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George Abbott in Conversation with Vaughn Palmer

Posted: September 29, 2020 7:00PM - September 29, 2020 8:00PM
Location: Online, via Zoom webinar
Tune in as former MLA and cabinet minister George Abbott discusses his new book, Big Promises, Small Government: Doing Less with Less in the BC Liberal Era, with Vaughn Palmer, the Vancouver Sun's political columnist since 1984. ...more

Not-So-Back-To-School: Returning to University and College During COVID-19

Posted: September 4, 2020
"But, this school year looks a bit weird." Nicole Malette, author of It's All Good (Unless It's Not) chats about what it's like to return to university during these strange times. ...more
Posted in #PandemicPosts

Breaking Free: Institutions Then and Now

Posted: August 12, 2020 4:30PM - August 12, 2020 6:00PM
Location: Online Event
The Down Syndrome Association - National Capital Region hosts a Zoom webinar series: Breaking Free - Institutions Then and Now. ...more

Planning on the Edge in the Middle of a Pandemic

Posted: August 7, 2020
We are living in a time of great uncertainty. Economic and social inequalities have been exposed and magnified by the COVID-19 global pandemic coupled with the ongoing impacts of climate change. We are in crisis mode as households, organizations and communities’ grapple with the complexities of a new reality. What will the future look like and how can we shape it to be more sustainable and equitable? ...more
Posted in #PandemicPosts

A Transformational Multi-media Indigenous Publication to Explore During Indigenous History Month

Posted: June 22, 2020
After nearly a decade of development, UBC Press is excited to broadly announce the successful launch of RavenSpace, a new and inclusive model of digital publishing in Canada. At its core, RavenSpace centres on collaboration, respects Indigenous protocols, and uses digital tools in creative ways to make Indigenous knowledge accessible and shareable across communities and generations. It is also a place of Indigenous heritage revitalization. ...more

French Canadians and the Irish Question

Posted: June 12, 2020
How was the "Irish Question" connected to the "Québec Question" in early Canadian history? Philip J. Currie explains in his new book "Canada and Ireland: A Political and Diplomatic History." ...more
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