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Author Talk: Patrick Dennis - Reluctant Warriors

Posted: October 18, 2017 7:00PM - October 18, 2017 8:30PM
Location: Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, 232 King Street North, Waterloo ON
In this the centenary of compulsory service in Canada, “Canadian conscripts at War” will provide an overview of the principal events leading up to this historic and controversial legislation, followed by a brief examination of the vital contribution made by conscripts during the Hundred Days. The subject has long been obscured by myth and by inaccurate or incomplete history. Many of these myths will be directly addressed in this presentation. ...more

Keynote and Book Signing: Hunting the Northern Character

Posted: October 15, 2017 4:15PM
Location: Arctic Circle Assembly, Reykjavik, Iceland
Tony Penikett, former Yukon Premier, will give a keynote address about his new book Hunting the Northern Character to the delegates at the Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic, held in Reykjavik, Iceland. ...more

In the News: Give and Take

Posted: October 6, 2017
Shirley Tillotson's tax book, Give and Take: The Citizen Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, is releasing in just over a month. Lately she's been making the rounds in the media. ...more

Panel Discussion: Mothers & Others

Posted: October 5, 2017 6:30PM - October 5, 2017 8:00PM
Location: University of Lethbridge, Penny Building, 5 Street South
Mothers & Others: The Role of Parenthood in Politics offers the first comprehensive, international investigation of what motherhood means for women’s political lives as citizens, candidates, and members of government. Join co-editor Melanee Thomas, and contributors Brenda O’Neill and L.A. Lambert as they highlight key contributions,  and discuss the broader implications from the book.  ...more

Book Launch: Upstream Medicine

Posted: October 4, 2017 6:30PM - October 4, 2017 9:00PM
Location: Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, 14 Elm St., Toronto, ON
Come and learn about the experiences that shaped this revealing, forward-thinking book and about Upstream, an organization dedicated to creating a healthy society. Speakers at the event will include Dr. Vincent Lam, Max FineDay, Dr. Ritika Goel, Vivian Tam from the Canadian Federation of Medical Students and Upstream’s Executive Director, Dr. Monika Dutt. ...more

Book Launch: Unbuilt Environments

Posted: October 3, 2017 7:30PM - October 3, 2017 9:00PM
Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave., Winnipeg MB
Join is for the Winnipeg launch of Unbuilt Environments by Jonathan Peyton. ...more
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