colonialism in Canada

“No bad guys” in colonialism?

According to Michael Beggs, lawyer for the federal government in this recent landmark trial between the Saugeen Ojibway Nations and Ontario Provincial government,"there were no bad guys” throughout the long…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Changing the name

UVic has decided to decline taking a stance of support Unist’ot’en. For me, this is a testament to the limits of reconciliation. For universities and many Canadian institutions, even the…

NEWS UNSETTLED | Understanding Unist’ot’en Part II

Understanding the weight and consequences of the situation on Wet’suwet’en land requires nothing less than diligent and critical research into Canada’s founding and the convictions of the settlers who justified…