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“I Hate Feminists”

December 6, 1989, And Its Aftermath

On December 6, 1989, a man walked into the engineering school École Polytechnique de Montreal, armed with a semi-automatic rifle and, declaring “I hate feminists,” killed fourteen young women. “I … 140 View

“Indians Wear Red”

Colonialism, Resistance, and Aboriginal Street Gangs

With the advent of Aboriginal street gangs such as Indian Posse, Manitoba Warriors, and Native Syndicate, Winnipeg garnered a reputation as the “gang capital of Canada.” Yet beyond the … ; ; ; 176 View

(Ab)Using Power

The Canadian Experience

This book represents the first systematic effort in this country to integrate a variety of topics related to power abuse into a single collection. Each essay has been chosen on the strength of … ; ; 287 View

21st Century Socialism

Reinventing the Project

Bringing together a passionate group of socialists, 21st Century Socialism participates in the emerging and critical debate concerned with reinventing and rebuilding socialism. 239 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 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

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

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

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

Immigration

Many Canadians believe that immigrants steal jobs away from qualified Canadians, abuse the healthcare system and refuse to participate in Canadian culture. In About Canada: Immigration, Gogia and … ; 144 View

About Canada

Queer Rights

Is Canada a “queer utopia”? Canada was the fourth country in the world – and the first in the Western Hemisphere – to legalize same-sex marriage. Queer people in Canada … 144 View

About Canada

Media

Canada enjoys a long-held reputation for producing high-quality media, from National Film Board documentaries to the CBC to children’s programming. But in recent years, funding cuts, … 176 View

About Canada

Disability Rights

Through a close examination of employment, education, transportation, telecommunications and health care, About Canada: Disability Rights explores the landscape of disability rights in Canada and … 134 View

About Canada

Poverty

For a country as wealthy as Canada, poverty is utterly unnecessary. In About Canada: Poverty, Jim Silver illustrates that poverty is about more than a shortage of money: it is complex and … 192 View

About Canada

The Environment

As the Earth veers toward a biological tipping point, as resources like water, fish, oil and natural gas become scarcer and as climate change threatens our survival, how is Canada responding? … 176 View