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Book Launch: Breaching the Peace

Posted: May 1, 2018 7:00PM - May 1, 2018 10:00PM
Location: Ambrosia Centre on Fisgard, 638 Fisgard St., Victoria 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: Trudeau's World

Posted: April 27, 2018 7:00PM - April 27, 2018 8:30PM
Location: Furby House Books, 65 Walton Street, Port Hope, ON
Robert Bothwell in conversation with Roy MacSkimming about his new book, co-authored with J.L. Granatstein, "Trudeau's World: Insiders Reflect on Foreign Policy, Trade, and Defence, 1968-84," a book that offers critical reflections on Canadian foreign, trade, and defence policies from interviews with most of the key policy makers, diplomats, and military officers in the Trudeau government and of that era. ...more

Book Launch: Invisible Scars

Posted: April 11, 2018 7:00PM - April 11, 2018 8:30PM
Location: Novel Idea Bookstore: 156 Princess St, Kingston, ON
Join author Meghan Fitzpatrick for a discussion about her extraordinary, and much needed, book, “Invisible Scars: Mental Trauma and the Korean War.” ...more

The 2018 Dave De Brou Memorial Lecture with Jim Clifford

Posted: April 11, 2018 7:00PM - April 11, 2018 9:00PM
Location: pin Francis Morrison Central Library Theatre, 311 - 23 Street East, Saskatoon, SK
The Lower River Lea Valley became the centre of Greater London's industrial economy during the final three decades of the nineteenth century. In this talk, Jim Clifford will discuss the unique history of this industrial suburb and the importance of the efforts to fix the river and the society in shaping the rise of social democracy in Britain. ...more

Book Launch & Discussion: We Interrupt This Program

Posted: April 9, 2018 6:00PM - April 9, 2018 9:00PM
Location: Marshall McLuhan Coach House, University of Toronto, McLuhan Institute for Culture and Technology, 39A Queen's Park Crescent
Join co-authors Miranda Brady and John Kelly for a discussion and launch about their new book “We Interrupt This Program.” This powerful and inspiring book brings to light a new facet of Indigenous sovereignty – the use of media tactics to infuse Canadian culture with Indigenous perspectives and to raise political and cultural consciousness in Indigenous communities. ...more
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