EHTV Episode 05: The Two Faces of Niagara Falls

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In the second of our two-part look at Niagara Falls, Merle Massie explores two of the dimensions of the tourist landscape of the falls. On the one hand, Niagara is a natural wonder that has drawn tourists to its sights for more than one hundred years. On the other hand, the falls have also been a commercial tourist attraction replete with billboards, restaurants, and knick knacks.

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Sean Kheraj is the director of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of History and vice dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University. His research and teaching focuses on environmental and Canadian history. He is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at

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