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CANADIAN HISTORY: Jean Talon

Jean Talon, intendant of New France (baptized 8 January 1625/26 in Châlons-sur-Marne, France; died 24 November 1694 in France). https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/jean-talon   Jean Talon, intendant of New France (baptized 8 January 1625/26 in Châlons-sur-Marne, France; died 24 November 1694 in France). As “Intendant of Justice, Public order and Finances in Canada, Acadia and Newfoundland” 1665-68 and 1669-72, Talon was a determined, energetic and […]

Quebec high school history texts ‘fundamentally flawed and must be withdrawn’: EMSB report

Quebec high school history texts ‘fundamentally flawed and must be withdrawn’: EMSB report Students in the Grade 9 and 10 Canadian and Quebec history classes are being taught a “skewed, one-sided view of the past that distorts the historical record,” according to the committee report, a copy of which was obtained by The Canadian Press. […]