News archive - November 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jim Blight and janet Lang uncover the JFK we don't know

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy’s steely backbone for waging peace

Waterloo-Balsillie School historians say JFK angered his hawkish advisers and resisted going to war at least six times during the Cold War.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Professor Hayes discusses Remembrance Day and multiculturalism on CBC Radio

Statue of soldiers in front of Ottawa parliament building

Multiculturalism changing Remembrance Day in Waterloo Region

History professor Dr. Geoff Hayes shared his thoughts about Remembrance Day on CBC Radio's Morning Edition today.  

Dr. Hayes says Remembrance Day continues to change because society continues to change and become more multicultural.