Stories From the Park: Episode 10
***Content warning: Some of the topics covered in this episode may be difficult to listen to.***
October 6, 2023
The History of Eugenics
***Content warning: Some of the topics covered in this episode may be difficult to listen to.*** In this episode of the podcast, Kesia and Dominic are joined By Dr. Erna Kurbegovic to talk about the controversial topic of Eugenics. While widely practiced as a form of science in the late 1800's and early 1900's, Eugenic principles are widely discredited now. We dive into the connections of the principles to the Famous 5 who, while social reformers and trailblazers in Canadian society, did employ a number of the principles of Eugenics into their social ideas.