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June 7, 2012

I wrote this last year. Ignoring some of the poor phrasing, please give it a read- it’s going to be relevant to the June ‘quote of the month’ (coming soon, we promise!)
I think you might also find it interesting considering the current events surrounding the jubilee and Canadian aboriginal leaders’ request for an audience with the queen.

Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada: Timeline

The term ‘Eugenics’ seems to carry about thoughts of WWII, of sterilization and death camps and ‘racial purity’. For those more familiar with certain portions of North American history, it may also dredge up recollections of pieces of legislation such as Alberta’s Sexual Sterilization Act.

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