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Empty Archives: Reflections on an Institution in Crisis

“Of all national assets archives are the most precious; they are the gift of one generation to another and the extent of our care of them marks the extent of our civilization.” Arthur Doughty, Dominion Archivist and Keeper of the Records, 1904-1935 What’s the use … Continue readingEmpty Archives: Reflections on an Institution in Crisis

Art Exhibit Review: “The 1930s: The Making of ‘The New Man”’

First appeared in Canadian Art Magazine “The 1930s: The Making of ‘The New Man’” is a stark reminder of how easily huge numbers of human beings can be convinced to slaughter and maim one another, how weak and hateful we can be, how susceptible to … Continue readingArt Exhibit Review: “The 1930s: The Making of ‘The New Man”’