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Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies

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Rhonda L. Hinther It was by a mere two hours that eleven-year-old Myron Shatulsky missed seeing his beloved father, internee Matthew Shatulsky, when the train transferring Matthew and his comrades from the Kananaskis Internment Camp to Petawawa passed through Winnipeg earlier than anticipated on a July day in 1941. Myron had not seen his father since the RCMP hauled him… Read more »

Slavery in Canada? I Never Learned That!

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By Natasha Henry The highly anticipated soon-to-be-released film, 12 Years a Slave, has garnered lots of attention following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film provides a shocking but realistic depiction of American slavery. It is based on the life of Solomon Northrup, a free man, who was kidnapped from his hometown in New York and sold… Read more »

An Invitation to a Free Oral History Workshop in Montreal

An invitation to a free oral history workshop sponsored by the Montreal Life Stories Project and Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling.