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Saturday, September 5, 2009

A proud moment for the CBC

A proud moment for the CBC: "The CBC's choice won't sit well with separatists, who still feel the shame of New France's defeat 250 years ago, but such sentiment is nonsense. As producer Mark Starowicz explained, 'This is an act of history and journalism by a documentary unit and people should understand what happened. It's not a celebration of anything.' True, but the network's principled stance in defence of an accurate depiction of Canada's rich heritage is itself worth celebrating. Allowing any particular aggrieved group to begin defining the whole of Canadian history for us all would serve only to skew our nation's narrative, leaving us not only less united as citizens, but more ignorant, to boot."

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