Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Whatever the public relations designs for marking this 150th year for Canada, it should also allow for extended critical reflection on what history has to suggest for Canadian politics today.
Activist Toolkit
| A list of traditional territories upon which our major cities were built.
Book Review
Clarissa Fortin | The legacy of residential schools is a horrible scar on Canadian history. Two poets address the impact of residential schools in two profoundly different ways: the imagined and the personal.
Blog
Yves Engler | Benin City was the site of the largest earthworks carried out prior to the mechanical era, and a Canadian helped sack it as part of pacification of West Africa in 1901.
Blog
Photo: Duncan Cameron/Library and Archives Canada, PA-212238/flickr
Yves Engler | In the most cited example of a Canadian leader (supposedly) opposing U.S. militarism, Lester Pearson described "U.S. peacekeeping and peacemaking policies in Vietnam."
News
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Alyse Kotyk | Upcoming article and research in partnership with Landscapes of Injustice reveals that the City of Vancouver was more involved in the forced sale of Japanese-Canadian property during Second World War.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Why do so many Canadian crime shows fail and why do others succeed? The answer may be in Canada's own history of violence and how we choose to deal with it.
Blog
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Yves Engler | Canada's connection to the carnage in northern Nigeria from the British colonial project to the recent military intervention in Libya.
Activist Toolkit
| And then build the movement for reconciliation.
Blog
Photo: flickr/iccardo Palazzani
David J. Climenhaga | The end of the most jingoistic decade in recent Canadian history may be a good time to remember that more than one poem sprang up from the bloody fields of Flanders.
Blog
Yves Engler | Fifty years ago this month Indonesian Major General Suharto began a wave of terror that left hundreds of thousands of Communist Party members dead.
Columnists
Ole Hendrickson | History suggests that trade globalization can have major negative aspects. It's a lesson Canada should keep in mind when weighing the risks and benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.