Tag Archives: Canadians

The Demise of the CBC?

Oh woe is the CBC. The Globe and Mail reported last week that the Canadian government is taking an interest in crown corporations in regards to their negotiations with their employees regarding their compensation. Apparently this is not going over … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor exchange ended after criticism of myself by another letter writer

Re: N. R. Ward’s Oct 12 letter. Mr. Ward writes from a position of relative ignorance, I suggest. I researched Charles Chiniquy’s claims over a period of twenty-two years in libraries, archives, etc, across the U.S.and found no significant mistakes. … Continue reading

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Smear tactics against Charles Chiniquy?

Charles Chiniquy is still assailed in modern times. In his blog article, Charles Chiniquy – Illinois Schismatic: The First American Catholic Apostate, April 28th, 2011, Pat Hickey makes unsubstantiated and erroneous statements about the celebrated clergyman. I found the article … Continue reading

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The Conspirator and Joe Ricketts

So Joe Ricketts bankrolls a movie about Mary Surratt. “The Conspirator,” recounted the story of Mary Surratt, the only woman charged in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, “The Conspirator” was released in 2011.  The movie … Continue reading

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Lincoln Vampire Hunter- Give it a miss if you like history

A couple of days ago, I went to see Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter, as it was in my hometown. I had been interviewed by the CBC Radio Daybreak North (B.C.) show about the movie last week so I thought … Continue reading

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Is Charles Chiniquy relevant for today?

Who is Charles Chiniquy? He died more than a hundred and ten years ago and most people in Canada and the United States have never heard of him. Why would he be relevant today? He continues however, to have significance … Continue reading

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