Protest History - Dr. Ryan O'Connor
We've been examing some of the highlights in PEI's protest history over the last couple of days. In case you were thinking the actions of those opposed to Plan B are out of character for Islanders. Well no - we have a rich history of risinig up. Yesterday historian Ed MacDonald laid out the early land tenant riots in the 1830's stretching to the 1860's. Today another Island historian wades into the discussion. Dr. Ryan O'Connor is a postdoctoral fellow at Trent University but actually Ed MacDonald supervised his masters. He's an environmental historian and we reached him by phone.
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