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Paper Canada flag on a table. Image: Andreas Ivarsson/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Disturbing stuff will surely continue to emerge about Canada's heroes and institutions.
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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.
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John A. Macdonald. Image: Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta separatists keen to depart from the rest of Canada were apparently horrified by the actions against the statue of this country's first prime minister.
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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.
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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.
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Rona Ambrose (Photo: Number 10/flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | The Wilson Center is tied closely to the U.S. government and housed in the Ronald Reagan Building. As a former Conservative Party leader, Rona Ambrose should feel right at home there.
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Kevin O'Leary
David J. Climenhaga | A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
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Karl Nerenberg | There are serious candidates or potential candidates for the leadership of both the Conservatives and the NDP who do not speak French. Does that make sense in 2017?
Book Review
Christine Smith (McFarlane) | Author Charlie Angus' detailed account of the deliberate denial of human rights to First Nations communities and Shannen Koostachin's fight for the right to education is stunning and a must read.
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David J. Climenhaga | It's a remarkable politician who can get more than 2,000 people to line up for three blocks outside a grubby banquet hall under a red sunrise on a chilly Sunday.
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Old Glory
David J. Climenhaga | Surely Independence Day 2015 is as good a moment as any to formally begin the process of returning Canadian values to the governance of Canada?
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Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith is right about one thing: Whatever progressive instincts the PC Party had are now deader than the proverbial mackerel.