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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

James Pitsula

James M. Pitsula is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Regina, and author of For All We Have and Are: Regina and the Experience of the Great War (University of Manitoba Press, 2008).

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James Pitsula

A Great Human Tragedy

Putting settlers onto a virtual desert could only lead to catastrophe October 2011
Saskatchewan in the 1930s was the setting for human tragedy on a vast scale. People did not have enough to eat. There were 14 deaths from starvation, 78 perished from rickets, 6 died of scurvy, 2 of pellagra and 1 of beriberi, and these were just the deaths reported in the official statistics. Others, no…