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Whatever Happened to Christian Canada?

I kind of hope that title catches you by surprise - I certainly had to take a second look at it. It unmistakably implies that Canada was at one time a Christian nation. Indeed, Canada was a Christian nation throughout much of its history. The evidence for this is everywhere. To list just a few… Continue reading Whatever Happened to Christian Canada?

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What’s useful about studying history?

History for many children and teenagers is considered, at the very least, a dull enterprise. At the most, it is the stuff of nightmares to teach and listen to. It is also one of the more forgotten courses to teach. A busy homeschooling mother may be inclined to just teach math, English, and science. Afterall… Continue reading What’s useful about studying history?

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Why Study Canadian History?

  1867. 2017. That’s 150 years of Canadian history. To be clear, that’s 150 years of post-Confederation Canadian history. Canada has centuries, even millennia, of history prior to that. There's the history of the native people of Canada. There's archeological and manuscript evidence of a Norse settlement from 1000 A.D. In the Age of Exploration… Continue reading Why Study Canadian History?