Canada Vol.36 (#Canada150 …)

Here are additional articles on #Canada150.

Thomas D’Arcy McGee: The Idealist (w PDF; 06/08/2017) | Alastair Gillespie @MLInstitute

Happy 150th to one of the world’s most demonstrably successful societies (06/30/2017) | William Watson @FraserInstitute

Canadians born in the afterglow of 1967 are becoming our political, media and corporate leaders. How will they approach the country’s future? (06/29/2017) | @jenditchburn @IRPP

Bringing human rights back into balance (05/30/2017) | Elizabeth McIsaac @MowatCentre

At a milestone in Canada’s history, the vital role of trade unions remains overlooked (06/29/2017) | Ed Finn @rabbleca

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA (06/29/2017) | @HeartlandOnCBC
Q: Where does the name Canada come from?
A: The most accepted theory is that a St. Lawrence Iroquoian tribe who encountered French explorer Jacques Cartier used the word ‘kanata’ which in their language meant village or settlement. Cartier in his writings wrote ‘Canada,’ to reference not only the village he was directed to but the entire area.

Can you celebrate Canada 150 and still respect Indigenous rights? (w Voice; 06/28/2017) | Anna Maria Tremonti @CBCIndigenous

Let’s celebrate Canada’s 150th with a course correction on MMIWG inquiry (06/30/2017) | Lorimer Shenher @NatObserver

First Nations Activists from Winnipeg to Blockade TransCanada Highway on Friday (06/29/2017) | @RedPowerMedia

Resisting 150: Colonialism is at the heart of the Canada 150 narrative. Here’s how we change the story. | @UAlberta @Medium
Métis professor @adamgaudry says that Canada 150 celebrates a history that, for Indigenous people, doesn’t really exist.

Acknowledging Canada’s Faults Doesn’t Diminish Us. Ignoring Them Does (06/23/2017) | Jerry Dias @HuffPostCanada

Canada 150: Reconciling who we are with who we want to be | @ccpa

Incentives, Identity, and the Growth of Canada’s Indigenous Population (w PDFs; 06/21/2017) | Tom Flanagan @FraserInstitute

False Security The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-terrorism | @cforcese & Kent Roach @irwinlaw