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Fire That Time

By (author) 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 ...

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 ...

Citizen?s Guide to City Politics

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 ...

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 ...

We 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, ...

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 ...

The Quest for a 'National' Nationalism

In his 2018 Pratt Lecture, The Quest for a ‘National’ Nationalism, renowned author and critic George Elliott Clarke investigates E. J. Pratt’s poetic attempt to become the epic poet of Canada. And ...

A Short History of the Blockade

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson explores the generative nature of Indigenous blockades through our relative, the beaver (Amik). Moving through genres, shifting through time, amikwag stories become a lens ...