‘Russell’ slavery storm reaches Ottawa via Russell Road: ‘To preserve Black history, we need to re-write it’
A controversy over the historical namesake of Russell Township just east of Ottawa has reached the nation’s capital along Russell Road — the route that runs between urban Ottawa and the nearby rural area named for a slave owner. Peter Russell was also a top Upper Canada administrator in the…
Indigenous experts skeptical about proposed child welfare legislation
With the recent introduction of a new Indigenous child-welfare bill, some groups are skeptical about the effectiveness of the legislation.