Community Events

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
WINNER of the 2015 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction!

2015 17 Mar
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Workshop: Consent and Sexual Assault Law

Reports of sexual assault have appeared frequently in the news over the past few months. One of the most memorable cases can be attributed to former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi’s sexual assault scandal.

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

Orchestrating Austerity Impacts and Resistance with Stephen McBride and Donna Baines

The economic stimulus which followed the 2007-08 global financial crisis have been succeeded by what we now call “austerity” measures –characterized by a renewed assault on public spending and further restructuring of social and labour market policies.

2015 24 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Inconvenient Truth about Harper’s Canada

You are invited to join Michael Harris, author of  PARTY OF ONE: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover,  & Donald Gutstein, author of HARPERISM: How Stephen Harper and his think tank colleagues have transformed Canada.


2015 01 Apr
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Octopus Books Book Club - Morning in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa.

We will discuss Morning in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa at our 2nd book club meeting on April 1st!

This book is 20% off at both Octopus locations during the month of March!