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Sep 24, 2018

Playing (with) identity in Canadian university classrooms

Raluca Bejan
The push for de-colonial education is oftentimes a matter of political performativity. So is the "benevolent" act of the compassionate agent who "allows" the colonized to tell their colonizing story.
News
Aug 8, 2018
Mexican government photo of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on July 25.

Mining for Canadian imperialism

José Luis Granados Ceja
A review of Canada's adventures in imperialism and colonialism following the meeting between Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Blog
Jun 29, 2017
 Image: Wikimedia Commons/Vancouver2

William Grant Stairs of Halifax helped conquer the Congo

Yves Engler
Canada's 150th anniversary offers a unique opportunity to shed light on some darker corners of Canadian history. One of the dustier chapters is our contribution to one of the most barbarous regimes
Blog
Apr 25, 2017
Image: Flickr/greg westfall

Canadian missionaries in Africa and the NGO model

Yves Engler
Canadian missionaries aggressively supported colonial officials. 2,500 Canadian missionaries were proselytizing in Africa and Canadian churches raised large sums to support mission stations
Blog
Nov 28, 2016
Mary Poppins and friends

Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins'

Christopher Majka
The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?

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