Is the Canadian military a friend and ally of First Nations or an exploiter and repressor? The military’s immense resources and cultural clout certainly enables it to attract indigenous youth to become soldiers. But First Nations have more reason than most to be wary of the Canadian Forces (CF). A recent Ipolitics story titled “This... Continue Reading →
Victims of Canadian colonialism celebrated for joining imperialist war
Amidst an orgy of martial patriotism that is finally over, there was a sad irony. In recent days the Canadian Forces, banks, politicians, sports TV networks, private foundations, the news media, etc. have all promoted the idea that the centennial of Canadian troops capturing some high ground in France during a minor Word War 1... Continue Reading →
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