A reminder to our readers that you are all invited to the inaugural lecture in the Mississauga Library System’s ‘History Minds’ series, co-hosted with ActiveHistory.ca. The first talk will be on Thursday, March 10th at 7:30PM in Classroom 3 at the Mississauga Central Library (see below the cut for directions).
Today, our sixth book review by somebody from outside of academia of a book written by a professional historian. Amnesty International volunteer, activist and fieldworker Gord Barnes, from Regina, SK, reviews Ken Leyton-Brown’s The Practice of Execution in Canada.
Please sign the petition to save the Historical Archives of Hungarian State Security.
A look at some of the problems with current consumer activist campaigns and some lessons we can learn from the past.
Scrub oak speaks: It speaks Sioux. It speaks Anishinaabe. English now. Maybe – since Trudeau – it even learned some French. If you listen carefully, beneath the roar of stories about colonialism, it will whisper we were here, we were here.
In this post, we announce an upcoming speakers’ series in March, April, and May 2011 at the Mississauga Library System.
An exploration of digital Canadian history resources, with a focus on local and national museums and archives.
An analysis of slavery past and present from the Alliance Against Modern Slavery.
An analysis of WikiLeaks, access to information, and the public’s right to know.
Rural Raids and Divided Loyalties – Southwestern Ontario and the War of 1812 is a new documentary in the works that examines little known stories of the American raids on Southwestern Ontario.