Political Science Prof Co-Writes Op-Ed on Residential Schools

David MacDonald

David MacDonald

Residential schools were the topic of an op-ed article in the Globe and Mail Oct. 31, co-written by political science professor David MacDonald. The article examined a private member’s bill currently in Parliament proposing an Indian Residential School Reconciliation Memorial Day. The authors support the proposal, saying it is important to recognize Canada’s historical problems. MacDonald studies indigenous politics in Canada and Indian residential schools.