Our country can only remain united if we allow space for regional differences to flourish rather than trying to impose one-size-fits-all solutions.
‘Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness’ were the founding principles of the US. In Canada, the goals are ‘Peace, Order, and good Government.’
How did a national leader whose animating political spirit was protecting human rights come to adopt a passive acceptance of Canada’s worst face of colonialism?
Land Defenders from Six Nations occupied a disputed land to highlight the fact that Canadians have a long way to go when it comes to learning what land acknowledgements are supposed to teach us.
As anti-racism protests take aim at statues of slave owners and racist figures, Canada needs to reassess how it remembers its past.
The vandalism of colonial statues is an expression of political protest against the celebration of settler colonialism in Canada.
Put down the science brochures. If your high schooler really wants to be a history major, smile, knowing that they’re taking the first step to a deeper understanding of the world around them.
Should statues of historical figures be removed or replaced? That debate has been rekindled in Canada after Victoria took down a statue of John A. Macdonald, the country’s first prime minister.