Behind the Book with Jennifer Bonnell

Originally posted by Elizabeth Glenn on the UT Press Publishing Blog, December 11, 2014 Jennifer L. Bonnell is the author of Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley. With Reclaiming the Don, Jennifer L. Bonnell unearths…

Review of Historical GIS book on NiCHE-Canada.org

By Jessica DeWitt. Originally posted to NiCHE-Canada 3 October 2014. Jennifer Bonnell and Marcel Fortin, eds. Historical GIS Research in Canada. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2014. 322 pp. $39.95 (paperback) ISBN: 978-1-55238-708-5; Free (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-55238-744-3. Reviewed By: Jessica DeWitt…

Interview on significance of L.R. Wilson investment for McMaster’s Wilson Institute for Canadian history

Originally posted on McMaster Daily News, 25 November 2014 Red Wilson invests $2.5 million in the study of Canadian history by renewing successful institute Red Wilson’s latest gift to McMaster – $2.5 million – is a catalyst for revitalizing the…

Don River history referenced in Toronto Star article on Don Mouth redevelopment

Originally published by Toronto Star staff reporter Eric Andrew-Gee, 16 November 2014 Overhaul of Don River mouth could spur Port Lands development By reducing flood risk, planners hope “renaturalization” will give new life to a forgotten corner of Toronto. Don…

10 quirky things to know about the Don Valley

10 quirky things to know about the Don Valley

Originally posted by Chris Bateman on BlogTO Toronto has a powerful love/hate relationship with the Don River. At once prized for its unspoilt scenery, the mighty river and its impressive valley have been extensively manhandled over the last 200 years,…