Skip to content

From the archives

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?

Ronald Rudin

Ronald Rudin is a professor of history at Concordia University and author of two books touching on the memory of Champlain: Found Fathers: Champlain and Laval in the Streets of Quebec (University of Toronto Press, 2003) and Remembering and Forgetting in Acadie: A Historian’s Journey through Public Memory (University of Toronto Press, 2009).

Articles by
Ronald Rudin

A Very American Champlain

A U.S. historian provides quite a new take on Canada’s “founding father” April 2009
Having already taken on such larger-than-life figures as Paul Revere and George Washington, the American historian David Hackett Fischer decided—in a sense—to cross the border to look at a Canadian icon, Samuel de Champlain. There was, of course, no border in Champlain’s time, and in fact Champlain’s wide-ranging exploration of North America took him to both sides of the line that would subsequently be…