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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

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In Kamloops, Not One Body Has Been Found

At the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, so far not a single body has been found, writes Professor Jacques Rouillard. Nearby, the existing cemetery is located on the Indian Reserve itself ...

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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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A Hall of Halls

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A Hall of Halls

Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France is self-consciously a work of revision, by which the Jesuit missionaries are rescued from the conflicting pieties of past historians. Bronwen McShea invites her readers to reconsider the Jesuit missions at the foundations of Canadian history.

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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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The Imbecile Attack on Egerton Ryerson

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The Imbecile Attack on Egerton Ryerson

It is wrong to blame Egerton Ryerson for creating residential schools and too often ignored that Indigenous people themselves wanted government-funded schools. It was Chief Peter Jones, working with other prominent Methodists, who argued that the government should fund schools to educate Indigenous men .... 

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