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Postmedia in the gutter

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Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

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Megan J. Davies

<p><strong>Megan J. Davies</strong> is a professor in York University’s Department of Social Science and a British Columbian social historian. Her research interests include madness, old age, social welfare, rural medicine and alternative health practices.</p>

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Megan J. Davies

History from the Dark Side

Junk science, injustice and the value of public memory September 2013
In “And Neither Have I Wings to Fly”: Labelled and Locked Up in Canada’s Oldest Institution, Toronto writer Thelma Wheatley has given imaginative life to a largely forgotten chapter in Canadian history. Throughout the first half of the 20th century, spurred by eugenicist ideas popular throughout the western world, Canadian politicians, social…