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COMMENTARY June 12, 2015 - 8:38 am

My Little Corner of Canada, June 12

A New Handshake

JOHN AMAGOALIK

The release of the report and recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission after six years of hearings and thousands of witnesses, brings Canada to a fork in the road.

The work of the commission confirms what the Aboriginal peoples have been trying to tell Canadians for decades.

It...

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COMMENTARY June 05, 2015 - 11:45 am

My Little Corner of Canada, June 5

Inuit and the Media

JOHN AMAGOALIK

When the Qikiqtani Inuit Association first approached me more than a year ago about establishing a scholarship under my name, I readily agreed to the idea.

They asked me what field of learning I would want the scholarship to be for. It didn’t take me long to decide it would be for journalism. My...

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COMMENTARY May 29, 2015 - 3:15 pm

My Little Corner of Canada, May 29

Where is Peace?

JOHN AMAGOALIK

Where is the peace movement? Where are the flower children who told the world to make love, not war? Where are the hippies with their peace signs and symbols? Where is Greenpeace?

Back in the 1960s, when the peace movement was strong, ordinary people got involved to try and make this a better...

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COMMENTARY May 28, 2015 - 5:18 am

Photo: How do I look?

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COMMENTARY May 15, 2015 - 11:27 am

My Little Corner of Canada, May 15

The Political Landscape

JOHN AMAGOALIK

There will be a federal election in the next six months or less. Most political pundits are guessing October.

This corner is guessing September, before it starts getting cold. Canada will decide whether to stay on the right (Conservative,) turn left (NDP,) or return to the center...

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