THE WORLD THROUGH AN ACADEMIC LENS
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Consequences of Confederation is a 5-part video series featuring historians from York University. It explores a selection of outcomes of the 1867 British North America Act, the agreement among British colonies to form a new nation-state in North America.
Ep.1 - Consequences of Confederation - Communications: Distances and Connections
Episode One - Communications: Distances and Connections
This episode features History Professors Marlene Shore and Marcel Martel of Toronto’s York University as they discuss Canada’s early attempts to unite a vast country through new and experimental communications methods in the late 19th centu...
Ep.2 - Consequences of Confederation - Citizenship: Insiders and Outsiders
Episode Two - Citizenship: Insiders and Outsiders
This episode features History Professors David Koffman, Jennifer Stephen, and William Wicken of Toronto’s York University as they examine Canada’s early immigration policies and innovative attempts to populate a vast area of land.
Ep. 3 - Consequences of Confederation - Canada and its Southern Neighbour
Episode Three - Sleeping Next to an Elephant: Canada and its Southern Neighbour
This episode features History Professors Sean Kheraj and Marcel Martel of Toronto’s York University as they examine Canada’s on-again, off-again relationship with the United States, including the bromance between Can...
Ep 5 - Consequences of Confederation - Indigenous People, Police and Western Exp
Episode Five - Indigenous People, Police and Western Expansion
This episode features History Professor Shelley Gavigan, Senior Scholar and Professor Emerita Osgoode Hall Law School at Toronto’s York University as she discusses Canada’s relationship with its Indigenous People and how it formed th...