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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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"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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Is Indigenous knowledge infallible? Yes, says Marc Miller

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Is Indigenous knowledge infallible? Yes, says Marc Miller

"Mr. Miller ignores the well-known fallibility and embellishment of oral accounts, called 'tall tales' when they are known to be exaggerated, and suggests that evidentiary concerns don’t apply"   By Hymie Rubenstein     Corpses of SS victims in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany in April 1945. After years of searching based on phantasmagoric rumours, no remotely comparable evidence has ever been found at a residential school in Canada.   THE 16 Tweets simultaneously posted by the Hon. Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on Jan. 27, 2022, were not independent tweets. Instead, they form a single 580-word opinion piece (that can...

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Macdonald: A Hero for Our Times?

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Macdonald: A Hero for Our Times?

The Old Flag and the Old Policy probably mattered more than the Old Man to most Canadians, writes Phillip A. Buckner. We can debate Sir John A. without losing our heads — or his.

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The Myth Behind “Rhodes Must Fall”

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The Myth Behind “Rhodes Must Fall”

By Marie Kawthar Daouda

NELSON MANDELA himself urged against cancelling memorials to Imperialist figures. Besides, it is condescending and very white-centered to think that Africa’s problematic past only revolves around European imperialism.

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