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

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 […]

Grain elevator in Cadillac, SK. No longer a registered delivery point.  
source: Off the Beaten Path – with Chris & Connie –

Raising Cattle, Losing People: Tracking soil nitrogen in Wise Creek, Saskatchewan

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. Southwestern Saskatchewan is an isolated area where the low population density makes it easy […]

"Farmer girl milking a cow". Provided by Julie Ruiz, UQTR.

From mixed dairy farming to intensive feedlot agriculture: The evolution of agrarian landscapes in Quebec

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series showing the work of the Sustainable Farm Systems project. When most of us think of Quebec agriculture, we think of dairy farming […]

Timber raft below Parliament buildings, Ottawa River, 1882

Telling the Stories Staples Tell: Visualizing Data and a Call for Contributors

Andrew Watson and Jim Clifford Are there still stories that Canadian staple histories can tell us? This was the theme of a panel called “The Stories Staples Tell” organized by […]


Review: Land and Sea: Environmental History in Atlantic Canada

Reviewed By: John Thistle (Labrador Institute of Memorial University) Published: The Otter-NiCHE (September, 2014) Claire Campbell and Robert Summerby-Murray, Land and Sea: Environmental History in Atlantic Canada. Fredericton: Acadiensis Press, […]

Isotherms January 1885, NMLA# W05.E3 (1884-1885), 728832 Flickr

The Climate is History

The Climate is History: Documents as Evidence of Climate Change 12 May, 2014 The University of Western Ontario A one-day workshop introducing a new collection of archival climate records and […]

Announcing another archival donation: the Douglas Rickson fonds.

We are happy to have facilitated another donation of Forest History related materials to UBC Rare Books and Special Collections.  For this, we thank Mr. Douglas Rickson who created and […]

RSC consultations on “Libraries, Archives, and Canada’s Future”

The Royal Society of Canada has convened an expert panel on the future of libraries and archives in Canada.  The panel is encouraging interested parties (archives dependent historical geographers/environmental historians?) […]