SIERC's CEO and associates have produced an impressive list of publications - from books, articles and reviews to published speeches on a range of subjects. Here are a few published and forthcoming publications.

Whom Fortune Favours: The Bank of Montreal and the Rise of Canadian Banking, 1817-2018

Laurence B. Mussio
McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming – 2019
This second volume in the Bank of Montreal historical series aims to provide the definitive, scholarly history of one of the North Atlantic world's oldest and most consequential financial institutions.

A Vision Greater than Themselves: The Making of the Bank of Montreal, 1817-2017

Laurence B. Mussio

“Examining an astonishing range of material, A Vision Greater than Themselves celebrates the evolution of one bank and how it made its mark.”


Un destin plus grand que soi: L’histoire de la Banque de Montréal de 1817 à 2017

Laurence B. Mussio

“À partir d’une gamme incroyablement vaste de documents, Un destin plus grand que soi célèbre l’évolution d’une banque et la manière dont elle a laissé sa marque.”


The Vision Greater Series: The Making of the Bank of Montreal and the Places that Shaped Canada's First Bank. Speeches in Honour of the Bicentennial of Bank of Montreal

Laurence B. Mussio
This publication reproduces some of the keynote addresses Dr. Mussio made across the North Atlantic world to mark the bicentennial of BMO Bank of Montreal. It was made available internally to the Bank’s 46,000 employees December 2017. A limited number of special edition hard copies were also produced to accompany the publication.

Becoming Bell: The Remarkable Story of a Canadian Enterprise

Laurence B. Mussio
Published by BCE

“Written to be accessible and engaging while telling an important story, this history of Bell reached over 75,000 people and was widely praised as a model of its genre.”

Sun Ascendant: A History of Sun Life of Canada

Laurence B. Mussio
McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001

“Profoundly well researched ... the best history of a Canadian financial institution written to date. Sun Ascendant is a major contribution to business history, both in this country and internationally” - Professor Ben Forster

Telecom Nation: Telecommunications, Computers, and Governments in Canada

Laurence B. Mussio
McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001

“Telecom Nation makes an important contribution to telecommunications history in Canada” - Jean-Guy Rens


"A legal odyssey: denazification law, Nazi elite schools, and the construction of postwar memory," History of Education Vol. 46 (2017): 498-513

Tim Mueller
This article recounts the postwar prosecution of Nazi elite schools and their staff during the Allied occupation of Germany. Its examination of postwar legal records adds to our understanding of how popular memories of the Third Reich were and continue to be shaped by Nazi apologists.

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