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UBC Press Picks: Canadian Immigration Policy

Posted: June 20, 2018
With World Refugee Day and the events surrounding US President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, immigration has been in the news. But what does immigration policy look like in Canada? The following books shed light on some of the issues surrounding Canadian immigration policy. ...more

Our Little Free Library: A Q&A with Liz, Steve, and Kerry

Posted: June 15, 2018
Yesterday, the UBC Press offices got a new addition—an adorable Little Free Library fashioned as a mini version of our office building. To learn more about it, I chatted with the group behind the project: Liz Hudson, Steve Young, and Kerry Kilmartin. ...more

Book Launch: Breaching the Peace

Posted: June 5, 2018 6:30PM - June 5, 2018 9:30PM
Location: Fort St. John - North Peace Museum, 9323 100 St, Fort St. John, BC
Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox and guests invite you to an inspiring (and perhaps enraging) discussion and launch of her book Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro. A modern-day David and Goliath story, Breaching the Peace is an uplifting and astonishing story of the farmers and First Nations who are fighting the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that has propelled it forward. ...more

Ben McNally Books and Brunch: In Her Voice

Posted: June 3, 2018 10:00AM
Location: King Edward Hotel, 37 King St E., Toronto
Ben McNally invites you to attend a special In Her Voice edition of its Books and Brunch series. Joan Sangster will be one of four authors at the event and she will talk about her book One Hundred Years of Struggle: The History of Women and the Vote in Canada. ...more

Book Launch: Breaching the Peace

Posted: May 12, 2018 7:00PM
Location: Quadra Community Centre, 970 West Rd., Quathiaski Cove BC
Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox and guests invite you to an inspiring (and perhaps enraging) discussion and launch of her book "Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro." A modern-day David and Goliath story, "Breaching the Peace" is an uplifting and astonishing story of the farmers and First Nations who are fighting the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that has propelled it forward. ...more

Book Launch: Breaching the Peace

Posted: May 6, 2018 7:00PM - May 6, 2018 10:00PM
Location: Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Main Entrance, 5714 Medusa (at Trail), Sechelt BC
Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox and guests invite you to an inspiring (and perhaps enraging) discussion and launch of her book "Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro." A modern-day David and Goliath story, "Breaching the Peace" is an uplifting and astonishing story of the farmers and First Nations who are fighting the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that has propelled it forward. ...more
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