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The High North

The High North is a groundbreaking collection of essays that shakes up widely accepted narratives about marijuana legalization in Canada. Featuring contributions from cannabis scholars and “practitioners,” ...

Voicing Identity

Written by leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, Voicing Identity examines the issue of cultural appropriation in the contexts of researching, writing, and teaching about Indigenous peoples. ...

Histories, Territories and Laws of the Kitwancool

By (author) Constance Cox
Edited by Wilson Duff
Translated by Constance Cox
Categories: Jurisprudence and general issues

A new edition of the groundbreaking 1959 publication created in collaboration with the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs.

This beautiful new edition of the histories and laws of the Gitanyow (literally "people ...

Canadian Club

Birth-based citizenship is widely considered to be the most secure claim to political belonging. Despite the general belief that liberal democracies are formed through consent, in fact, most people are ...

Building Justice

By (author) Shauna Van Praagh
Categories: History of the Americas

Building Justice draws on the inspiring life of former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci to offer insight into the meaning of engaged citizenship through law.

Ignoring early advice that he ...

Picking Up the Slack

By (author) Andrew Green
Categories: Politics and government
Series: UTP Insights

Canada has over-promised and under-delivered on climate change, setting weak goals and allowing carve-outs, exceptions, and exemptions to undermine its climate policies. Why, in an era when climate change ...

Fertility

By (author) Maureen McTeer
Categories: Medical and healthcare law

In Fertility: 40 Years of Change, lawyer and author Maureen McTeer explores key medical, research, and legal developments in assisted human reproduction since the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978. ...

Heroin

By (author) Susan C. Boyd
Designed by David Lester
Categories: Social and cultural history

Heroin is an illustrated history of Canadian heroin regulation over two centuries. Susan Boyd points to our failure to address the overdose death epidemic caused by criminalizing drug users and to the ...

Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice

By (author) David Milward
Categories: Indigenous peoples

The horrors of the Indian residential schools are by now well-known historical facts, and they have certainly found purchase in the Canadian consciousness in recent years. The history of violence and ...

Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, 2nd ed.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to re-establish the labour movement’s political capacity to exert collective power in ways that foster greater opportunity and equality for working-class ...