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Out of Milk: The Inside Story

Posted: June 10, 2020
Infants experience income-related food insecurity most notably through its effect on infant feeding practices. Infancy, as opposed to other childhood stages, suffers from the highest rate of child poverty in Canada – also a time when poverty has its greatest health impact. We now know that the first 1,000 days from conception to two years is the most crucial time for opti­mizing growth and development. The focus of my new book "Out of Milk: Infant Food Insecurity in a Rich Nation" exposes infant food insecurity as an urgent social justice, health equity and public policy issue that until now, has been largely ignored as a social problem. ...more

Vancouverism: One Year Later

Posted: June 10, 2020
Larry Beasley summarizes his 2019 book, "Vancouverism." ...more

Challenge the Strong Wind: A Cover Story

Posted: June 10, 2020
Author David Webster tells us the story of the excellent, and fitting, cover for "Challenge the Strong Wind." ...more

Moments of Crisis: Thinking about Nation, Religion, and Loss in Québec and Egypt

Posted: June 10, 2020
In May 2013, having just finished my first year as an Assistant Professor at the American University in Cairo, I received a grant to spend the summer months exploring archives in Montréal and Québec City as part of the research that would eventually turn into the book Moments of Crisis: Religion and National Identity in Québec. ...more

The Geography of British Columbia: More than a Textbook

Posted: June 10, 2020
"The Geography of British Columbia: People and Landscapes in Transition" was written as a text book mainly for university students, but it is much more than a text book and very readable by anyone interested in the development of British Columbia. ...more
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