Federal Government faces growing calls to halt the Site C dam

Organizations from across Canada urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take immediate action to halt construction of BC’s Site C dam. Continue reading Federal Government faces growing calls to halt the Site C dam

Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

Unlike most academic books, Rethinking the Great White North stirred enough irritation to be attacked by a Globe and Mail columnist. Repeating an old saw, Margaret Wente previously wrote that what makes someone Canadian is having sex in a canoe. Maybe new immigrants should be taught to canoe, Wente said, so they could be more patriotic. Continue reading Rethinking the Great White North: Race, Nature and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada