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The Complex Truths of Oil Politics

When I started graduate school at Yale in the early 2000s, Nigeria, my home country, had just transitioned from many years of military dictatorship to a democracy. 1,019 more words

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WiTOPoli Weekly: Friday, July 17th

 A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 265 more words

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Premiers commit to Truth and Reconciliation recommendations

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. – Canada’s premiers support the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations and will act on them with or without Ottawa’s help, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis said Wednesday. 666 more words

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Why the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Matters to Me

On June 2nd, 2015, Canada produced the long-awaited Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, a document that includes 94 recommendations as well as an in-depth description of the history of the residential school as it applies to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people in Canada. 440 more words

Education

My Indian Summer - Chapter 2 - Pride and Prejudice

I’m reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Personally, I find the language a bit tedious. If you haven’t read it, here are the Spark’s Notes.  954 more words

Canada Day message from KAIROS

Message from Jennifer Henry, KAIROS Executive Director, on Canada Day 2015  863 more words

Canada means Village, not Colonialism

I celebrated Canada day while growing up for the sake of celebrating rather than supporting a cause, like most others (I assume). When I asked/learned about Canada day, I was told it’s “Canada’s birthday” and the day was decorated with nationalism and a general sense of being “proud to be Canadian”. 269 more words

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