If apologies must flow if reconciliation is to be achieved in Canada, native groups should also issue regrets for their bygone evils
Author: Gerry Bowler
Gerry Bowler grew up in Saskatoon and earned his first two academic degrees from the University of Saskatchewan. He received his Ph.D. in History from King’s College, London with a dissertation on Protestant political theory of the Tudor period.
The next generation of Canadian superheroes
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Can’t we just talk politely about climate change?
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