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Bringing in the chiefs

John Baglow 2010.  Used by permission. All rights reserved McDonald’s recent book on the relationship between the Religious Right and the Harper government, The Armageddon Factor, may have been unclear on finer points of theology, and it contained a small handful of solecisms over which the Usual Suspects snorted and slobbered. But in general it was a [...]

News Digest June 18, 2010

A week after Pentecostals and Charismatics held a  First Nations ‘Forgiven‘ event in Ottawa, it’s like it never happened. The site, blogs and twitter have been silent. There is no word participants are working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Kenny Blacksmith of Gathering Nations International and star of the Ottawa event was appointed to [...]

Daily Roundup for April 30, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI has issued a statement of “sorrow” but not an apology, after meeting with First Nations leaders to discuss the residential school system. (h/t Dammit Janet!, Unrepentant Old Hippie) David MacDonald and 4 My Canada director Faytene Kryskow have presented a 18 222-signature petition to the Governor-General, demanding she revoke Henry Morgentaler’s Order [...]