Book Review
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.
News
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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.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | The precedents for declaring what's culturally barbaric are pretty scary, as the exhaustive and heart-rending work of the TRC on residential schools sadly shows.
Book Review
Daniel Francis | Is Toronto the centre of Canada? Does its transformation echo that of Canada's? Hmm, guess it depends on what city you're from! Read Vancouverite Daniel Francis' incisive review.
RabbleTV
Humberto DaSilva | Justice Murray Sinclair pronounced Canadian policy towards First Nations at TRC 2015 as cultural genocide.
Blog
Cover from "The Inconvenient Indian," by Thomas King
Doreen Nicoll | Victors write the history books. They write versions that are often coloured by their perceptions and images they want to portray. They hope time will erase any trace of wrongdoing or injustices.
News
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Natalie Robinson | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's investigation into residential schools will end next week. Do Canadians now understand their complicity in First Nations' health and social challenges?
Book Review
Nathaniel G. Moore | Can spoken word change the world? Sun Belt are hoping so as their new genre-defying book 'Cabalcor' takes a deep look at the ramifications of the tar sands.
News
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Kim Koyama | Despite successive governments' condemnation of the wartime internment of the Japanese in Canada, the same actions continue. C-51 is of harm to us all.
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Sharon O Nyangweso | Can one truly be an ally to First Nations people in Canada if they participate in its colonial structures? What if one comes from a country that was damaged by colonialism?
Blog
Rod Mickleburgh | Rod Mickleburgh reflects on a forgotten and endearing nugget of Canadian history: a one-term NDP politician (and uncle) who almost got a national holiday in February -- 18 years ahead of his time.
News
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Valérie Bah | We've only just broken the surface when it comes to addressing institutionalized racism in Canada.