“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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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.
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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