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Parenting Your Parents

By (author) Bart J. Mindszenthy & Michael Gordon
Foreword by Paula Rochon
Categories: Care of the elderly

A compendium of family scenarios for those dealing with the guilt, worry, and difficult decisions that come with eldercare.

  • Is it time for your aging father to stop driving?
  • How can you balance your ...

Families, Mobility, and Work

Employment-related geographical mobility is widespread and increasing within Canada and around the world. Prolonged daily commutes, working away for extended periods, and being employed in mobile workplaces ...

White Benevolence

When working with Indigenous people, the helping professions ?education, social work, health care and justice ? reinforce the colonial lie that Indigenous people need saving. In White Benevolence, leading ...

Disarm, Defund, Dismantle

Canadian laws are just, the police uphold the rule of law and treat everyone equally, and without the police, communities would descend into chaos and disorder. These entrenched myths, rooted in settler-colonial ...

Mon pays c'est la relation

By (author) Véronique Lang
Categories: Care of the elderly

Accompagner des personnes âgées vulnérables comporte richesses et défis, en particulier lorsque s’immiscent les pertes cognitives. Sous sa plume fine et pleine de tendresse, l’autrice nous expose ...

Fight to Win

By (author) A.J. Withers
Categories: Social work

AJ Withers draws on their own experiences as an organizer, extensive interviews with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) activists and Toronto bureaucrats, and freedom of information requests ...


Divided looks at the last fifteen years in Saskatchewan, during which time the Saskatchewan Party government sought to reforge the province’s image into the New Saskatchewan: brash, materialistic, highly ...

The Case for Basic Income

Inequality is up. Decent work is down. Free market fundamentalism has been exposed as a tragic failure. In a job market upended by COVID-19—with Canadians caught in the grip of precarious labour, stagnant ...


By (author) T. Joseph Scanlon
Edited by Roger Sarty
Categories: Emergency services

Catastrophe weaves together compelling stories and potent lessons from the calamitous Halifax explosion—the worst non-natural disaster in North America pre-911. The book explores how the explosion influenced ...

Storying Violence

In August of 2016, Cree youth Colten Boushie was shot dead by Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley. Using colonial and socio-political narratives that underlie white rural settler life, the authors position ...