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Book Review: Uprising by Douglas L. CP

Book Review: Uprising by Douglas L. Bland

This is not your typical Canadian novel, full of sensitively deconstructed angst and lapidary, workshopped prose. This is an action- packed "issues" novel, a one-man crusade to awaken Canadians from their complacency about the possibility of a paralyzing native insurrection.
01/19/2013 08:05 EST
Sorry Richard Gwyn, Sir John A. was no

Sorry Richard Gwyn, Sir John A. was no Trudeau

Richard Gwyn's prize-winning biography has been praised for giving us a John A. Macdonald for the 21st-century. Gwyn presents Macdonald as a hero for a modern bilingual and multicultural Canada, a liberal nationalist like Gwyn himself. But I fear it doesn't wash.
04/27/2012 09:55 EDT
The Order of Canada Wages Class Warfare Against Lord AP

The Order of Canada Wages Class Warfare Against Lord Black

Since the beginning of Black's legal travails there has been a quiet campaign to remove him from the Order of Canada. The Advisory Council finds it acceptable to pursue a wealthy man who had the misfortune to be targetted by U.S. kangaroo prosecutors though it has never moved against the ignominious fraudster and "world's fastest human being," Ben Johnson.
03/02/2012 11:11 EST