Over the weekend, I appeared on BBC World Service on an episode of The Forum. The episode was a wide-ranging discussion of Canadian history since Confederation in 1867. I participated on a panel alongside Margaret Macmillan and Phillip Buckner. You can listen to the full episode in the player above.
Last week at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association in Calgary, I presented some of my research on the regulation of urban livestock husbandry in nineteenth-century Canadian cities. I also spoke about this a month earlier at the 2016 Calgary Institute for the Humanities community forum. Because […]
Earlier this week, I spoke about the history of oil pipeline construction in Canada and recent pipeline controversies in British Columbia on Radio Canada International. This was a follow-up to my series of interviews on CBC Radio One regarding the 2010 Enbridge oil pipeline spill near Marshall, Michigan. I was […]
122 years ago, Vancouver’s Stanley Park officially opened to the public. I joined Joe Burima in studio at CJSW 90.9fm to discuss this day in Canadian history: [audio:http://cjsw.com/podcasts/tich/2010-09-27.mp3] Today in Canadian History, 27 September 2010 Toward the end of our interview, Joe asked me about last summer’s controversy over a […]
Online access to digitized historical primary sources and secondary source analysis has changed the way historians work and teach. For me, this week was an excellent reminder that these online resources have opened up many more possibilities for my teaching and my scholarship. Monday was the 135th anniversary of the […]
Canadian history audiophiles can rejoice now that CJSW, an independent radio station in Calgary, has launched its anticipated “Today in Canadian History” series. Each day, CJSW takes a look back and profiles significant events in Canada’s past. By combining broadcast radio with podcasting, CJSW hopes to reach a national audience […]
You can now listen to Nature’s Past, the Canadian environmental history podcast, on the radio (in Prince George)! The kind folks at CFUR 88.7, the campus radio station at the University of Northern British Columbia will be broadcasting the full series of Nature’s Past this summer. This will be the […]