Category Archives: Canadian Issues

The Indian Residential Schools: Yes, It Was Genocide

The following is a continuation from my previous post and part of the serialization of the first draft of my dissertation Unsettling Theology. Two issues arise immediately. First, was the operation of the Indian residential schools really genocide? After all, … Continue reading

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Unsettling Theology: Introduction

How do good people wind up doing evil things? How are Christians to deal with an evil legacy? Behind these simple, very general questions, is an actual story, and a very real theological legacy. Between the 1870s and the 1970s … Continue reading

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Seven Things Men Can Do after the Ghomeshi Verdict

It’s one thing to complain about the failure of the Canadian criminal justice system to adequately address sexual assault (especially sexualized violence against women). It’s another to accept that as a human being and as a male I have a … Continue reading

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A Failure of Justice in Canada

There’s an old saying: “Not only must Justice be done; it must also be seen to be done.” Today I believe that,  while the justice system in Canada may have functioned well by its own terms, it has failed the … Continue reading

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Fixing the Canadian Dollar

I have a modest proposal. We are all worried about the value of the Canadian dollar. We recently have watched its  decline in its value since 2013, when it was at par with the US dollar, to now under US$0.70. … Continue reading

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