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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Ian Milligan

Ian Milligan is a professor of Canadian and digital history at the University of Waterloo, as well as a founding co­editor of the website ActiveHistory.ca. His first book, Rebel Youth: 1960s Labour Unrest, Young Workers and New Leftists in English Canada, comes out this summer with University of British Columbia Press.

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Does History Matter?

Pioneering research on Canada's attitudes toward bygone days May 2014
The field of history does not seem to be doing well in Canada these days. We have polls on Canada Day or Remembrance Day indicating how little Canadians know about pivotal historical events. Historica Canada, formerly the Historica-Dominion Institute, found that only 37 percent of Canadians knew that July 27, 2013, was the 60th anniversary of the Korean War ceasefire (the “forgotten…