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John A. Macdonald statue in Montreal. Image credit: Colin Knowles/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | No one is proposing that John A. Macdonald's name be erased from the pages of Canadian history or that we cease to study his role as Canada's first prime minister. Quite the contrary, in fact.
Columnists
Crowd gathered outside the Union Bank of Canada building on Main Street during the Winnipeg General Strike. Photo: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives/Flickr
Bill Blaikie | The year 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and the moon landing. But in Manitoba, 2019 brings important anniversaries in labour history and left politics.
Podcast
Histories of anti-Blackness in Canada and today's social movements
Scott Neigh | Robyn Maynard talks about her book "Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present" and about what she has learned while touring the country last year speaking about it.
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Illustration of White House in flames. Image: The White House/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | You could probably credit Canada with putting White House the fire out. The destruction of Washington was a dud because of heavy rain, and our American cousins always blame bad weather on Canada.
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Scales of justice. Photo: houstondwiPhotos mp/Flickr
Penney Kome | Linda Silver Dranoff's calling changed family and marriage in Canada.
Activist Toolkit
| Read about the controversy and history of Canada's Black History Month.
News
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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
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Edward Cornwallis statue, covered, in downtown Halifax. Photo: Ben MacLeod/Wikimedia Commons
Cheryl Thompson | Removing monuments or renaming buildings calls upon the public to reflect on what they don't know about "our" story not just in the past but also in the present.
Columnists
Portion of poster "Twelve Thousand Moons" -- Image by Angela Sterritt, Words by Erica Violet Lee.
June Chua | A collective of artists, activists, writers and researchers is examining Canadian history and re-casting it in new ways, in the Remember | Resist | Redraw poster project.
Podcast
Image: Modified from book cover -- Between the Lines Press
Victoria Fenner | As Canada Day approaches, the babble book lounge invites you to dialogue about a book which takes a hard look at the relationship between settlers and Indigenous people throughout Canadian history.
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | The revival of "1837" revealed that our show is (relatively gently) charged with overlooking truer victims: the First Nations.
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Yves Engler | Africans were held in bondage here for 200 years and the Atlantic provinces had important ties to the Caribbean plantation economies.