H. Sanford Riley Centre for Canadian History

Centres and Chairs

H. Sanford Riley and Nolan Reilly

Sandy Riley and Nolan Riley at opening of the H. Sanford Riley Centre of Canadian History

H. Sanford Riley Centre for Canadian History is located in Bryce Hall on the main campus of the University of Winnipeg. The Riley Centre brings together into one location associations and organizations committed to researching the history of Canada from its indigenous and colonial times to the present. All the associations and organizations associated with the Riley Centre are committed to the sharing of their knowledge of the history of Canada with their academic colleagues and with community and high school audiences.

The Riley Centre  is named after H. Sanford Riley in recognition of his many contributions to the centre from its inception to the present. Sandy Riley has a long standing interest in Canadian history and has served and continues to serve on the boards of organizations dedicated to the promotion of Canadian history. The H. Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History is funded by a generous donation from Sandy Riley to the University of Winnipeg.



Dr. Mark Meuwese, Chair History Department
H. Sanford Riley Centre for Canadian History
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB Canada,
R3B 2E9