Esyllt Jones and Adele Perry, eds. People’s Citizenship Guide: A Response to Conservative Canada (Winnipeg: Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2011). Reviewed by E.L. Payseur I was asked to write a review of the People’s Citizenship Guide as someone who has fairly recently taken the Canadian citizenship test, and not as the historian I am. It is extremely difficult to separate these… Read more »
What’s the Use of History? Citizenship and History in Canada’s Past and Present 6:30-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 16 2012 Palmerston Branch, Toronto Public Library 560 Palmerston Ave., Toronto, ONInspired by the newly published People’s Citizenship Guide (Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2011), this roundtable of historians will discuss how concepts of citizenship have changed over the past century, and how history has… Read more »
A short review of the People’s Citizenship Guide on the eve of its Winnipeg launch on February 13th 2012.
An evaluation of the recent government decision to ban face veils during the swearing of the oath of citizenship.
The recent release of the primer for the Canadian citizenship test, Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship, has been met with much praise. Many historians, however, are not so laudatory.