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Black history month

Read about the controversy and history of Canada's Black History Month.
Jan 12, 2018
Photo: Wikimedia

Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
Book Review
Jul 16, 2015

The miseducation of Augie Merasty

Christine Smith (McFarlane)
At 86, Joseph (Augie) Merasty decided his story needed to be told: a firsthand account of the impact residential schools had on Indigenous children and how this experience shaped his life.
Jul 3, 2015
Photo: flickr/Paul Bica

What does it mean to be a Toronto treaty person?

Christina Turner
An event in Toronto last week sought to educate residents of Toronto on the city's layered treaty history, one that is frequently ignored in official accounts of Toronto's past.


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