Canada’s yearlong celebration of its history has been consistently sullied by, well, its history, from people pointing out John A. Take her 1992 “Heritage Minute,” one of the patriotism-stoking government ads that have attained retro-90s cult status, and which federally-funded Historica Canada proudly reposted on YouTube just last year. Oscar-nominated actress Kate Nelligan’s in-character monologue explains how Murphy, the first female judge in the British Empire, led a decade-long struggle that eventually saw Canadian women legally recognized as persons in 1929. The Mother of Canada’s Marijuana Laws Is a Feminist Hero and a Racist Monster

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