Open until January 9, 2017 Explore and discuss
When Justin Trudeau went abroad to international meetings immediately after becoming Canada’s prime minister he announced that “Canada is back”. Much of what he seemed to mean by this centred on Canada’s role on the world stage. He was referring...See discussions >
Full launch January 9, 2017
Economic development is a fundamental concern given the serious economic inequalities faced by aboriginal Canadians and communities across the country. But there are different perspectives on what should be achieved with economic development,...
Begins January 9, 2017
The debate about terrorism and extremism is ultimately only about a tiny number of people. Yet underneath all of these debates are the lives and experiences of many Canadians. In the aftermath of almost fifteen years of the “war on terror” do...
Mutual Accommodation: A Better Way of Doing Things?
Let’s discuss one of the most profound facets of the Canadian experience – mutual accommodation. At key moments in Canada’s past, the need to accommodate difference – between Canadians, with our neighbours, and with our northern geography – has...Explore and discuss
William A. Macdonald’s essays in The Globe and Mail
Since late May 2015, Bill Macdonald has authored a series of essays on the Canadian narrative of mutual accommodation that have appeared in The Globe and Mail newspaper and website... read more
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