I read Freedom of Expression Under Attack: The Liberal Government Moves to Have the CRTC Regulate All User Generated Content https://ift.tt/3tMtowx Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage last month and was asked by Liberal MP Tim Louis about “misinformation that somehow this [Bill C-10] would control, or regulate, […]

I read Historic land claim sees chief finish what ancestor started 160 years ago https://ift.tt/3tIfCuy Patricia Bernard was in university majoring in history when she discovered several maps of her community, Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, about 25 years ago and at a time when she wasn’t thinking of a land claim. via IFTTT

I read Student publishes guide to Indigenous resources at N.B. archives https://ift.tt/3tJZ4Cz A St. Thomas University student hopes the guide to the provincial archive’s Indigenous resources will help educators and researchers tell a fuller story of Indigenous history and culture. via IFTTT

I read Linux bans University of Minnesota for sending buggy patches in the name of research https://ift.tt/3n5BTAh Greg Kroah-Hartman, who is one of the head honchos of the Linux kernel development and maintenance team, has banned the University of Minnesota (UMN) from further contributing to the Linux Kernel. The University had apparently introduced questionable patches […]

I read Unicorns in Their Own Words https://ift.tt/3aCay3J As an academic writing on sexuality I am accustomed to reviewers’ critiques of my work, although writing for the public sphere has been a sharp learning curve of how to best deal with public reactions to my findings. via IFTTT

I read Cory Doctorow on his drive to inspire positive futures https://ift.tt/34OM1Wo What does the future hold? In our series “Imagining the Next Future,” Polygon explores the new era of science fiction — in movies, books, TV, games, and beyond — to see how storytellers and innovators are imagining the next 10, 20, 50, or […]

I read Objectivity Is a Privilege Afforded to White Journalists https://ift.tt/3j0WORB In April 2015, Baltimore was burning. A twenty-five-year-old Black man named Freddie Gray had died after a week-long coma following his violent arrest and “rough ride” in the back of a Baltimore Police Department van. Anger at police brutality had spilled out onto the […]

I read Objectivity Is a Privilege Afforded to White Journalists https://ift.tt/3j0WORB In April 2015, Baltimore was burning. A twenty-five-year-old Black man named Freddie Gray had died after a week-long coma following his violent arrest and “rough ride” in the back of a Baltimore Police Department van. Anger at police brutality had spilled out onto the […]

I read Higgs government pulls out of gas-tax sharing with First Nations https://ift.tt/2OLq6dD The New Brunswick government is pulling out of tax-sharing agreements with 13 Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey First Nations, invoking its right to terminate some of the deals as early as this July. via IFTTT