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Breach of Trust: Indigenous Rights and the Future of the Site C Dam

Posted: October 14, 2018 - October 17, 2018
Location: Various Locations
Four thought provoking events with Amnesty International’s Craig Benjamin, food and water advocate Julian Napoleon from Saulteau First Nations, and journalist Sarah Cox, author of Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro. Presented by the Amnesty International Bookclub and UBC Press. ...more

UBC Press partners with Universitas Press

Posted: August 14, 2018
UBC Press is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for all the titles published by Montreal-based publisher Universitas Press. ...more

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
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