‘Where’s Champlain’s Statue?’

The one-sided rewriting of Canadian history... “The re-installation of the Samuel de Champlain statue as part of Orillia, Ont.’s Couchiching Beach Park monument has been postponed, ‘Parks Canada’ announced... The re-installation’s deferment will allow for progress of the implementation of the recommendations that were put forward by the monument’s working group, which formed in 2018... … Continue reading ‘Where’s Champlain’s Statue?’

‘Another Look at the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike’

“Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Winnipeg General Strike, the most dramatic moment in our nation’s labour history and one highly romanticized ever since 1919. All of this romance seems to have caused people to forget what was really at stake at the time.“Whenever the strike is discussed, particularly how the … Continue reading ‘Another Look at the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike’