Media Appearances


"Mainstreet." CBC Radio One [Charlottetown, PEI]. Interview regarding Ontario Historical Society awards. 27 June 2016.

"Pollution Probe and the History of Environmental Activism in Ontario." Nature’s Past Podcast. Interview regarding The First Green Wave. 20 April 2015.

"Canada’s First Green Waves." The Green Majority. CIUT Radio. Interview regarding The First Green Wave. 17 April 2015.

“Mainstreet.” CBC Radio One [Charlottetown, PEI]. Interview alongside David Weale promoting Brothers and Sisters of Cornelius Howatt reunion. 8 August 2013.

"Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 4 – The Canadian Environmental Movement II." Nature’s Past Podcast. Roundtable discussion about history of Canadian environmental movement. 21 January 2013.

"Protest History." Mainstreet PEI. CBC Radio One [Charlottetown, PEI]. Interview regarding history of twentieth century protest on Prince Edward Island. 19 October 2012.

"The First Earth Day." The Green Majority. CIUT Radio. Interview regarding history of the first Earth Day in Toronto. 23 April 2010.

"Island Morning." CBC Radio One [Charlottetown, PEI]. Interview regarding launch of “Back to the Island” website. 18 March 2009.


"UPEI alumnus wins J.J. Talman Award from the Ontario Historical Society." University of Prince Edward Island News. 6 July 2016.

Kevin Yarr, "Pollution Probe history wins book prize." 28 June 2016. 

Monica Dairo, "Forty-five years later to the day, U of T environment students show student activism is still flourishing." University of Toronto School of the Environment. 29 October 2015.

"Environmental author hosts event at Markham library." Minuteman Press. 24 April 2015.

Laura Finney, "Canadian environmentalism always part of mainstream, visiting author says." Markham Economist & Sun. 17 April 2015.

Laura Finney, "Upcoming ‘green’ book talk at Markham Library." Markham Economist & Sun. 10 April 2015.

"Brothers, sisters and supporters of Cornelius Howatt invited to talk." The Guardian [Charlottetown, PEI]. 4 August 2013.

"Trent Hosts Workshop on History of the Canadian Environmental Movement." Trent Daily News. Interview regarding workshop and forthcoming edited collection on history of Canadian environmental movement. 6 September 2012.

Rachel Mendleson, "Keystone XL Pipeline Protests: Are Canadians Growing Apathetic About The Oil Sands?" Huffington Post. Interviewed to contextualize pipeline protests within Canadian history. 7 September 2011.

"Influential books, films about the environment." Featured, alongside ten others, providing list of books that influenced my environmental ethos.  21 April 2010.

Mary MacKay, "Back to the beginning." The Guardian. [Charlottetown, PEI]. Article highlighting recently completed back-to-the-land research and website. 23 May 2009.

Mary MacKay, "Blast from the past." The Guardian [Charlottetown, PEI]. Interview regarding back-to-the-land research. 11 September 2008.