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Fire That Time

Edited by Nalini Mohabir & Ronald Cummings
Categories: History

In 1969, in one of the most significant Black student protests in North American history, Caribbean students called out discriminatory pedagogical practices at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia ...

Okanagan Women’s Voices

By (author) Jeannette Armstrong
Edited by Janet MacArthur & Lally Grauer
Categories: History

An anthology of literary non-fiction featuring women’s historical narratives from the early settlement period of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. The writing and relations between Syilx women ...

Stand on Guard for Whom?

By (author) Yves Engler
Categories: History

We Stand on Guard for Whom? is the first book to present a history of the Canadian military from the perspective of its victims. Originating as a British force that brutally dispossessed First Nations, ...

Citizen's Guide to City Politics

Edited by Eric Shragge, Jason Prince & Mostafa Henaway
Categories: Law

Montreal has a long history of militant municipalism: the emergence and repression of the FRAP, the rise and fall of the Montreal Citizens Movement and its left opposition, the rise and eclipse of Ecology ...

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future looks to both the past and the future as it examines the foundational work of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) and the legacy of its 1996 report. It ...

When Words Sing

Edited by Julie Salverson
Categories: Drama

Meet the creators behind the words of Canadian opera in this exciting new collection of contemporary libretti. Featuring work by Robert Chafe, Anna Chatterton, George Elliott Clarke, Marie Clements, Ann-Marie ...

The Queer Evangelist

By (author) Cheri DiNovo
Foreword by Kathleen Wynne
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

In The Queer Evangelist, Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo (CM) tells her story, from her roots as a young socialist activist in the 1960s to ordained minister in the ’90s to member of provincial parliament. As ...

The Gatherings

By (author) Shirley Hager & Mawopiyane
Categories: Social Science

Thirty years ago, in Wabanaki territory—a region encompassing the state of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes—a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals came together to explore some of the ...

Treaty Words

By (author) Aimée Craft
Illustrated by Luke Swinson
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

Accompanied by beautiful illustrations by Luke Swinson and an author’s note at the end, Aimée Craft affirms the importance of understanding an Indigenous perspective on treaties in this evocative book ...

Flying to Extremes

Recalling some of most memorable escapades ever conducted in the Canadian Arctic with bush planes, Flying to Extremes takes place in the late ’60s and early ’70s from a base at Yellowknife, in the ...