Great War

The First Time the Conservative Party Eliminated the Canadian Wheat Board

Last November, ahead of the House of Commons vote on the elimination of the Canadian Wheat Board purchasing monopsony, the federal Minister of Agriculture, Gerry Ritz, and his provincial cohorts from Alberta and Saskatchewan held a press conference to celebrate the achievement of the federal Conservative Party’s long-held policy objective. […]

Heterocentrism in Canadian History: The John McCrae “Controversy”

A couple of days ago, the Ottawa Citizen published a perplexing article about Lt.-Col. John McCrae, author of the famous poem “In Flanders Fields,” claiming that the director of development for the Bytown Museum alleges that “the famed poet was gay.” The article¬† appears to be a very late response […]