Dearth of a nation
Thank you, Anne Kingston and Maclean’s, for that well-written, well-documented report on the erasure of public knowledge and memory through government cutbacks and closures (“Vanishing Canada,” National, Sept. 28). How can citizens, and the people who try to represent their concerns, pursue the public interest if the means for tracking what is in the public interest, and what might be threatening it, are being destroyed?
– Heather Menzies, Ottawa
In my almost 80 years on this Earth, I must say, unequivocally, that I have never read a scarier article than “Vanishing Canada.” This surely is a dagger to the …read more