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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?

Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill is the author of nine books, including The Book of Negroes (HarperCollins, 2007) and Blood: The Stuff of Life (House of Anansi, 2013), which formed the basis of his 2013 Massey Lectures. More information about him is available at <>.

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Lawrence Hill

Chains Unearthed

A ground-breaking work on the black and aboriginal slaves who helped build New France, finally translated into English May 2014
As recently as the third quarter of the 20th century, just a few substantial books existed about the history of blacks in Canada. Two scholarly works—The Blacks in Canada: A History by Yale University’s Robin Winks and The Black Loyalists: The Search for the Promised Land in Nova Scotia and Sierra