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June 2, 2017 is the 64th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. In Season 1 of the Netflix series, The Crown, there is a dramatic scene where Elizabeth’s husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, argues that the Queen’s coronation should be shown on television so that audiences around the world could share in the event. As depicted in The Crown, there was substantial opposition to televising the coronation including skepticism from then Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Fundamental changes are being triggered in these lands. Curricula are being rewritten across the country by provincial ministries of education to incorporate treaty education and Indigenous perspectives in their education systems. Added to this is the push in education circles to implement "inquiry-based learning," an approach that nurtures students' natural predispositions to issues concerning social justice and human rights.

Interview with Nathan Tidridge, author of Prince  Edward, Duke of Kent thumbnail

Today on the blog we have an interview with Nathan Tidridge, author of the new release Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. Nathan teaches Canadian history and government and was awarded the Premier's Award for Teaching Excellence (Teacher of the Year) in 2008. In 2011, he received the Charles Baillie Award for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching from Queen’s University.