• MAY 15 - Rally for Hassan Diab!
  • Peoples Social Forum
  • The Winter We Danced #TWWD Ottawa Launch
  • Screening Truth to Power book launch with Cinema Politica

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“Embodied in my truth is the brilliance of hundreds of Native women who faced the worst that CanAmerica had to offer and dealt with it.  Embodied in my brilliance is the great sea of  knowledge that it took to overcome the paralysis of the colonized mind.  I did not come to this clearing alone.  Hundreds walked alongside me – Black, Asian and Native women whose tide of knowledge was bestowed upon me are the key to every CanAmerican’s emancipation.” - Lee Maracle, I am Woman

$24.95

Youth Work

August 6, 2014 | 168 pages
Youth Work is a sophisticated examination of the troubling experiences of young people living outside the care of parents or guardians, as well as of the difficulties of the frontline workers who take responsibility for assisting them.  More Info
$15.95

First Hockey Words

Kids Can Press Ltd | September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
This vocabulary book takes little readers through a lively hockey game, introducing thrilling words like Zamboni and face-off while showing the action on the ice and in the stands. Per-Henrik Gu_rthÍs cheerful animal characters will win new fans of this popular winter sport.  More Info
$22.95

Living in Balance

August 1, 2014 | 360 pages
As our world grows increasingly more complex and stressful, developing our capacity for dynamic balance in our lives, work, and relationships becomes more and more vital. Based on the ancient wisdom traditions, contemporary neuroscience research, and the insights of indigenous cultures throughout... More Info
$22.99

Homer Henry Hudson's Curio Museum

Creative Editions | August 19, 2014 | 32 pages
With a nose for adventure and an eye on history, Homer Henry Hudson travels the world for pieces to add to his exhibits at the Curio Museum. Author and illustrator Zack Rock crafts a tale brimming with curiosities, not the least of which is the true identity of the museum's canine caretaker, who,... More Info
$28.99

Everything is a Poem: The Best of J. Patrick Lewis

Creative Editions | August 19, 2014 | 88 pages
J. Patrick Lewis did not come under poetry's spell until late in life—but when it struck, the former college economics professor was entranced.This collection celebrates some of his best poems for children—some silly, some serious, some historical, some invention, but all aimed to delight.The... More Info
$9.95

The Cat at the Wall

September 1, 2014 | 144 pages
On Israel's West Bank, a cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house that has just been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty, until the cat realizes that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. Should she help him? After all, she's just a cat. Or is she? It turns out... More Info
$16.95

Mr. Frank

September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
On his last day before retirement, Mr. Frank is sewing the most wonderful outfit of his long career. Who could it be for? In all his years working as a tailor, Mr. Frank has made all kinds of clothes. From the practical uniforms of the 1940s to the wild and weird designs of the 1960s and 1970s, he... More Info

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Events

2014 21 Aug
9:00am - 12:00pm

Peoples' Social Forum

August 21-24, 2014
University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St,
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

2014 21 Aug
10:45am
2014 21 Aug
7:00pm

Book Launch: The Winter We Danced, Voices From the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement

Octopus Books and The Kino-nda-niimi Collective presents two launches of The Winter We Danced,  a collection of writing, poetry, lyrics, art and images from the diverse voices that make up the past, present, and future of the Idle No More movement.

2014 22 Aug
9:00am - 10:30am
2014 22 Aug
1:00pm - 2:30pm
2014 22 Aug
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Workshop, Book Launch and Film Screening!

Cinema Politica At the Peoples Social Forum 2014!

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