Category Archives: Announcements

ActiveHistory.ca 2.0

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Our new look Today we’re re-launching ActiveHistory.ca with a new look and a more secure online presence. Over the past year or two we’ve been tinkering with the site in an effort to improve readability and make older content more accessible: we’re hoping that this modest makeover will help a bit with those goals. Among the new features–besides our trimmed-down… Read more »

Write for Us!

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Over the past year, much has changed at ActiveHistory.ca. Long time editors Ian Milligan and Kaleigh Bradley left the project as their careers have taken them in different directions, while we’ve added three new contributing editors to the team (Welcome Stephanie Bangarth, Erika Dyck, and Colin Coates!). Following New Directions in Active History, a conference we held last fall, we… Read more »

Thank You Kaleigh Bradley – ActiveHistory.ca repost

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In our final repost of the summer we’d like to highlight the work of an outgoing member of our editorial collective. Kaleigh Bradley joined the project as a regular contributor in 2010 with a post “Memento Mori On the Web: What Happens When Photos are Digitized?” In 2012, she took on the role of book review editor, before joining the… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – One Monument Too Many: Why R.B. Bennett Doesn’t Deserve a Spot on Parliament Hill

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on September 16, 2015. By Sonya Roy and Steve Hewitt In recent years, non-experts,… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – Paved with Good Intentions: Simply Requiring Indigenous Content is Not Enough

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on January 13, 2016 during the Indigenous Histories theme week edited by Crystal Fraser…. Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – Who Teaches Digital History in Canada?

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on April 6, 2016. By Sean Kheraj Digital history is coming to York University… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – Baba Wore a Burqa, and Nona wore a Niqab

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on October 16, 2015. By Karen Dubinsky and Franca Iacovetta Last week two high… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – Bleeding Him White: How Canada Stole an Indigenous Veteran’s Identity

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on February 2, 2016 s part of  “Canada’s First World War: A Centennial Series on… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – Science, Technology and Gender in Canada: An ActiveHistory.ca Exhibit in Collaboration with the Canadian Science and Technology Museum

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. This post and corresponding exhibit were originally featured  on November 20, 2015 during the Tehcnoscience in Canada theme week. By… Read more »

ActiveHistory.ca repost – What about the People? Place, Memory, and Industrial Pollution in Sudbury

ActiveHistory.ca is on a two-week hiatus, but we’ll be back with new content in September. During the hiatus, we’re featuring some of our most popular and favourite posts from the past year.   Thanks as always to our writers and readers. The following post was originally featured on November 5, 2015. By Stacey Zembrzycki Much of the industrial ruins resulting from… Read more »