Hershey Chocolate Factory in Smiths Falls, Ontario, shortly before closing. Photo by Adam Gerhard. Creative Commons.

Catch up on Active History’s series on the Politics of Deindustrialization in Canada, edited by Lauren Laframboise and showcasing the work of DePOT members and friends Liam Devitt, Nicholas Fast, Eliot Perrin, Anna Bettini, Peter Thompson, and Steven High.

Active History is a leading public history website in Canada. The series put industrial decline into historical perspective for a non-academic and academic audience, exploring the wide-ranging legacies of deindustrialization, including environmental degradation, corporate restructuring, urban redevelopment, and energy transitions.