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Shoes are placed at the base of the vandalized Egerton Ryerson statue at Ryerson University in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ryerson’s reputational crisis: What to do about its namesake and his legacy

Discussions on the renaming of Ryerson University must prioritize the public interest and meet the collective responsibility to engage with Canada’s history of Indigenous oppression.
A person lays shoes on the steps of city hall in Kingston, Ont., at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were recently discovered on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Why many Canadians don’t seem to care about the lasting effects of residential schools

Canadians need to understand the basic harms and violences that continue to be experienced by Indigenous people across the land we call Canada.
Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, celebrates the Indian Diwali festival. from www.shutterstock.com

From lascars to skilled migrants: Indian diaspora in New Zealand and Australia

Indian migration to North America and the United Kingdom has been studied extensively, but less is known about Australia and New Zealand, the southern-most outposts of the Indian diaspora.

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