Community Events

2014 24 Apr
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunchtime Roundtable: Aboriginal Homelessness in Canada

Caryl Patrick, a researcher for the Canadian Homelessness Research Network, and Shelly Longboat of MInwaashin Lodge - Aboriginal Women's Support Centre will join us for a discussion on Aboriginal Homelessness in Canada inspired by Caryl's latest report of the sam

2014 26 Apr
4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Wondrous Woo & The Witchdoctor’s Bones!

We are launching two novels published by Inanna Publications at a special time and location!

The Wondrous Woo by Carrianne Leung & The Witchdoctor’s Bones by Lisa De Nikolits.

2014 01 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Talk: Extractive Legacies

MiningWatch Canada and Octopus books are pleased to host Extractive Legacies, featuring presentations and discussion with MiningWatch board members Kevin O'Reilly and Bruce Maclean.

2014 02 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book Launch: Prayer Songs by Gord Bruyere

The moon figures prominently in Prayer Songs, this first collection of poetry by Gord Bruyere. Structured to reflect a moon cycle and deeply influenced by traditional Anishinaabe cultural teachings, these twenty-eight poems explore different motivations and expression of prayer.

2014 07 May
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Book Launch: Publicity and the Canadian State: Critical Communications Perspectives

Publicity pervades our political and public culture, but little has been written that critically examines the basis of the modern Canadian “publicity state.” This collection is the first to focus on the central themes in the state’s relationship with publicity practices and the “permanent campaig

2014 08 May
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Book Launch: Masculindians: Conversations about Indigenous Manhood

Between October 2010 and May 2013, Sam McKegney conducted interviews with leading Indigenous artists, critics, activists, and elders on the subject of Indigenous manhood.

2014 15 May
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Book Launch & Potluck: Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors. In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family lived in direct relation with the land since before recorded time.

2014 22 May
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cinema Politica: Diversidad – A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner

Please join us for a screening of “Diversidad – A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner”, a documentary about a group of young Canadians who got on their bikes to raise awareness on the impacts of Word Trade Organization and industrial agriculture.

2014 22 May
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Documentary: DIVERSIDAD - A ROAD TRIP TO DECONSTRUCT DINNER

Diversidad – A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner” is a documentary about a group of young Canadians who got on their bikes to raise awareness on the impacts of Word Trade Organization and industrial agriculture.

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

Book Launch: Truth That Wampum Tells

Truth That Wampum Tells: My Debwewin on the Algonquin Land Claims Process by Lynn Gehl