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Book Launch | Unmooring the Komagata Maru

October 10, 2019 3:00 PM
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

On "The Nature of Canada"

October 2, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Green College, UBC, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC
Please join co-editor Graeme Wynn and speakers Wade Davis, Tzeporah Berman, and Ian Gill for a lively, in-depth, and entertaining discussion about The Nature of Canada. Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for the will moderate the discussion. ...more

Vancouverism: In Conversation with Larry Beasley

September 30, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto ON
Join ULI Toronto and the University of Toronto's School of Cities for an evening celebrating the launch of Vancouversim by Larry Beasley. ...more

Book signing & reception | Vancouverism

September 27, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Swipe Design | Books + Objects, 401 Richmond St., West Studio B-04, Enter via NorthEast Entrance to Lower Level, Toronto ON
Vancouverism is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver's dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy. ...more

Word on the Street (Toronto): From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 22, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Concert Stage, Word on the Street, Toronto ON
Steve Paikin interviews MP Jody Wilson-Raybould about her new book From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada. ...more

Ottawa Writers Festival: From Where I Stand with Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 20, 2019 7:00 PM
Southminster United Church , 15 Aylmer Ave., Ottawa ON
Jody Wilson-Raybould outlines the actions that she believes must be taken – by governments, Indigenous Nations, and ordinary Canadians – to achieve true reconciliation in this country. ...more

Book Signing: From Where I Stand by Jody Wilson-Raybould

September 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Indigo, 2505 Granville Street, Vancouver BC
Book Signing with Jody Wilson-Raybould, author of From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada ...more

RavenSpace Launch Celebration

September 18, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Liu Institute for Global Issues, xʷθəθiqətəm(Place of many trees), UBC Point Grey Campus.
Join us for an evening of celebration, as we honour the authors and the participants who gave RavenSpace its wings. ...more

Book Launch: Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii

August 3, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gin Kuyaas-Haida Art Studio & Gifts, 55 Raven Ave., Masset, BC
"Shaping the Future on Haida Gwaii" by Joseph Weiss counters colonial ideas about Indigenous peoples being frozen in time and without a future. This provocative book explores the ways in which members of the Haida Nation are shaping myriad possible futures to address the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism. ...more

Truth & Conviction: Jane McMillan in conversation with Justice Harry LaForm

April 16, 2019 6:00 PM
Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5H 4B2
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Truth and Conviction and hear McMillan, in conversation with Justice Harry LaForme, explore the current state of Indigenous relations in Canada, and understand if we are actually learning from our past mistakes. ...more

Canadian Conscripts & the Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 14, 2019 7:00 PM
Room 156, Schwartz Building, StFX, Antigonish NS

Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War, for a presentation and book signing.


Presentation: Our Voices Must be Heard

March 13, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Norwich and District Museum and Archives, 89 Stover St. North, Norwich ON
Tarah Brookfield, author of Our Voices Must be Heard: Women and the Vote in Ontario, will give a presentation on Dr. Emily Stowe and Dr. Augusta Stowe-Gullen who were among the first female physicians in Canada. Facing great opposition, this maverick mother and daughter team campaigned for women’s rights to higher education, careers in medicine, and voting rights between 1860s-1910s. ...more

Canadian Conscripts & the Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 13, 2019 7:30 PM
Saint Mary's University, Sobey Building, Room SB255, 903 Robie St., Halifax NS
Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors, for a presentation and book signing. ...more

Book Launch: Entryways and Accusation

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Rue Bernard O, Montréal, QC
Please join us at Drawn and Quarterly for a wonderful evening celebrating the release to 2 recent edited collections on issues of criminal accusation and criminalization in Canada. ...more

Canadian Conscripts & The Great War: Myth & Legacy

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM
Provincial Archives N.B., UNB Campus, 23 Dineen Dr., Fredericton NB
Join Patrick Dennis, author of Reluctant Warriors, for a presentation and book signing. ...more

The Last Suffragist Standing, with Keynote Speaker Veronica Strong-Boag

March 8, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The University Women's Club of Vancouver at Hycroft, 1489 MacRae Ave., Vancouver BC
Hosted by the University Women's Club of Vancouver, join us for a celebration of International Women's Day. Featuring a keynote by Veronica Strong-Boag, author of The Last Suffragist Standing: The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson. ...more

International Women's Day Movie Screening - Suffragette

March 8, 2019 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Princess Cinemas, 6 Princess St W, Waterloo, ON
Hosted by Women in Engineering, University of Waterloo. Tarah Brookfield, author of “Our Voices Must be Heard: Women and the Vote in Ontario,” is part of an International Women’s Day panel discussion that will take place before the screening of the 2015 film “Suffragette!” This fabulous not-to-be-missed event is hosted by Women in Engineering at the University of Waterloo. ...more

To Be Equals in Our Own Country, with Keynote Speaker Denyse Baillargeon

March 8, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Club Atwater, 3505 Atwater Ave., Montreal QC
The University Women's Club of Montreal invites you to celebreate International Women's Day 2019 with award winning author and historian Denyse Baillargeon, author of To Be Equals in Our Own Country: Women and the Vote in Quebec. ...more

Breaching the Peace at Galiano Literary Festival

February 24, 2019 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Galiano Literary Festival
Sarah Cox, author of Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley's Stand against Big Hydro, will be speaking at the Galiano Literary Festival. ...more

Author Meets Readers: Opening the Government of Canada

February 21, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Irene's Pub, 885 Bank Street, Ottawa ON

Opening the Government of Canada: The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age examines how the federal government has adapted to the digital age from the mid-2000s to present day. The book uncovers a striking tension between the bureaucracy’s tradition of closed government, and the dictates of governing in an age defined by open, networked technologies. The book speaks to broader questions on the effectiveness and democratic legitimacy of our federal government.

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