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Issue 21 Articles

Marking Inroads’ 15th anniversary, Inroads 21 is a special retrospective issue featuring the best of the first 20 issues. Here we present articles from early issues not available elsewhere on this site. Articles cover Canadian politics and policies, courts and the constitution, Quebec and the language question, Aboriginal and environmental issues, culture and ideas, and Canada and the world. Inroads co-publisher Henry Milner offers a reflective account of Inroads’ 15-year history, while John Richards and Bob Chodos highlight two of the journal’s qualities: earnestness and civility. Harvey Schachter recounts what he has learned as moderator of the Inroads listserv.




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A matter of civility

Bob Chodos reflects upon Victor Navasky's thoughts on a “journal of opinion” [Issue 21: 2007]
by Bob Chodos


Multiculturalism: As Canadian as apple pie

It is incorrect to state that Canada lacks a melting pot tradition. It arose as a similar tradition was explicitly formulated in the U.S.[First published in 1995.]
by Garth Stevenson



The rise and fall of Clara Brett Martin

Who was Clara Brett Martin and why would anyone want to put her name on a building, let alone tear it off? [First published in 1995.]
by Robert Martin

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FLASH! The Girls lead in Quebec Schools

While our attention is focused on the girls, the boys are falling through the cracks of our educational system..[First published in 1994.]
by Luc Allaire



An interview with Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew stepped down as Singapore Prime Minister in 1990, but still wields enormous influence in the Cabinet Room where the interview took place ... [First published in 1993.]
by Frank Koller