Civil Rights

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Dangerous Enemy Sympathizers

Canadian Internment Camp B, 1940-1945

From 1940 to 1945, Internment Camp B at Ripples, some 35 kilometres east of Fredericton, played a considerable role in the Second World War. Chosen for its remote rural New Brunswick location, … 178 View

Gay Marriage

The Story of a Canadian Social Revolution

A history of the fight for same-sex marriage in Canada. Few issues have dominated recent Canadian politics like the legalization of same-sex marriage. As a political correspondent for The … ; 312 View
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Foreword by Hon. Martin Cauchon and Introduction by author

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From the decriminalization of homosexuality, the charter of rights and freedoms, same-sex couple adoption and the fight for marriage eqality this briefly outlines the underlying history of the … ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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In the introduction, Theobald provides an overview of the history of the internment camp at Ripples, New Brunswick. He also discusses some work that has been done on the camp in the past, and his … 8 $0.80 Add
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Blazing the Trail

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Provides a time-line of the fight for Marriage eqality in Canada from the 1970s through to the passing of Bill C-23 in 2000 which recognized same-sex common-law unions ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Far from Inflammable Materials

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This chapter concerns the first phase of the camp, during which it held German and Austrian Jewish refugees, including medical doctors, concert pianists, and young students. 17 $1.70 Add
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Part Two

From: The Mantle of Struggle

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Part two explores Douglas’ move to Canada to attend Sir George Williams University in Montreal during the 1960s. These chapters detail his life during this time; his civil rights activism … 102 $10.20 Add
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Gay Marriage Gathers Strength

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Breaks down the strengthening position of Gay Marriage through a closer look at some cases from Quebec and British Columbia in the late 90s and early 2000s ; 23 $2.30 Add
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You’ll Get Used to It

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After a short stay in Trois-Rivières, 711 men and boys arrived at Camp B in Sunbury County, New Brunswick, where locals had been toiling to finish constucting the site. Here they were … 46 $4.60 Add
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Discriminatory — But Defensible?

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Judge Ian H. Pitfield of the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling in 2001 that excluding gays and lesbians from the institution of marriage was discriminniatory under the charter of rights and … ; 25 $2.50 Add
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Here Come the Bad Guys

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After the departure of the Jewish internees in the summer of 1941, Camp B held a mix of Germans, German-Canadians, as well as other Canadians and men from all over Europe. If the tragedy of the … 50 $5.00 Add
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First Stirrings in Ottawa

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Examines the government’s appeal of the Ontario decision about redefining marriage, examines the supporters, opposers and arguments made. ; 18 $1.80 Add
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The End of the Beginning

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Camp B began to wind down as Italian prisoners were freed after the Allied armistice with Italy. By January 1945, there were only 185 internees in the camp, and with the German surrender in May, … 14 $1.40 Add
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Canadian multiculturalism and its nationalisms

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Argues the importance for Canadian scholars of noting the roots of at least some aspects of multicultural discursive practice in the United States. In the U.S., the discourse and even the … 19 $1.90 Add
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Conclusion

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In the conclusion, Theobald suggests that although the internees were treated humanely, on the whole, their imprisonment was mostly based on hasty decisions spurred on by fear. 12 $1.20 Add
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Parliament Gets Involved

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examines the 2002-2003 standing committee on Justice and Human Rights in their examination and discussiong of same-sex marriage. ; 21 $2.10 Add