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Book Launch: Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii

August 3, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gin Kuyaas-Haida Art Studio & Gifts, 55 Raven Ave., Masset, BC
"Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii" by Joseph Weiss counters colonial ideas about Indigenous peoples being frozen in time and without a future. This provocative book explores the ways in which members of the Haida Nation are shaping myriad possible futures to address the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism. ...more

Truth & Conviction: Jane McMillan in conversation with Justice Harry LaForm

April 16, 2019 6:00 PM
Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5H 4B2
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Truth and Conviction and hear McMillan, in conversation with Justice Harry LaForme, explore the current state of Indigenous relations in Canada, and understand if we are actually learning from our past mistakes. ...more

Canadian Conscripts & the Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 14, 2019 7:00 PM
Room 156, Schwartz Building, StFX, Antigonish NS

Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War, for a presentation and book signing.

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Canadian Conscripts & the Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 13, 2019 7:30 PM
Saint Mary's University, Sobey Building, Room SB255, 903 Robie St., Halifax NS
Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors, for a presentation and book signing. ...more

Presentation: Our Voices Must be Heard

March 13, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Norwich and District Museum and Archives, 89 Stover St. North, Norwich ON
Tarah Brookfield, author of Our Voices Must be Heard: Women and the Vote in Ontario, will give a presentation on Dr. Emily Stowe and Dr. Augusta Stowe-Gullen who were among the first female physicians in Canada. Facing great opposition, this maverick mother and daughter team campaigned for women’s rights to higher education, careers in medicine, and voting rights between 1860s-1910s. ...more

Canadian Conscripts & The Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM
Provincial Archives N.B., UNB Campus, 23 Dineen Dr., Fredericton NB
Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors, for a presentation and book signing. ...more

Book Launch: Entryways and Accusation

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Rue Bernard O, Montréal, QC
Please join us at Drawn and Quarterly for a wonderful evening celebrating the release to 2 recent edited collections on issues of criminal accusation and criminalization in Canada. ...more

To Be Equals in Our Own Country, with Keynote Speaker Denyse Baillargeon

March 8, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Club Atwater, 3505 Atwater Ave., Montreal QC
The University Women's Club of Montreal invites you to celebreate International Women's Day 2019 with award winning author and historian Denyse Baillargeon, author of To Be Equals in Our Own Country: Women and the Vote in Quebec. ...more

The Last Suffragist Standing, with Keynote Speaker Veronica Strong-Boag

March 8, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The University Women's Club of Vancouver at Hycroft, 1489 MacRae Ave., Vancouver BC
Hosted by the University Women's Club of Vancouver, join us for a celebration of International Women's Day. Featuring a keynote by Veronica Strong-Boag, author of The Last Suffragist Standing: The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson. ...more

International Women's Day Movie Screening - Suffragette

March 8, 2019 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Princess Cinemas, 6 Princess St W, Waterloo, ON
Hosted by Women in Engineering, University of Waterloo. Tarah Brookfield, author of “Our Voices Must be Heard: Women and the Vote in Ontario,” is part of an International Women’s Day panel discussion that will take place before the screening of the 2015 film “Suffragette!” This fabulous not-to-be-missed event is hosted by Women in Engineering at the University of Waterloo. ...more

Breaching the Peace at Galiano Literary Festival

February 24, 2019 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Galiano Literary Festival
Sarah Cox, author of Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley's Stand against Big Hydro, will be speaking at the Galiano Literary Festival. ...more

Author Meets Readers: Opening the Government of Canada

February 21, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Irene's Pub, 885 Bank Street, Ottawa ON

Opening the Government of Canada: The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age examines how the federal government has adapted to the digital age from the mid-2000s to present day. The book uncovers a striking tension between the bureaucracy’s tradition of closed government, and the dictates of governing in an age defined by open, networked technologies. The book speaks to broader questions on the effectiveness and democratic legitimacy of our federal government.

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Book Launch: Truth and Conviction

February 1, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Community Room of the People's Place Library, Antigonish NS
Join us for the Nova Scotia launch of Truth and Conviction: Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi'kmaw Quest for Justice. ...more

Book Launch: Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora

November 19, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail.
Join us for the launch of Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora. ...more

Book Launch: Be Wise! Be Healthy! / Thumbing a Ride

November 15, 2018 6:30 PM
The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St., Guelph ON
Join us for a dual launch! "Be Wise! Be Healthy!" and "Thumbing a Ride" ...more

Book Launch: Practicing Community Based Participatory Research

November 8, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Merchant’s Corner, 541 Selkirk ave., Winnipeg, MB
Light refreshments served, all welcome RSVP or let us know you're coming! Join us for a panel discussion with authors: Josie Hill, Executive Director, Blue Thunderbird Family Care Inc. Diane Roussin, Project Director, Winnipeg Boldness Project Darlene Klyne, Program Director, CEDA Pathways to Education Shauna MacKinnon, editor of this collection, Associate Prof, and Chair of Dept. of Urban and Inner City Studies U of W. ...more

Book Launch and Party! "Red Light Labour"

October 28, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burdock Music Hall, 1148 Bloor St, W., Toronto ON
Join the editors, book authors, and others to celebrate the launch of Red Light Labour. ...more

Book Launch & Jazz Show: Live at the Cellar

October 20, 2018 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Pilot - 22 Cumberland St, Toronto ON
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and the Mike Murley Quartet at The Pilot for a book launch and jazz show. Marian Jago will open each set with a few words from "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s." "Live at the Cellar" is the first book to document the rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including the Cellar, Black Spot/Flat Five (Vancouver), Foggy Manor (Calgary), Yardbird Suite (Edmonton), and 777 Barrington Street (Halifax). Many of the jazz musicians that were involved in the co-operatives now call Toronto home. ...more

Book Launch & Jazz Show: Live at the Cellar

October 18, 2018 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Frankie's Jazz Club, 755 Beatty Street, Vancouver
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and Toronto’s Bob Brough Quartet at Frankie’s Jazz Club, Vancouver’s home to live jazz and blues. Marian Jago will open each set with a few words from "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s," the first book to document the rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including Vancouver’s very own venues: the “original” Cellar, the Black Spot, and the Flat Five. ...more

Book Launch: Live at the Cellar

October 17, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Neptoon Records, 3561 Main St., Vancouver
You are invited to join musicologist and author Marian Jago and Gavin Walker, alto saxophonist and host of CiTR: The Jazz Show (101.9 FM). Marian will talk briefly about "Live at the Cellar: Vancouver’s Iconic Jazz Club and the Canadian Co-operative Jazz Scene in the 1950s and ‘60s," the first book to document the remarkable rise of co-operative jazz clubs in Canada, including Vancouver’s very own “original” Cellar, the Black Spot, and the Flat Five. She will share stories and photographs from this rich and vital history and will follow the talk with a question and answer. ...more
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