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Righting Canada's Wrongs: The LGBT Purge and the fight for equal rights in Canada
  • Interest age: 13-18
  • School grade: 8-12

Until recently, Canadian laws discriminated against LGBT people. Those in the Canadian Military, RCMP and civil service were targeted specifically.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs: The Sixties Scoop and the Stolen Lives of Indigenous Children
  • Interest age: 13-18

An examination of the Sixties Scoop – a child welfare policy in Canada that saw the removal of Indigenous children from their families, often by force.

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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Inuit Relocations
  • Interest age: 13-18

The Inuit community has proven resilient to many attempts at assimilation, relocation and evacuation to the south. The Canadian government has apologized for their racist policies.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide
  • Interest age: 13

Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide

Contributions by Lindsay Gibson, Contributions by Ilan Danjoux, Contributions by Roland Case

A resource guide for the Righting Canada's Wrongs series that provides lessons in historical thinking.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs: Residential Schools
  • Interest age: 13-18

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War
  • Interest age: 13-18
  • School grade: 8-12

A newly updated edition explains how prejudice and racism led to the roundup and internment of hundreds of loyal Italian Canadians during the Second World War and includes the federal government’s apology for the internment in 2021.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs: Africville
  • Interest age: 13-18
  • School grade: 8-12

In the 1960s, after ignoring the Black community’s repeated petitions for basic services, the City of Halifax bulldozed Africville in the name of urban renewal.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs: Anti-Semitism and the MS St. Louis
  • Interest age: 13-18

In 1939, a ship of Jewish refugees, including hundreds of children, was turned away by the Canadian government, fuelled by anti-Semitic sentiments. In 2018, Canada apologized.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs: Africville
  • Interest age: 13-18

In the 1960s, after years of ignoring the basic needs of the community, the City of Halifax bulldozed the Black community of Africville in the name of urban renewal.

Hardback   Out of print
9781459413580 | Published: April 2019

Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide

Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide

Contributions by Lindsay Gibson, Contributions by Ilan Danjoux, Contributions by Roland Case

A resource guide for the Righting Canada's Wrongs series that provides seven lessons in historical thinking.

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Righting Canada's Wrongs

Righting Canada's Wrongs

A highly visual and engaging look at racism and discrimination in Canada's history

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Series features

  • Voices and stories of those who were affected
  • Geared to support history and civics curriculums
  • Full-colour images of period artifacts, maps, documents and historic photographs
  • Teachers Resource Guide prepared by the Critical Thinking Consortium
"As indicated by its name, this series is hopeful. It is not about opening old wounds; it's about remembering the past, understanding it and moving forward." Nikkei Voice

Righting Canada's Wrongs is a series devoted to the exploration of the Canadian government's actions that violated the rights of groups of Canadian citizens, the subsequent fight for acknowledgement and justice, and the eventual apologies and restitution by governments.