HIST 206 People of the Land: Environment in Canadian History




This course introduces learners to a broad outline of environmental history in these lands now known as Canada from time immemorial to the early twenty-first century. Important themes include Indigenous perspectives and relationships with the land; settler colonial impacts on the environment; the transformative effects of industrialization, urbanization, and mass migration; conservationism and environmentalism; and questions of sustainability with the push for truth and reconciliation.

Course Notes

HIST 206 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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