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Outsiders: Province and Group

outsiders: The program, compulsory in all high schools across the province since September 2017, focuses narrowly on the experience of and events pertaining to the group of French Quebecois from contact until present day, the report says, according to Vancouver Courier. It says Indigenous peoples are presented throughout the course as other and antagonists, rather than human beings whose place was colonized by outsiders. Students in the Grade 9 and 10 Canadian and Quebec history classes are being taught a skewed, one-sided view of the past that distorts the historical record, according to the committee report, a copy of which was obtained by The Canadian Press.article continues below Trending Stories Snake yoga It's a thing and it's coming to Vancouver VIDEO Vancouver Santa Claus Parade All the road closures you need to know Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Five unregulated, Uber-like companies already operating in Richmond The report is the result of work by three historians commissioned by the English Montreal School Board last June to review the controversial history program, which has been criticized by Quebec's Indigenous, anglophone and other cultural communities. The texts largely ignore the contributions of Irish, Italian, Greek, Portuguese, Haitian and other immigrants while offering no indication these groups helped to transform the city of Montreal, it continues. The report concludes the textbooks are fundamentally flawed and must be withdrawn from all high schools. Black history is virtually ignored, the report says, and women are relegated to a few sidebars or disconnected paragraphs in both textbooks. ( As reported in the news.