How does capitalism and imperialism shape the history of public spaces like beaches?

Join Dr. Dale Barbour as he discusses the history of Toronto’s Sunnyside Beach. Using historical photographs and archival renderings, Dr. Barbour discusses how Sunnyside Beach developed over the first half of the 20th century.

This video is the second of two summer-themed conversations that we partnered with NiCHE-Canada. NiCHE, or the Network in Canadian History & Environment, is a Canadian-based network of researchers and educators who work at the intersection of nature and history.

Learn more about their work at: https://niche-canada.org/

The environments we assume to be natural, often have been crafted to do this job better or do this job entirely. - Dr. Dale Barbour