2019

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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

Canada is Not Back

How Justin Trudeau is in over his head on foreign policy

The election in October 2015 of the Justin Trudeau government was widely considered to herald a new approach to foreign affairs for Canada. Trudeau had campaigned as a staunch advocate for a … 208 View

Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

The impact of trade deals on Canada's cultural life

Since the first trade deal with the US in 1984, Canada has insisted on a “cultural exemption” to ensure that governments were free to protect Canadian culture and to restrict foreign … 256 View

Decolonizing Academia

Poverty, Oppression, and Pain

Poetic, confrontational and radical, Decolonizing Academia speaks to those who have been taught to doubt themselves because of the politics of censorship, violence and silence that sustain the … 148 View

Environmental Law, 5/e

While continuing to provide a comprehensive introductory guide to environmental law in Canada, this fifth edition of Environmental Law incorporates discussion of recent developments in … 497 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View

The Tangled Garden

A Canadian Cultural Manifesto for the Digital Age

The emergence of Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (the FAANGs) has created an unprecedented challenge to Canada’s news, television and film businesses. In this book Richard … 224 View
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Basic Concepts in Environmental Law

From: Environmental Law, 5/e

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Provides a more thorough introduction of the basic concepts and fundamental principles of environmental law. The chapter specifically focuses on the definition of ‘environment,’ … 22 $2.20 Add
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Foreword

From: A New Kind of Union

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Jerry Dias, president of Unifor, overviews why Unifor is an important institution in Canadian labour and briefly documents his experience in its foundation. 10 $1.00 Add
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Foreword

From: Canada is Not Back

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Briefly explains the premise of the book and introduces the author’s background as a foreign policy advisor to the Trudeau Liberal campaign in 2015, and his transition to advisor to the new … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: The Tangled Garden

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An introduction to the book’s scope and sequence, laying out why Canada’s major media (television networks, newspapers, film industry are suddenly at risk as a result of the advent of … 11 $1.10 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Preface

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

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Author Garry Neil introduces his argument, explaining why Canadian culture is important and highlighting his background and experience on this subject. 5 $0.50 Add
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Unlearning

From: Decolonizing Academia

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Foreword

From: A New Kind of Union

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Peter Kennedy, Unifor’s former secretary treasurer, briefly explains why he is proud to have played a part in the creation of Unifor. 4 $0.40 Add
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Roots of Canadian Cultural Policies

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

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Brief history of Canadian cultural policy in the 20th century, background to the period from 1984 to 2019. 18 $1.80 Add