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A Line in the Tar Sands

Struggles for Environmental Justice

Tar sands “development” comes with an enormous environmental and human cost. But tar sands opponents—fighting a powerful international industry—are likened to terrorists; … ; ; ; 390 View

A Lucky Life

As a longtime pediatrician, Richard Goldbloom placed a high value on connecting with and communicating with his patients and their parents. His ability to reach an audience is evident in this … 304 View

A Matter of Taste

A Farmers' Market Devotee's Semi-Reluctant Argument for Inviting Scientific Innovation to the Dinner Table

How did farmer’s markets, nose­-to-­tail, locavorism, organic eating, CSAs, whole foods, and Whole Foods become synonymous with "good food"? And are these practices … 137 View

A New Kind of Union

Unifor and the birth of the modern Canadian union

This book describes the unique process by which the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) decided not just to merge but to create … 256 View

A People’s History of Quebec

This lively guide to Quebec history tells the fascinating story of the settlement of the St. Lawrence River Valley over nearly 500 years. But it also tells of the Montreal and Quebec-based … ; 209 View

A People’s Senate For Canada

Not a Pipe Dream!

A People’s Senate for Canada combines grassroots experience, thorough research and critical commentary to create a people’s resource for positive change. This book offers a rationale, … 143 View

A Practitioner’s Guide to Commercial Arbitration

Arbitration can be a highly effective alternative commercial dispute resolution process outside of court. Indeed, arbitration is and has historically been a widely used method for resolving … 523 View

A Sense of Themselves

Elizabeth Murray's Leadership in School and Community

This vivid portrayal of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Murray recreates the life and times of one of Nova Scotia’s finest educators and community leaders, a does at the grassroots. It examines … 192 View

A Short History of Progress

Fifteenth Anniversary Edition

Now more relevant than ever, Ronald Wright’s #1 national bestseller, A Short History of Progress. The fifteenth anniversary edition includes a new introduction warning of the accelerating … 226 View
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Abolitionist Intimacies

In Abolitionist Intimacies, El Jones examines the movement to abolish prisons through the Black feminist principles of care and collectivity. Understanding the history of prisons in Canada in … 192 View

Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Exploring a variety of topics—including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film— Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and … 437 View

Aboriginal Measures for Economic Development

This volume explores Indigenous measures of economic development in First Nations Atlantic Canadian communities that are of relevance for First Nations peoples. This volume illustrates the key … ; 232 View
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Abortion to Abolition

Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada

The history of abortion decriminalization and critical advocacy efforts to improve access in Canada deserve to be better known. Ordinary people persevered to make Canada the most progressive … 176 View

About Canada: Animal Rights

Adopting Mahatma Gandhi’s idea that “the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated,” this book considers the status of … 190 View

About Canada: Childcare

In Canada, early childhood education and care includes childcare programs, kindergartens and nursery schools. When these programs are well-designed, they support children’s development and … ; 176 View