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Jason Wilson & Friends - Book Launch and Performance

Posted: February 6, 2020 7:30PM - February 6, 2020 10:00PM
Location: Papermill Theatre, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto ON
Celebrate Bob Marley's birthday and Black History Month with JASON WILSON & FRIENDS – Book Launch and Performance, "King Alpha's Song in a Strange Land: The Roots and Routes of Canadian Reggae" ...more

Book Launch: Moved by the State

Posted: January 30, 2020 5:00PM - January 30, 2020 7:00PM
Location: UBC, Ideas Lounge, University Centre, 6331 Crescent Road, Vancouver BC
The UBC Canadian Studies Program and UBC Press present a book launch for Tina Loo's book entitled "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada." ...more

Book Launch | Crossing Law's Border

Posted: January 16, 2020 7:00PM
Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 2A6
In this account of Canada’s resettlement program from the Indochinese crisis of the 1970s to the ongoing Syrian crisis, Shauna Labman explores the role that law plays in resettlement and the impact of resettlement on asylum policies. Her pathbreaking work shows that resettlement can either complement or complicate asylum claims at a time when refugee crises and fear of outsiders are causing countries to close their borders to asylum-seekers. ...more

Reading and Q&A with Hugh Segal

Posted: January 13, 2020 5:00PM - January 13, 2020 6:30PM
Location: Massey College, Junior Common Room, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto ON
For more than four decades, Hugh Segal has been one of the leading voices of progressive conservatism in Canada. A self-described Red Tory warrior who disdains “bootstrap” approaches to poverty, he has worked tirelessly to bring about policies that support the most economically vulnerable in society. Central to his life’s work has been the championing of a basic annual income for all Canadians. In "Bootstraps Need Boots," Segal shares how his life and experiences brought him to this most unlikely of places. ...more

The mystique of money: tax culture and "race" in two centuries

Posted: December 10, 2019 7:15PM - December 10, 2019 9:00PM
Location: Ottawa Art Gallery, 50 Mackenzie King Bridge
The mystique of money is about its power both to hide and to reveal. Using examples from her recent book, Give and Take (on Canada’s 20th century tax history) and from the Dalhousie University inquiry about its connections to race and slavery in the 1810s, Tillotson will explore both sides of the mystique of money and especially its relationship to systems of racial power. ...more

AAA/CASCA Event: Meet-and-Greet with Wendy Wickwire author of At the Bridge

Posted: November 22, 2019 3:00PM - November 22, 2019 5:00PM
Location: AAA/CASCA Conference; UBC Press Booth 322. Convention Centre West, Vancouver
At the Bridge lifts from obscurity the story of James Teit, an outstanding Canadian ethnographer and Indian rights activist. ...more
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