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Hugh Segal’s Bootstraps Need Boots

Posted: October 24, 2019
How radical would it be for all Canadians to receive a basic annual income? Hugh Segal’s Bootstraps Need Boots: One Tory’s Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada tells his deeply personal story of why he fights to end poverty in Canada ...more

Vancouver Writers Fest: Whose Water Is It, Anyway?

Posted: October 23, 2019 6:00PM - October 23, 2019 7:15PM
Location: Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street
As access to natural resources becomes more fraught in the face of climate crisis, so does debate of the essential question in Maude Barlow’s new book, "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" Barlow, Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, joins award-winning investigative journalist and "Breaching the Peace" author, Sarah Cox, and Candis Callison, professor at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism and author of "How Climate Change Comes to Matter," to discuss, highlighting how individuals and communities can affect real change in the face of threats. ...more

UBC Press partners with four U.S. university presses

Posted: October 22, 2019
UBC Press is honoured to represent Rutgers University Press, University of Hawai’i Press, University Press of Mississippi, and West Virginia University Press. ...more

Book Launch | Bootstraps Need Boots

Posted: October 17, 2019 5:00PM - October 17, 2019 7:00PM
Location: Aird & Berlis LLP, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700, Toronto ON
Aird & Berlis LLP and UBC Press invite you to the Book Launch of Bootstraps Need Boots authored by Hon. Hugh Segal. ...more

Book Launch and Reading | A World without Martha by Victoria Freeman

Posted: October 10, 2019 6:00PM - October 10, 2019 8:00PM
Location: Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto ON
Join author Victoria Freeman for a reading and launch of her new book A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference. ...more

Book Launch | Unmooring the Komagata Maru

Posted: October 10, 2019 3:00PM
Location: University of Victoria, Sedgewick Building, Room C168
Unmooring the Komagata Maru (UBC Press 2019) challenges conventional Canadian historical accounts of the incident by drawing from multiple disciplines and fields to consider the international and colonial dimensions within the context of political resistance, migration, cultural memory, and nation-building. ...more
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