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Be happy Canada just not too proud!

Perhaps consider this for our Canada Day weekend? Patriotism or nationalism are not virtuous in of themselves. Our nation needs to fix many things. Most notably the sins of the father.  http://www.chiefs-of-ontario.org/node/920 2014  100 yrs before Canada birthday, the British … Continue reading

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‘Teach for Canada’ is just another style for privatization public education

http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/canada/thunder-bay/teach-for-canada-opens-the-door-to-privatization-teachers-union-says-1.3190363 Currently First Nations-run schools, which are federally funded, receive one-third to nearly one-half less funding per student compared to provincially-funded schools. “Our understanding is the under-funding of Aboriginal education has really opened the door to this privatization,” Smith said. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Winnipeg, where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst..

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/welcome-to-winnipeg-where-canadas-racism-problem-is-at-its-worst/ Thanks to my courageous and loving colleague for reminding me.  Clearly Winnipeg isn’t the only jurisdiction that deserves retribution.  We all need to look in the mirror! Complex answer obviously but why do we, after many global stories of racial … Continue reading

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