Podcast
Scott Neigh | The activists of the Graphic History Collective in Vancouver are committed to unearthing fascinating grassroots struggles from decades past and presenting them in engaging graphical ways.
News
David Camfield, Monique Woroniak | The amazing energy and assertions of Indigenous sovereignty that have recently taken place within Canada have shone a light on the truth of how the country was founded and how it is still run.
News
A map of the Toronto purchase. 1860. City of Toronto Archives, James Salmon coll
Mick Sweetman | This process of thieving colonialism is still playing out today and the righting of historical wrongs doesn’t go far enough if we don’t learn from our past mistakes and not repeat them.
Book Review
Derrick O'Keefe | To get past the War of 1812 myth-making to the real facts of history, a good start would be to turn off the vulgar, violent images on TV and pick up and read James Laxer's Tecumseh & Brock.
News
World War II memorial in Niagara. (Photo: FaiqaKhan-Native / flickr)
Matt Moir | I reject the clumsy attempt by schools to honour fallen soldiers that often amounts to little more than the glorification of the Canadian military.
News
The National War Memorial in Ottawa. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Peter Goffin | Since the beginning of his tenure as PM, Harper has made a concerted effort to turn Remembrance Day into a celebration of military exploits rather than a commemoration of loss and sacrifice.
News
Louis St. Laurant, Vincent Regan, and Bill Hatton
John Riddell | In 1957 a pipeline controversy galvanized public opposition to the Liberal government, ultimately driving it from office.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | I'm not arguing against Confederation, or for it. The point isn't to celebrate Confederation, so much as to explore and develop its possibilities.
News
Ian McKay, Jamie Swift | Harper and his New Warrior supporters among historians, journalists and sundry militarists are attempting to establish war as the pith and essence of all Canadian history.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | The Harper government has put a big push behind the 200th birthday party for the War of 1812, as part of their campaign to glamourize Canadian wars.
Podcast
Between the Lines | This is the bicentennial year of the War of 1812 and the federal government has dedicated millions of dollars to commemorate it, but what are we really commemorating and why? Jamie Swift weighs in.
Activist Toolkit
| A Canadian doctor who made reproductive justice his life's work.