For many newcomers to Canada, their first impression of the First Peoples of Canada often comes in the form of an outdated study guide for the citizenship test.
In Canada, provincial and territorial governments determine who can vote in municipal elections, and they all currently have laws restricting that right to Canadian citizens.
As an educator in Canada, whose homeland has been inhabited by Indigenous peoples long before me, I have the opportunity and responsibility to teach this history to my students.
There have been no outright wars between the world’s major powers since WWI. It’s this fact that causes some to say the UN Security Council has successfully served its purpose.
Many of us likely take basic universal human rights for granted. Yet in a legal sense, human rights have existed for less than 75 years.