Historian of the city, politics, and society
In the late 1960s Kitsilano was a centre for the Canadian counterculture. How did Vancouver respond? We tend to imagine a monolithic establishment pushing back against youthful rebellion–but there was more to the “hippie problem” than meets the eye.
My 2014 article in BC Studies is now available in open access on the journal’s website: click here to read more. Image below from Horst Ehricht Fonds, Library and Archives Canada, PA189357.