Books published by Lorimer


Winnipeg 1919

Lorimer | March 6, 2019 | 312 pages
On May 15, 1919 workers from across Winnipeg, ranging from metal workers to telephone operators, united to spark the largest worker revolt in Canadian history. Even the Winnipeg police voted to join the strike, although they remained on duty at the request of the strike committee in order to... More Info

Canada and the Cold War

Lorimer | October 1, 2003 | 255 pages
" Canada and the Cold War "is a fascinating historical overview of a key period in Canadian history. The focus is on how Canada and Canadians responded to the Soviet Union -- and to America's demands on its northern neighbour.  More Info

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada

Lorimer | October 1, 2016 | 224 pages
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the latest international investment and trade deal that Ottawa has signed on to. But with almost two years to the January 2018 deadline to ratify its signature, the Trudeau government has enabled and encouraged public debate about whether the TPP is right for... More Info

Canada Since 1960: A People's History

Lorimer | April 1, 2016 | 350 pages
A critical perspective on the last five decades of Canadian life  More Info

Journey to the Tar Sands

Lorimer | October 15, 2008 | 96 pages
Nineteen young environmentalists go on an Alberta road trip to learn the truth about tar sands development.  More Info

Academic Freedom in Conflict

Lorimer | April 1, 2014 | 368 pages
How governments, corporations, university administrators, and even students are seeking new limits on academic freedom in Canada and the U.S.  More Info


Lorimer | April 1, 2014 | 224 pages
Hard-headed but idealistic people around the globe -- both those in high offices and ordinary citizens -- are ridding the world of war  More Info


Lorimer | August 10, 2011 | 136 pages
Alecia's soccer team is having a great season. Then Lexi, a tough new player, joins the team and her bad attitude seems to be contagious.  More Info

Annaleise Carr

Lorimer | March 1, 2014 | 144 pages
"It's a metaphor . . . The battle with the lake is like their battle with cancer."  More Info

28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6

Lorimer | March 1, 2014 | 192 pages
Dave's mission is to cure his friends of their fears. But his schemes often end up with unexpected and hilarious consequences.  More Info


Lorimer | May 24, 2013 | 32 pages
That's so gay! It's a phrase commonly heard in school halls and playgrounds. But when used as a put-down, it's also homophobic. With plenty of quizzes, Q+As, comics, and scenarios, this interactive and highly visual new book in the Deal With It series helps kids determine what is -- and what isn't... More Info

Hey Malarek!

Lorimer | March 30, 2012 | 244 pages
A big-city street kid remembers hit-and-run violence and hit-and-run sex  More Info

Family Violence

Lorimer | October 11, 2011 | 286 pages
Foreword Chapter I Understanding Family Violence from a Societal PerspectiveFamily: Haven or Nightmare Applying a Social Perspective The Violence of Society The Study of the Family and Violence Definitions and Me  More Info

The Golden Age of Liberalism

Lorimer | September 30, 2011 | 360 pages
Journalist, politician, cabinet minister, Governor-General, New Brunswicker Rom?o Leblanc was a leading Liberal politician in the Pearson-Trudeau-Chr?tien era when Liberals dominated Canadian politics. He was also an Acadian, proud of his heritage and always conscious of the impact of federal... More Info

From Bombs to Books

Lorimer | October 11, 2011 | 187 pages
True stories of courage and resilience  More Info

The Luck of Jude

Lorimer | March 14, 2011 | 112 pages
A story about boys fighting, making friends and fitting in.  More Info


Lorimer | May 4, 2010 | 32 pages
Describes what cyberbullying is and how to deal with it.  More Info

Rogue in Power: Why Stephen Harper is Remaking Canada by Stealth

Lorimer | March 7, 2011 | 160 pages

Rogue in Power

Lorimer | March 7, 2011 | 160 pages
A political scientist looks at the Tories' neo-Conservative agenda.  More Info


Lorimer | October 11, 2011 | 230 pages
"Fearmonger" is the first comprehensive independent analysis of the "tough on crime" measures being implemented by the Canadian federal government under Stephen Harper. Author Paula Mallea, a former criminal lawyer and a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, lays out... More Info

No Debate

Lorimer | October 26, 2011 |
How Israel lobby groups tried to curb free speech at York University.  More Info