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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Amy Shaw

Amy Shaw teaches history at the University of Lethbridge. She is the author of Crisis of Conscience: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War (UBC Press, 2009) and co-editor of A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls in Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War (UBC Press, 2012).

Articles by
Amy Shaw

Battle Wary

Why is a fight on another continent, 50 years after Confederation, our nation’s founding myth? April 2017
The year 2017 is the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. It is also the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge during the First World War. Celebrations and commemorations of both are rife this year, and it is difficult to say which is more important in the popular imagination. The two events are in curious competition as founding…