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Happy Thanksgiving or Happy Colonialism Day?;
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Happy Thanksgiving or Happy Colonialism Day?

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to my American followers and readers! I hope all of you are enjoying your Thanksgiving meal with family and/or friends! I found this illustration through one of my friends’ friend about the first ‘Americans’ who arrived at Plymouth Rock. This comic deals with history, politics, integration, racism, and prejudice. Isn’t …

Labour Day’s Canadian Roots (from a Vancouver Sun article);
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Labour Day’s Canadian Roots (from a Vancouver Sun article)

Did you know Labour Day has Canadian roots? I’m glad this was included in the Vancouver Sun as I don’t believe we were taught this in secondary school. “It all started on April 15, 1872, when Canada was just five years old. Although the United Kingdom had repealed a law making membership in a union …