Foottit et Padilla ("Chocolat")
Foottit et Padilla ("Chocolat")
Ottawa Ribfest BBQ menus, https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelnugent/7409895582
Ottawa Ribfest BBQ menus, https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelnugent/7409895582
Berger Inquiry hearing at Wrigley, NWT, 1975 (Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre)
Berger Inquiry hearing at Wrigley, NWT, 1975 (Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre)
Pioneer Cabin Tree. Source: Tom Purcell, Flickr Commons
Pioneer Cabin Tree. Source: Tom Purcell, Flickr Commons

Être Chocolat

Foottit et Padilla ("Chocolat")

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts from contributors to Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada (University of Calgary Press, 2017). In each […]

Let’s Not Underestimate the Victorians: Interpreting the Evolution of Animal Welfare and Rights

Ottawa Ribfest BBQ menus, https://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelnugent/7409895582

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts from contributors to  Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada (University of Calgary Press, 2017). In each […]

Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland: The Berger Report at 40, and an Experiment

Berger Inquiry hearing at Wrigley, NWT, 1975 (Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre)

  In March 1974, Justice Thomas Berger of the Supreme Court of British Columbia was commissioned by Pierre Trudeau’s Liberal government to study the environmental, economic, and social effects of […]

#EnvHist Worth Reading: January 2017

Pioneer Cabin Tree. Source: Tom Purcell, Flickr Commons

Every month I carefully track the most popular and significant environmental history articles, videos, audio, and other items making their way through the online environmental history (#envhist) community. You can […]

New Scholars Call for Participants: Digital #EnvHist Meeting, Current Climate e-Roundtable, and ASEH Warm-up

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NiCHE New Scholars will run 3 events this spring, and we are currently looking for participants! 1) February: Digital Environmental History Showcase (Google Hangouts) The digital toolbox available to historians gets […]

ICEHO Bulletin 11

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The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted its February 2017 bulletin, ICEHO Bulletin 11. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by […]

Running the Rails: The Perennial Question of Prairie Grain Handling

Photograph by Laura Larsen.

Editor’s Note: This post is the eighth in the “Seeds: New Research in Environmental History” series cosponsored by NiCHE and Edge Effects, highlighting the work of members of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Graduate […]

Wildlife, Land, and People: A Century of Change in Prairie Canada

"Gladstone, Manitoba hunters returning from the field." n.d. Courtesy of LAC. PA 021467.

Wild animals have traditionally not been a part of what we think matters in the history of the prairie west. To be sure, prairie historians have made mention of wolves, […]

Film Review: Guardians of Eternity

"Giant Mine, Yellowknife" by Allan Farrell

Guardians of Eternity: Confronting Giant Mine’s Toxic Legacy. Directed by France Benoit. Sheba Films, 2015. 45 minutes. English and French versions. Reviewed by Jim Clifford, Department of History, University of […]

Energy Then and Now Book Launch

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Department of History at University of Toronto will host a book launch event for two new books in the field of energy humanities: Ruth […]

Down the Line: Exploring the Environmental History of Pipelines

The recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, 1977. Library of Congress.

Editor’s Note: This post is the seventh in the “Seeds: New Research in Environmental History” series cosponsored by NiCHE and Edge Effects, highlighting the work of members of the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) […]

2017 Ottawa & Montréal Bootcamp on Science Policy

This coming May, we’re running an annual program called “Science Outside the Lab” that takes place in both Ottawa and Montréal. It’s a week-long immersive bootcamp for graduate students and […]