You are invited to join the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society for a presentation and book signing from authors John Sandlos and Arn Keeling, in partnership with the the Lakehead University Department of Geography and the Environment and the James Lorimer & Co Ltd. This will be an in-person and virtual event.
This event will be recorded for rebroadcast later.
Authors of Mining Country: A History of Canada’s Mines and Miners Arn Keeling and John Sandlos will be chatting about the history of mining in Canada and how the industry has shaped the country. There are countless mining towns across Canada and each one has played an important role in mining history. Arn and John will talk specifically about how mining in northern Ontario has shaped both local and national history.
John Sandlos is a professor of history at Memorial University of Newfoundland, with a research focus on the history of abandoned mines in Northern Canada. He is the author of Hunters at the Margin and co-editor (with Arn Keeling) of Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, Memory. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Arn Keeling is a professor of geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland. His research examines the environmental legacies of abandoned mines, mine closure and remediation, and the social issues surrounding environmental contamination and its effects on northern Indigenous communities. He co-directed the Toxic Legacies Project with John Sandlos, conducting community-engaged research on the history and legacy of Giant Mine. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Free Museum Admission during the event
- Refreshments will be available
- Book signing immediately after the talk
- Book sales
ALL ATTENDEES OLDER THAN 5 YEARS WILL NEED TO SHOW PROOF, AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO THE MUSEUM, OF VACCINATION FOR COVID-19 USING A QR CODE. MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACQUIRE THE QR CODE: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/
PROOF OF VACCINATION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR REGULAR VISITS TO THE MUSEUM’S EXHIBIT GALLERIES.
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Webinar ID: 860 2878 0298