Community Events

2015 04 Feb

Octopus Book Club - Clearing the Plains

You are invited to Octopus Book Club for a discussion of "Clearing the Plains, Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life" by James Daschuk

2015 10 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Libya, Pan Africanism, African Unity and the quest for peace with Professor Horace Campbell

The Institute of African Studies presents a talk entitled “Libya, Pan Africanism, African Unity and the quest for peace.” This is a part of the African Studies Umeme: African Flashpoin

2015 18 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Indigenous Healing Exploring Traditional Paths with RUPERT ROSS

Ross’s first book, Dancing with a Ghost, began his exploration of aboriginal approaches to justice and the visions of life that shape them. In his second book, Returning to the Teachings, Ross went on to examine the aboriginal preference for “peacemaker justice.”

2015 23 Feb
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Talk to Your Doc, The Patient Guide with Mary Hawkins

Talk to You Doc, The Patient's Guide is the definitive guide for patients looking for the best possible health outcome.  Mary F.

2015 25 Feb

An Evening with Caroline Shepard, Author of Unlit Spaces

Unlit Spaces, a new novel by Caroline Shepard, brings to life the haunting story of Cailey Donald, a young woman who flees her rural Manitoba home in the wake of lingering childhood trauma.

2015 05 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

An Evening with Karyn Freedman, Author of ONE HOUR IN PARIS - A TRUE STORY OF RAPE AND RECOVERY

A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2014
Shortlisted for the 2015 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

2015 19 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Orchestrating Austerity Impacts and Resistance with Stephen McBride and Donna Baines

Following the 2007–08 global financial crisis, Western nations engaged a variety of measures that departed quite dramatically from conventional neoliberal wisdom. However, these policies were quickly succeeded by what we now call “austerity” measures.