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An incisive, innovative, and inviting take on fighting oppression and fighting for racial justice.

Racism is a real and present danger. But how can you fight it if you don’t know how it works or where ...

Mira and Baku

A Quill & Quire Book of the Year

With the help of a magical friend, a young girl searches for her missing father in this poignant story set during Japanese Canadian incarceration in World War II.

It’s ...

It's All about the Land

By (author) Taiaiake Alfred
Edited by Ann Rogers
Foreword by Pamela Palmater
Categories: Politics and government

Illuminating the First Nations struggles against the Canadian state, It’s All about the Land exposes how racism underpins and shapes Indigenous-settler relationships. Renowned Kahnawà:ke Mohawk activist ...

Buzz Kill

Cronyism, greed, and corruption trumped social justice and public health in Canada?s legalization of cannabis. How did we get here? Where are we going? More humane drug policy?which prioritizes public ...

Laughing Back at Empire

Asian Canadian activism, resistance, and art of the 1970s and 80s

Laughing Back at Empire is a ground-breaking examination of The Asianadian, one of Canada’s first anti-racist, anti- sexist, and ...

Sporting Justice

By (author) Miriam Wright
Categories: Baseball

Although many know about Jackie Robinson’s experiences breaking major league baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, few are familiar with the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a Black Canadian team from 1930s ...

Constitutional Crossroads

Four decades have passed since the adoption of the Constitution Act, 1982. Now it is time to assess its legacy. As Constitutional Crossroads makes clear, the 1982 constitutional package raises a host of ...

Amazing L'nu'k

The newest installment in the celebrated illustrated series about Amazing Atlantic Canadians, featuring incredible Indigenous people.

Delve into the uplifting stories of the people of Mi'kma'ki in this ...

The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

By (author) Renee Fossett
Categories: History of the Americas

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Who Gets In

By (author) Norman Ravvin
Categories: History of the Americas

An eye-opening account of the Jewish immigration experience in the 1930s, and one man’s battle against anti-Semitic immigration policies.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Yosef Eisenstein, arrived ...