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Science tells us that a new and dangerous stage in planetary evolution has begun—the Anthropocene, a time of rising temperatures, extreme weather, rising oceans, and mass species extinctions. Humanity faces not just more pollution or warmer weather, but a crisis of the Earth System.
Tuesday, September 20 2016
Centretown United Church
507 Bank St.
Copies of Boiling Point will be available for purchase!
Award-Winning author George Elliott Clarke will be joined by a fellow published poet, playwright and essayist charles c.
NEW AUTHOR TEACHES CONSCIOUS PARENTING & HOW TO RELATE TO YOUR CHILDREN THROUGH LOVE, SO THAT THEY CAN THRIVE!
The Book Project Collective and Immigrant Women Services Ottawa (IWSO) have come together to showcase brilliant immigrant women. Drawing on stories shared in a recently published collection titled, Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories.
Well-known Indigenous author, lawyer, activist and academic, Pamela Palmater, will be in Ottawa on Monday June 20 for a launch of her new book: Indigenous Nationhood: Empowering Grassroots Citizens.
Spanning the late 1970s to the late 1980s, Nadia Bozak’s thirteen stories are narrated from the perspective of Shell, the only child of bohemian artisans determined to live off their handicrafts and uphold a left-wing lifestyle.
On February 22 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government joined forces with the official opposition Conservatives to condemn Canadian organizations, groups and individuals who promote Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) with reference to Israel.
What is real reconciliation? This collection of essays from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous contributors from across Canada welcomes readers into a timely, healing conversation—one we've longed for but, before now, have had a hard time approaching.
Laundry Lines: A Memoir in Stories and Poems
The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group in collaboration with Inter Pares and Octopus Books invites you to The Rule of Law in an Age of Fear: A talk with Dennis Edney, Omar Khadr’s Lawyer
By the author of the Canada Reads finalist and bestselling Intolerable comes a stunning new book about the meaning of being brown
The news is full of their names, supposedly the vanguard of a rethinking of capitalism.
DON'T MISS A SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE SHORT DOCUMENTARY on Dr. HASSAN DIAB, directed by award-winning filmmaker Amara Wala.
Please come out, watch the short documentary, and hear the latest updates from Hassan’s lawyer, Don Bayne. There will be plenty of time for Q&A.
Climate Change is one of the biggest world challenges facing us today. A rise in global temperatures and a decline in snow and ice cover are directly linked to an increase in incidences of natural disasters, such as severe storms, wildfires, floods, and earthquakes.
Orlando, a young nobleman and one of Queen Elizabeth I’s court favourites, is the object of many ladies’ attentions, but after suffering heartbreak he prefers literary pursuits to entertaining any thoughts of marriage.
Bill C-51 also known as Anti-terrorism Act was introduced by the previous Conservative government in early 2015.
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.