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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

J.R. Miller

J.R. Miller wrote Residential Schools and Reconciliation: Canada Confronts Its History. He is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Saskatchewan.

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No Genocide

It’s not the right word for the history books October 2019
Editor’s Note: This is one of two related pieces in the October 2019 issue. The Hon. Harry S. LaForme offers a counterargument with “Yes, Genocide.” Only four years ago, a ­tremendous change occurred in how many non-Indigenous Canadians perceive Indigenous people. The chief justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin, used the phrase “cultural genocide” in late May 2015 to describe a number of government…