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Little by Little

Michael might be young, but he’s got a big heart and a strong sense of right and wrong. He knows it’s right to help people when they need it—but what can he do when so many people need help?

When ...

Discovering Nothing

By (author) David L. Nicandri
Categories: History of the Americas

The many attempts by navigators to find a Northwest Passage via its Pacific portal all ended in failure; however, their discoveries spurred expansionist developments that would forever alter the landscape ...

Half-Light

By (author) Amy Kaler
Categories: Travel writing
Series: Wayfarer

Braiding together personal, collective, and historical explorations of what it means to “go west,” Amy Kaler’s Half-Light: Westbound on a Hot Planet offers deep reflections on the meaning of life, ...

Casey and Diana

By (author) Nick Green
Categories: Plays, playscripts

"I swear, I absolutely swear that hope has a sound..." It's October 1991, and the residents of Casey House, Canada's first free-standing AIDS hospice, have woken up to the life-changing news that Princess ...

The Riel Problem

By (author) Albert Braz
Categories: History of the Americas

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to Canadian hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being ...

Tours Inside the Snow Globe

By (author) Tonya K. Davidson
Categories: History of the Americas

The toppling of monuments globally in the last few years has highlighted the potency of monuments as dynamic and affectively loaded participants in society.
In the context of Ottawa, Canada’s capital ...

School of Racism

Exposing the history of racism in Canada’s classrooms

Winner of the prestigious Clio-Quebec, Lionel-Groulx, and Canadian History of Education Association awards

In School of Racism, Catherine Larochelle ...

On Mennonite/s Writing

In 1973, Hildi Froese Tiessen published the first academic essay about Rudy Wiebe's fiction (included in this volume). Since then, in scholarly essays and talks, she has examined with great insight the ...

Poussière d'été

Maëllie, dix-huit ans, a été victime d’un grave accident de la route dans lequel elle a perdu sa meilleure amie. Depuis, elle ne se reconnaît plus. Pour échapper à la sollicitude étouffante de ...