Daniel Francis

Reading the National Narrative

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Jul 28, 2013

<p>Three of my enthusiasms to share this time:</p>

<p>1. basketball. NBA teams, in this case the Toronto Raptors, are using <a href="http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9068903/the-toronto-raptors-sportvu-cameras-nba-analytical-revolution">video technology</a> to choreograph their play.</p>

May 29, 2013

The decision by a the parliamentary heritage committee in Ottawa to commence an investigation into Canadian history, including how the subject is taught in schools, touched off a bit of a squall from people who believe the government should keep its hands off history. I’m not sure why. Lindsay Gibson has a review and an analysis of the controversy at The History Education Network website.