Hateful political and social divisions that can cascade into violence are threatening to pull the world apart. Responding to fear and aggression strategically and with compassion is vital if we are to push back against the politics of hate and live in greater safety and harmony.
Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion? Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious. And her bao keep coming out all wrong.
Join author Annahid Dashtgard in conversation with Mojdeh Cox for the Ottawa launch of Dashtgard’s Breaking the Ocean: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Reconciliation.
Join us for an evening of poetry and discussion at the Icehouse & Friends Poetry Launch, presented in collaboration with Goose Lane Editions.
Join us for the Ottawa launch of "Heineken in Africa: A Multinational Unleashed", award-winning Dutch journalist Olivier van Beemen's eye-opening investigation into the beer giant's excesses and tribulations in Africa. Presented by Octopus Books.
For Ottawa Pride 2019, we are excited to announce that Kat Verhoeven will be in our store to meet, greet, and sign copies of her newest graphic novel. "Meat and Bone" is a queer slice-of-life drama about women, body image, dating, and eating.
Join us for an evening of readings, music, and conversation with author and journalist Garry Leech.
Join Libby Davies for the launch of Outside In, a political and personal memoir of her forty years of work at the intersection of politics and social movements. Featuring a conversation between Libby Davies and Kathleen Monk, with special guest Monia Mazigh.
Join Fred Wilson and Maude Barlow for the Ottawa launch of A New Kind of Union: Unifor and the Birth of the Modern Canadian Union.
Please join us for the launch of David Groulx's newest book of poetry, From Turtle Island to Gaza.
Activists Bilan Arte and Preethy Sivakumar will join four of the authors, Morna Ballantyne, Bev Burke, Suzanne Doerge, and Jane Stinson, for a panel discussion about women's union education, transforming unions, and more.
Ruth Stewart-Verger's grandparents lived in Winnipeg in May of 1919 at the time of the Winnipeg General Strike. You are invited for an evening of storytelling as Ruth recounts her family's stories of Grandfather William Coulter, one of the Strike Committee of 100.
The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 remains the single largest labour action in Canadian history, and a watershed in the evolution of the country.
Nasreen Rajani and Kim Dubé join author Alexa Conradi in a conversation about themes in her new book Fear, Love and Liberation in Contemporary Quebec in a launch hosted by Octopus Books.
Lillian is a girl of mixed Indigenous and white ancestry who has been shuffled from foster home to foster home as long as she can remember. At school, she doesn’t feel like she fits in with the white kids and doesn’t fit in with the Indigenous kids either.
The Mighty Muskrats won’t let a mystery go unsolved!
From closing the wage gap, challenging toxic masculinity, ending violence against women, to dismantling the patriarchy itself, the time has come for men to join the fight for gender equality.