Abdul Nakua

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Nov 13, 2019
National War Memorial in Ottawa. Image: Paul Gorbould/Flickr

Balancing remembrance and memory in an age of anxiety

Abdul Nakua
All wars are fought twice, "the first time on the battlefield, and the second time in memory." What is often forgotten is the memory of those who were oppressed, exploited and unrecognized.
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Oct 10, 2019
Former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. Image: Chiloa/Wikimedia Commons

Bill 21 -- new battles, old wars

Abdul Nakua
Reflecting on the divisive debate in Quebec about religious symbols and the passing of Bill 21, I remember an epiphany which reveals how old battles are influencing new ones.
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