Dr. Doaa Saddek, senior evaluator at the Federal Government and Chair of the Professional Learning Committee at the Canadian Evaluation Society, will interview the editors Fran Klodawsky, Janet Siltanen, and Caroline Andrew in a “talk show” format.
The Valley of LeMay is home to many animals and friends, all of whom have experienced their own challenges and life lessons. Every day, there is something happening… always an adventure to be had!
During the 60s Scoop, over 20,000 Indigenous children in Canada were removed from their biological families, lands and culture and trafficked across provinces, borders and overseas to be raised in non-Indigenous households.
In Keetsahnak / Our Murdered and Missing Indigenous Sisters edited by Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell and Christi Belcourt, the tension between personal, political, and public action is brought home starkly.
Prince Edward County publisher Brian Flack gives his reasons for electing to publish JC’s lyric and narrative poetry in PPP’s inaugural publishing program.
Nahla Abdo, the co-editor of An Oral History of the Palestinian Nakba and Marcello Di Cintio, author of Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense, will join us to discuss their books in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Nakba.
In recent years, Indigenous peoples have led a number of high profile movements fighting for social and environmental justice in Canada.
It is often hoped and assumed that union stewardship of pension investments will produce tangible and enduring benefits for workers and their communities while minimizing the negative effects of what are now global and intensely competitive capital markets.
CROOKED CORRECTIONS is the final in Jeannette Tossounian's acclaimed Jail Trilogy. The other two titles from this trilogy are: Songs from the Slammer and The Human Kennel.
Montrealer Leila Marshy is of Palestinian-Newfoundland heritage—she can tell a good joke, but it bombs. She has been a filmmaker, a baker, an app designer, a marketer, a farmer, and editor of online culture journal Rover Arts.
What does a teenage girl do when she sees her beloved older brother commit a horrific crime? Should she report to her parents, or should she keep quiet? Should she confront him? All her life, Naledi has been in awe of Basi, her charming and outgoing older brother.
The day after the 2015 Paris terror attacks, twenty-eight-year-old Canadian Jamil Jivani opened the newspaper to find that the men responsible were familiar to him. He didn’t know them, but the communities they grew up in and the challenges they faced mirrored the circumstances of his own life.
The Plan 99 Reading Series is pleased to host the Ottawa launch of BOOK OF ANNOTATIONS, by Cameron Anstee.
“Incredibly short and playful poems packed with enormous density.” – rob mclennan (We concur.)
On May 2, please join us to co-launch Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green's debut novel/poetry book Big Island, Small and The Way We Hold On.
Join us for an evening of reading and conversation with Indo-Canadian author Veena Gokhale and young Inuk writer Aviaq Johnston to launch their latest novels, Land of Fatimah and Those Who Run in the Sky!
Come meet local author Ainalem Tebeje as she introduces us her first novel My Love Story in Broken English on Saturday, April 21!
In this riveting memoir, Judy Rebick, one of Canada’s best-known feminists, lays bare the public and private battles that have shaped her life.
Bird-Bent Grass chronicles an extraordinary mother–daughter relationship that spans distance, time, and, eventually, debilitating illness.
One hundred years ago, French troops fired tear gas grenades into German trenches. Designed to force people out from behind barricades and trenches, tear gas causes burning of the eyes and skin, tearing, and gagging. Chemical weapons are now banned from war zones.
Craig Fortier, author of Unsettling the Commons: Social Movements Within, Against, and Beyond Settler Colonialism will be joined by writer and activist Fiona Jeffries who is also the author of Nothing to Lose But Our Fear: Resistance in Dangerous Times to discuss this bo
Translated from French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott.
From Goncourt Prize finalist a beautiful and brilliant new novel.
Across North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the expansion of tar sands extraction and the pipeline construction at Standing Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and mis
In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again.
This is a story of two South African mothers and best friends, Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana, who together take on Lonmin PLC, the third largest platinum-extractor in the world. They live in Nkaneng, Marikana, an informal settlement in rural South Africa that sprung up around the mine.