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Jun 29, 2017
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William Grant Stairs of Halifax helped conquer the Congo

Yves Engler
Canada's 150th anniversary offers a unique opportunity to shed light on some darker corners of Canadian history. One of the dustier chapters is our contribution to one of the most barbarous regimes
Blog
Apr 25, 2017
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Canadian missionaries in Africa and the NGO model

Yves Engler
Canadian missionaries aggressively supported colonial officials. 2,500 Canadian missionaries were proselytizing in Africa and Canadian churches raised large sums to support mission stations
Blog
Nov 28, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends

Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins'

Christopher Majka
The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
Blog
Oct 19, 2016
Emily Wolfrey's arrest at Muskrat Falls

Don't whitewash police violence at Muskrat Falls

Hans Rollman
Let's be clear: Muskrat Falls, and the actions of Nalcor and the provincial government, constitute an act of racist violence against rural and largely Indigenous communities in Labrador.
Blog
Aug 15, 2016

The lynching of Colten Boushie

J. Baglow
A young First Nations man was killed after seeking help to fix a flat tire. Will justice be done?
Book Review
Jul 21, 2016

The integral role of Indigenous women's knowledge

Kahente Horn-Miller
'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.

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