Jack Granatstein writes on 20th Century Canadian history. He has been described as “the most prolific Canadian historian of his generation” with more than 75 titles to his credit. He was born in Toronto in 1939. He attended RMC and Duke University, served in the Canadian Army, then joined the History Department at York University. He was instrumental in creating the new home for the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, where he was Director and CEO from 1998 to 2000. He is co-curator of the Museum’s Hundred Days 1918 exhibit.

Granatstein’s many books include: The Greatest Victory: Canada’s One Hundred Days, 1918; The Oxford Companion to Canadian Military History; and Who Killed Canadian History?

Events Jack “J.L.” Granatstein was involved in

  • ROUND TABLE: How We Remember War

    Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 2:00 PM

    Three historians share their research process, and debate the rewards and pitfalls of writing historical non-fiction.


  • ROUND TABLE: Over There

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 4:00 PM

    Three award-winning writers weigh in on the WWI Canadian experience, both on the home front and across the ocean.