Community Events

2014 29 Oct
8:30am - 5:30pm

ARAR +10 National Security and Human Rights a Decade Later

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

2014 29 Oct
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ottawa Food: A Hungry Capital Book Launch At West End Well, Nourishment for a Change

During the past 20 years the food scene in Ottawa has changed from a landscape of pub grub-driven dining to a vibrant environment for trendy eateries and forward-thinking chefs.

2014 01 Nov
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Clearing the Plains Book Launch, James Daschuk in Conversation with Rick Harp

Taking advantage of James Daschuk coming to Ottawa to receive Sir John A.

2014 05 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Flawed Freedom: Talk and Book Launch with Irvin Jim from National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa & veteran analyst and activist John S. Saul

In partnership with the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University, we present an event with Irvin Jim from National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa, and author, veteran analyst and activist John S. Saul.

2014 06 Nov
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Legacy with Waubgeshig Rice

Presented by A B Series:

2014 07 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention with Tings Chak

In the past six years, over 80,000 people have been jailed, without charge or trial, with no end in sight. This includes children, who are detained or are separated indefinitely from their caregivers.

2014 08 Nov
1:00pm - 3:00pm

They Called Me Number One, Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School with Author Bev Sellars

Saturday, Nov. 8 2014
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W, Ottawa

2014 11 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Money Logging Book Launch with Author Lukas Straumann

Money Logging investigates what Gordon Brown has called ‘probably the biggest environmental crime of our times’—the massive destruction of the Borneo rainforest by Malaysian loggers.

2014 13 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Resources, Empire and Labour with DAVID LEADBEATER and Keith Newman

The interconnections of natural resources, empire and labour run through the most central and conflict-ridden crises of our times: war, environmental degradation, impoverishment and plutocracy.

2014 15 Nov
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Slave to the Farm Book Signing with Erika Tafel

This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm.

2014 21 Nov
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Trans Activism in Canada, A Reader, Book Launch with Dan Irving

Centring the voices and experiences of trans identified people as experts on their own lives and agents of change, Trans Activism in Canada opens up a dialogue between scholars and community members in an effort to improve the lives of sex and gender variant people.

2014 26 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Indivisible, Indigenous Human Rights Edited by Joyce Green Book Launch with Mary Eberts and Paul Joffe

Indigenous rights are generally conceptualized and advocated separately from the human rights framework.

2014 27 Nov
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Threatening Democracy Book Launch with Normand Landry

Threatening Democracy is an introduction to the phenomenon of judicial intimidation used against socially and politically active citizens.