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Vancouverism: Women of UDI and U40 Speaker Series

October 30, 2019 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
UBC Robson Square, C300 Auditorium, 800 Robson St., Vancouver BC
Join us as we discuss how the term Vancouverism came to be globally recognized, what came together to make it possible, where we are today and most importantly, the next chapter of Vancouverism - where do we go from here. ...more

Vancouver Writers Fest: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

October 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street
As access to natural resources becomes more fraught in the face of climate crisis, so does debate of the essential question in Maude Barlow’s new book, "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, joins award-winning investigative journalist and "Breaching the Peace" author, Sarah Cox, and Candis Callison, professor at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism and author of "How Climate Change Comes to Matter," to discuss, highlighting how individuals and communities can affect real change in the face of threats. ...more

Book Launch | Bootstraps Need Boots

October 17, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700, Toronto ON
Aird & Berlis LLP and UBC Press invite you to the Book Launch of Bootstraps Need Boots authored by Hon. Hugh Segal. ...more

Book Launch and Reading | A World without Martha by Victoria Freeman

October 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto ON
Join author Victoria Freeman for a reading and launch of her new book A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference. ...more

Book Launch | Unmooring the Komagata Maru

October 10, 2019 3:00 PM
University of Victoria, Sedgewick Building, Room C168
Unmooring the Komagata Maru (UBC Press 2019) challenges conventional Canadian historical accounts of the incident by drawing from multiple disciplines and fields to consider the international and colonial dimensions within the context of political resistance, migration, cultural memory, and nation-building. ...more

On "The Nature of Canada"

October 2, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Green College, UBC, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC
Please join co-editor Graeme Wynn and speakers Wade Davis, Tzeporah Berman, and Ian Gill for a lively, in-depth, and entertaining discussion about The Nature of Canada. Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for the will moderate the discussion. ...more

Vancouverism: In Conversation with Larry Beasley

September 30, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto ON
Join ULI Toronto and the University of Toronto's School of Cities for an evening celebrating the launch of Vancouversim by Larry Beasley. ...more

Book signing & reception | Vancouverism

September 27, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Swipe Design | Books + Objects, 401 Richmond St., West Studio B-04, Enter via NorthEast Entrance to Lower Level, Toronto ON
Vancouverism is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver's dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy. ...more

Word on the Street (Toronto): From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 22, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Concert Stage, Word on the Street, Toronto ON
Steve Paikin interviews MP Jody Wilson-Raybould about her new book From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada. ...more

Ottawa Writers Festival: From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 20, 2019 7:00 PM
Southminster United Church , 15 Aylmer Ave., Ottawa ON
Jody Wilson-Raybould outlines the actions that she believes must be taken – by governments, Indigenous Nations, and ordinary Canadians – to achieve true reconciliation in this country. ...more

Book Signing: From Where I Stand by Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Indigo, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver BC
Book Signing with Jody Wilson-Raybould, author of From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada ...more

RavenSpace Launch Celebration

September 18, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Liu Institute for Global Issues, xʷθəθiqətəm(Place of many trees), UBC Point Grey Campus.
Join us for an evening of celebration, as we honour the authors and the participants who gave RavenSpace its wings. ...more

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
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