Emily has a background in Canadian and British history and a particular interest in local history. She has worked and volunteered at a number of historical sites and organizations in both Canada and Scotland, where she has worked as an interpreter, a tour guide, a researcher and writer, and a program developer. She has undertaken research in a variety of areas such as food history, educational history, and nineteenth- and twentieth-century settlement in Canada. Emily brings her dedication to meticulous research practices and enthusiasm for archival research to the Know History team.