Without denying that Canada has had a racist past, Canada has also had a past of ongoing progress, of a just society, a society of law, a society of justice…We denied Chinese immigration in the 1920s, but over 60 years later, Canada opened its arms to immigration from Vietnam, the boat people. That’s an important part about Canada’s history, which is a society of progress, a society that is constantly improving.
Condemning the past without celebrating its progressive history, Dutil continues, is “only a one dimensional view”. “There has to be a story that brings out what we have in common”. What do we have in common? — a Canada progressively more diverse and democratic. Focusing only on the racism of the past is too divisive.
The few valuable points these historians make are always defensive in tone, aimed at the moral conscience of leftists. David Haskell, associate professor in the Liberal Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University, says that the “heart of the issue” is that anti-racists “focus exclusively on some ‘evil’ acts committed in…Canada [while] ignoring the broader history […] toward freedom and rights for everyone”. He emphasizes how the “majority of decisions that were made” in Canada’s past, and the West generally, were “the right ones”. He clearly admires the Western heritage to which Canada belongs. The “rights of everyone” “didn’t just spring out of nowhere” but are rooted in Canada’s Western foundations. Not bad.
Gerry Bowler, former professor at Manitoba, criticizes the demonization and silencing of debate by activists as a “threat to democracy”. The “erasure of Canada’s past” will mean that Canadians will have “no idea” about their past, “where we’ve been” and “where we’re going”. This is true. Dutil feels it is unfair to say that Canada is racist, but then gives in to the leftist principle that “racist tendencies still exist to some degree”. How about saying that Whites are the least racist, and that racist tendencies persist among Indian immigrants coming from a culture obsessed with white skin coloring products? He acquiesces to the claim that “terrible things happened in residential schools” with the harmless statement that “Canadian history, like all history, is complicated”. We must take the offensive.
Fight Fire With Fire
The biggest abusers of native children today are indigenous peoples themselves. Jane Bates, Nunavut’s representative for children and youth, recently reported that the level of “child sex abuse” in this Inuit territory “is SHOCKING”. The anti-white media, including conservatives, are suppressing these facts, but the evidence shows “crisis levels of violence and sexual abuse against children” in Nunavut.
Why do conservative academics have this constant need to show they are not racist by welcoming immigration replacement policies? According to Stats Canada, the visible minority population (which does not include Aboriginals) could represent between 31.2% and 36% of the Canadian population by 2036, and the working age nonwhite population (ages of 15 and 64) could be as high as 40 percent. The population with an Aboriginal identity in Saskatchewan is projected to be between 21% and 24%, and in Manitoba between 18% and 21% percent by 2031. The major cities are already nonwhite majority or soon-to-be.
Without a clue about the nature of racial dynamics in history, but thinking only about how many shopping malls Canada will gain, Brian Mulroney, the globalist sell out, who tripled immigration over his term as prime minister, recently called for a massive increase in immigration to bring Canada’s population to 100 million by 2100. Fearful of feminists, he could not call upon Canadians to marry and create bigger families. He could only envision policies that would increase immigration from Nigeria and India.