I was humbled and shamed after visiting this museum.
I was shamed by Canada’s treatment of natives, for the way we interned Japanese-Canadians and our poor record of accepting refugees from around the world.
Parts of the museum tell the story of our refusal to take German Jews. We were so sure that we were right back then.
I hope that 60 years from now there isn’t a piece of this museum showing how wrong we are being today in our refusal to accept many refugees and the pitiful way we sometimes treat the lucky few who make it to our shores.