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Indepth Post #6: Only a month away

In-depth is a month away and I’m already writing my final post of the year! With April May Juneeeee going past quickly, I accomplished many things since my last in-depth post.   First of all, I put my vision for the night of in-depth together. I changed my original idea because it would take too much time with other peers which would be hard to organize. At the start of.. Read More

Dr. Frederick Banting and His Road to Discovering the Ultimate Treatment

The autobiography non-fiction book that I am reading about Dr. Frederick Banting is titled, Breakthrough: Banting, Best, and the Race to Save Millions of Diabetics by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg.  I am currently ⅔ finished and around my book!   “Which one should I have left, sir?” This quote seems fairly unimportant at first glance, but once I read the background behind the quote, I immediately knew that it.. Read More

Sir. John. A. Macdonald – Worth A Long Second Look

Mr Morris Humanities April 20, 2018 Historical figures are often held at a higher scrutiny regarding their negative actions then positive as they affect a wider array of people’s livelihood. Recently, this sparks the debate over Canada’s first prime minister Sir John. A, Macdonald, who is receiving criticism for his promotion of the Indian act, and similar legislations, that goes against modern Canadian principles. Although some argue that Macdonald is.. Read More

Indepth Post #5: We’re almost there!

It’s so amazing to see that in-depth has already passed half way. At the beginning of this project, composition seemed like such a long road ahead of me, however, after composing some pieces of my own, I noticed that there isn’t anything hard at all. You just make music you like to listen to, and although it’s a bonus if others like it as well, essentially you should be the.. Read More

Socials DoL 2: Inquiry Question Residential Schools

To what extent were the impacts of the Residential schools felt in the Indigenous community and how or how not is the government attempting reconciliation towards Indigenous peoples who were sent to Residential school? To answer my inquiry question, I made a short video! The script is below in case anyone wants to follow along. Note: To mark ethical judgement, please refer to the script as I added some information after I.. Read More