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UBC Press is located on the sea-swept promontory of Point Grey, Vancouver – and our promise is to publish sharp, authoritative, and thought-provoking works of non-fiction under our trade imprint, On Point Press.

On Point Press will introduce a broad audience of readers to current thinking and new ideas about history, politics, Indigenous studies, the environment, and the natural world, areas that have long reflected UBC Press's stellar publishing reputation in the scholarly realm. On Point books will be intelligent and engaging, they will provoke discussion and reaction, they will enlighten and amuse. And they will set the bar for cutting-edge, quality non-fiction publishing in Canada.

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.

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The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast

A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.

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Am I Safe Here?

LGBTQ Teens and Bullying in Schools

Am I Safe Here? treats LGBTQ students as the experts in their own schools, revealing that, to achieve safety and equity, nothing less than a total culture change is needed.

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Engagement Organizing

The Old Art and New Science of Winning Campaigns

At a time of heightened concern about what our future holds and how we can shape it, Engagement Organizing shows how combining old-school people power with new digital tools and data can win campaigns today.

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The Call of the World

A Political Memoir

In this fiercely intelligent memoir, Bill Graham – Canada’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of defence during the tumultuous years following 9/11 – takes us on a personal journey through a period of upheaval in global and domestic politics, arguing that global institutions based on international law offer the best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and just world.

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