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The New Issue is going to press!

The New Issue is going to press!

Coming soon! Order yours now to have it under the Christmas tree.

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The Triumph of Slavery

The Triumph of Slavery

Vainglorious plans for a multipolar world inspired the Confederacy at war. Adrian Brettle's book Colossal Ambitions shows how leading Confederate politicians and thinkers conceived of their struggle for independence as an event of global significance and expected that the outcome would determine the future of the entire western hemisphere: a restored and dominant slave empire.

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Canada’s "Genocide" — Case Closed?

Canada’s "Genocide" — Case Closed?

There is no real evidence of "genocide" at Kamloops Residential School. Why would lawyers expect the International Criminal Court to believe it?

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What Is a Canadian Fiction?

What Is a Canadian Fiction?

By Brian Busby The author of The Dusty Bookcase finds a new history of Canadian fiction notable for its omissions. REVIEW of A History of Canadian Fiction. David Staines. Cambridge University Press, 2022.   IT SAYS NOTHING GOOD about this country that this volume is, to paraphrase the publisher’s pitch, the first history to chart the development of Canadian fiction from earliest times to present day. Author David Staines, Professor of English at the University of Ottawa and former General Editor of the New Canadian Library, describes it slightly differently, as the “first detailed history.” Either way, one wonders what took...

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Seeking the Truth About Residential Schools

Seeking the Truth About Residential Schools

If the goal is to challenge misinformation, truth seekers are hard at work. Contrary to the TRC and activist-academics who want us to believe the unbelievable, there is documented evidence that debunks a narrative of TRC exaggeration, myth and misinformation hurtful to indigenous Canadians.

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