Angela Bowden: “Hearing happy associated with somebody’s perpetrator of their genocide and trauma does not go well together. And, at this stage in the game, with racial tensions and hate crimes at an escalating high in Canada and indeed the world, hearing happy Canada Day can be significantly triggering for those being abused by Canada and all of its systems!”
Media release: Weather permitting, we’re going to mark Canada Day by getting together to read selections from the Truth and Reconciliation Report “What We Have Learned”.
Judy Haiven on working and getting paid on this somber Canada Day.
Angee Bowden: Hearing Happy and Canada in the same sentence can be very triggering for Black and Indigenous people. It’s like a rapist to the #Metoo movement, Canada is our rapist .
What’s open, what’s closed, who cares? Will you get paid, and does your boss know, that’s what matters.
Canada Day causes Kendall to think about the stigma of poverty and how to handle unwelcome encounters with overly curious acquaintances.
Judy Haiven explains the complexities around getting paid for working on Canada Day.