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A Canadian Writer Defended Cultural Appropriation and All Hell Broke Loose
Reason (blog)
Appropriation Mark Spowart / DreamstimeCultural appropriation is apparently just as much of a hot button issue in Canada as it is the United States and Great Britain: a Canadian editor recently quit his job after his essay calling for a "cultural ...

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CBC.ca

'I invoked cultural appropriation in the context of literature and writing only': Hal Niedzviecki
CBC.ca
First of all, Write magazine is a very small magazine. It is the in-house magazine for members of the Writers Union of Canada and it is for published book authors. So what I was trying to say in that context was an address to the published book authors ...

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National Post

Jonathan Kay: Cultural appropriation should be debated. Too bad Canada's Writers Union instead chose to debase itself
National Post
The upside of this week's tempest at The Writers Union of Canada: It reminds Canadians of the existence of The Writers Union of Canada. I have been an ink-stained hack for two decades, and confess to having been completely ignorant of both TWUC's ...
High-profile Canadian journalists pledge to raise money for 'appropriation prize'Toronto Star
On diversity, Canadian media is throwing stones in a glass houseMacleans.ca
Cultural appropriation and the privilege of creative assumptionThe Globe and Mail

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