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Update on the Ryerson Fiasco

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Update on the Ryerson Fiasco

In The Ryerson Affair: An Update, Professor Ronald Stagg judges the judges and finds them wanting. The reports that informed the decision-makers were feeble work, he concludes.

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L’Affaire Dundas in Toronto: Falling for a Hoax

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L’Affaire Dundas in Toronto: Falling for a Hoax

Henry Dundas was actually a hero of the Anti-Slavery Movement, writes Dr. Patrice Dutil. The City of Toronto must reverse its stupid plan to change the name of Dundas Street.

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The Fall and Rise of Military History

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The Fall and Rise of Military History

“Cook argues, rightly, that Americans, Australians, and Britons consistently have recollected this war in reasonably accurate ways, which emphasise their sacrifices and successes. Canadians, alone among the victor powers, have tended to forget why they fought this 'necessary war,' and to remember their defeats more than their deeds.” BY JOHN FERRIS   The Fight for History: 75 Years of Forgetting, Remembering, and Remaking Canada’s Second World War. Tim Cook. Allen Lane, 2020.      THIS BOOK ASSESSES how an unmilitary people remembers its military history. Tim Cook’s account of how Canadians have viewed the Second World War says much of value,...

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“They Were Not Forced”

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“They Were Not Forced”

The claim that 150,000 status Indian children were 'forced' to attend residential schools is misleading at best, write Nina Green, Brian Giesbrecht, and Tom Flanagan. For example, enforcement of compulsory attendance was often lax to non-existent.

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"Our Dear Children": Sisters' Chronicles of Indian Residential School

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"Our Dear Children": Sisters' Chronicles of Indian Residential School

Sisters' Chronicles reveal the warmth, kindness and dedication of the women who nursed, taught and cared for children at Indian Residential Schools 

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