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Rising Up: A Cover Story

Posted: May 26, 2021
We love a good cover story! Alexa Love tells us a bit about her experience designing the cover for Rising Up: The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada, and explains how different concepts evolved to create the final design. ...more

Portraits of Battle: Filling Empty Boots

Posted: May 25, 2021
Editor Peter Farrugia introduces readers to Portraits of Battle: Courage, Grief, and Strength in Canada's Great War. ...more

The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism: A look at writing the book

Posted: May 21, 2021
In part one of a two-part series on the Spring 2021 book "The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism," author Barry Ferguson tells us about the book's origins. ...more

The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism: Key takeaways

Posted: May 21, 2021
Part two of a two-part blog series behind the Spring 2021 book The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism by Robert Wardhaugh and Barry Ferguson. ...more

CanU STEP UP Series: Interview with Larry Beasley

Posted: April 13, 2021
In 2021 the Council for Canadian Urbanism introduced a series of interviews with authors of recent books that explore urban design in contemporary city-building. ‘Vancouverism’ is the first of these. ...more

From canoes, and pines, and rock-bound gardens to a house on fire: Reflections on the NHS Series:

Posted: April 6, 2021
Graeme Wynn, General Editor of the Nature | History | Society series recounts the development of the series and its impact on Canadian scholarship. ...more

It's All in the Design: The Design behind "It's All Good (Unless It's Not)"

Posted: November 10, 2020
We chat with Gerilee McBride, our Catalogues and Advertising Manager, to find out what went into the design of "It's All Good (Unless It's Not)" ...more

“A Vexatious Problem”: Veterans, Military Surplus, and the Politics of Munitions Disposal

Posted: November 2, 2020
During the Second World War, Canadian factories produced an astonishing amount of munitions and supplies. When victory was won, the Canadian state encountered a logistical crisis: how was it going to dispose of all its surplus munitions and supplies? ...more

UBC Press Picks: 2020 BC Election

Posted: October 5, 2020
On October 24, British Columbians will head to the polls. Take a peek below at our election selections! ...more
Posted in UBC Press Picks

Not-So-Back-To-School: Returning to University and College During COVID-19

Posted: September 4, 2020
"But, this school year looks a bit weird." Nicole Malette, author of It's All Good (Unless It's Not) chats about what it's like to return to university during these strange times. ...more
Posted in #PandemicPosts
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