan
Prairie History, Number 12, Fall 2023

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