James Rhatigan, from Geography, has been awarded the 2017 Prize for the Best MA Thesis by the Canadian Studies Network. « Afterlife of a Mine: The Tangled Legacies of the Britannia Mine. » examines the complicated environmental and social legacy of the Britannia copper mine and examines efforts to remediate the space polluted by the mine and to commemorate the history of mining in the area. It was completed under the supervision of Prof. Matthew Evenden.
Congratulations to James on behalf of Canadian Studies at UBC.