Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 42 Available

Episode 42: The Right to a Healthy Environment, 17 March 2014 [34:41] Download Audio Canadians value their natural environment. Nine out of ten worry about the impacts of environmental degradation on their health. Nine out of ten are concerned about climate change. Eight out of ten believe that Canada needs stricter […]

Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 41 Available

Episode 41: Closing Federal Libraries, 3 February 2014 [45:45] Download Audio In 2012, the Canadian federal government began closing and consolidating many of its departmental libraries. More than a dozen research libraries have closed at Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Foreign Affairs, Citizenship and Immigration, Human Resources and Skills […]

Citizenship and the Environment in Canadian History

In 2009, many historians criticized the federal government for its publication of a new citizenship guide titled, Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. The new guide represented a significant shift in the portrayal of Canadian history when compared to the previous guide, published in 1997. Ian McKay’s 2011 […]