While the country is gearing up for a massive celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, it’s also important to note the accomplishments of Indigenous peoples before 1867.
While the field of psychology is relatively young, concepts relating to mental health and mental illness stretch back thousands of years.
“This is way cooler than what I learned in high school. I loved the part where Sir John A. MacDonald fought off four dragons using only a rusty blunderbuss and a 60-year-old bottle of scotch.”—Sheryl Watts, a first-year alternative Canadian history major.
All in all, it’s an enlightening read that highlights how freedom in Western countries is often taken for granted.
Instituting mandatory Indigenous history classes would help ensure students are prepared to make equitable decisions as they start the next chapter of their lives.
Working with the There’s Room: Ottawa Artists Respond to the Refugee Crisis art exhibition at Gallery 101, which features multiple University of Ottawa alumni, Koebel guided participants through Ottawa’s Little Italy neighbourhood on Feb. 20.
Canada’s past can show us how not to handle crises that happen today If all goes according to the Liberal government’s plan, 10,000 Syrian refugees will be admitted into our country before the year is out. U...