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It has been a while since we have posted something from our View Point series of guest blog posts, critiques, thoughts and ideas shared both from our website and others. This View Point comes to us from Catherine Frazee's own blog site.
A Canadian educator, activist, researcher, poet, writer and is former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. CACL is honoured to have Catherine as a member of its Values and Ethics Task Force. In this blog post, Catherine once again deepens inquiries and pushes us further in our critical thinking about these issues with a poetic meditation on media bias.
This land is my land: Robert Latimer and the plundered landscape
A slow pan to a classic frame. A solitary man stands on high ground in evening light, surveying land, sky, and settlement. The soundtrack is subtle but arresting: distant wind, giving way to the soft but urgent tapping of a single atmospheric note, then a persistent throb of airy, fluttering strings. The narrator’s solemn voice begins:
“Robert Latimer. Canadian canola farmer. Father of three. And convicted of second-degree murder.…” READ MORE
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