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If you find the jail conditions covered in the news appalling, wait until you read these journals. The Human Kennel follows Jeannette Tossounian while incarcerated for two years in the notorious Vanier Centre for Women, a Detention Centre in Milton, Ontario.
SATURDAY APRIL 30, 2016 IS CANADIAN AUTHORS FOR INDIES DAY !
GEZA TATRALLYAY is the author of The Expo Affair released in Spring 2016.
Set on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Celia's Song chronicles the experiences of a Sto:lo family over several generations, and vividly brings to life the destructive legacy of colonial times - and a community's capacity for healing.
The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Council invites you to a lecture by renowned architect Douglas Cardinal, whose iconic buildings include the Canadian Museum of History and the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington. He promotes sustainability, green building, and ecologically designed comm
Canadian journalism has a proud and independent history that all Canadians rely on. Perhaps that is one of the reasons we respond so viscerally to stories that involve any of our journalists acting in ways that undermine their credibility and our faith in them.
Please join us on Monday, April 18th from 7:00 to 9:00 to launch the paperback version of Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era by Jacqueline Kennelly.
Please visit us in the Glebe to meet local author Michel Weatherall and have your books signed!
Michel has published 2 novels: The Symbiot and its sequel The Hunt: Symbiosys.
Jeffrey John Eyamie is a Winnipeg screenwriter and novelist who worked in the writers’ room of Less Than Kind (HBO Canada). His comedy pilot Split Level was accepted by the National Screen Institute's Totally Television program.
Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, The Inconvenient Indian distills the insights gleaned from Thomas King's critical and personal meditation on what it means to be "Indian" in North America, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Nativ
Being a Bird in North America (BABINA) brings birds to life on the page with a blend of humor and science that showcases the most interesting aspects of each species.
LORA BEX LEMPERT is Professor Emerita at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. For twelve years, she was a co-sponsor of the National Lifers of America chapter at a women’s correctional facility and the coordinator of college level courses offered at that facility.
What if our interactions with those different from us are strongly influenced by things happening below the radar of awareness, hidden even from ourselves? Deep Diversity explores this question and argues that “us vs.
A Muslim woman engaging in religious and political imagery in lyric and narrative styles, Rahat Kurd steps out our of her cultural comfort zone to provide a unique book of poetry that combines reflections on Kashmir, Muslim culture, and religious imagery, with an often alienating yet also stimula
One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio—now in its 30th year—and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard
Jason Tetro, author of The Germ Code, is back with a very different book but the same message: microbes are amazing, they deserve our respect and we should learn to live with them in harmony. THE GERM FILES: The Surprising Ways Microbes Can Improve Your Health and Life (and H
This month, to coincide with International Women's Day on March 8th, we are elebrating women and literature at our book club!
With bright, strong imagery, Ginger Goodwin presents the story of labour activist and martyr Albert “Ginger” Goodwin.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Shiv Chopra
Lecture (30 min), Panel discussion(30 min) and Q & A (45 min)
1 PM peaceful gathering to save Chaudiere, Albert and Victoria island and Chaudiere falls
Sunday February 28, 2016
Starts at Victoria island and we will march to Parliament Hill
People oppose dictators like Pinochet in great numbers, but few actually take action and risk their lives doing so. Claude Lacaille did, particularly in Chile from 1975 to 1986. And he has never ceased fighting for social justice and freedom.
Best-selling author, Max Blumenthal, reports on Israel’s brutal assault on Gaza in July 2014.
Hosted by Lia Tarachansky, a Jaffa-based filmmaker and the Israel/Palestine correspondent for The Real News Network (TRNN)
Rooftops Canada invites you to join us February 17th at 6:00 at the Mayfair Theatre for a screening of the documentary "Dear Mandela" with our very special guests Leilani Farha UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and Lorena Zárate Presi
The readings by Soraya Peerbaye (Tell: Poems for a Girlhood) and charles c.