This should be expected when we are taught a safe and sanitized history of the founding of Canada and its gradualist evolution towards parliamentary democracy of Peace, Order and Good Government.
Overlooking the fact that there were rebellions and uprisings, calls for a different kind of Canada, one that so scared the British lords that they kept us under martial law, and British Parliaments thumb until the turn of last century. The POGG ideal makes history booooring. Of course Canada has another history, one not written by the Masters. A Peoples History not a Dominion History.
Some contributions I have made to this social history of Canada I offer here;
I Am Canadien
Edward Gibbon Wakefield
A History of Canadian Wealth, 1914
Socialized Medicine Began in Alberta
Populism and Producerism
Return of the City State
The Vimy Myth
Suffield Base Canada's Area 51
Also references in the article: A greater union,
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