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