Books tagged: Canada

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21 Days in October

By Magali Favre

This work of historical fiction deals with the occupation of Quebec by the Canadian Army and the massive imprisonment of French-speaking Canadian artists and trade unionists, based on the pretext of two political kidnappings.

 

In October 1970, 21 days was the legal limit, under ... Read more

29 leads to love

By Salimah Valiani

In a world barely beginning to recognize itself as dazzlingly multihued, the erupting ecocide is teaching that while no accounting of complexity is complete, change is true and the sky, singular.

We are of parts fundamentally interconnected and overlapping.

If we choose it, ... Read more

A Matter of Conscience

By James Bartleman

A novel of love and betrayal dealing with the biggest issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.

In the summer of 1972, a float plane carrying a team of child welfare officials lands on a river flowing through the Yellow Dog Indian reserve. Their mission is to seize ... Read more

A Natural Balance

By Alex Novell & John Leroux

A botanical garden should be more than a repository of plants: it should be a place for people to enjoy the natural world and to participate in learning and research. The creators of the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre and Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens at Acadia ... Read more

A Portrait of Canada’s Parliament

By William McElligott
Edited by Lyette Fortin
Foreword by Adrienne Clarkson

 

A stunning visual exploration of Canada’s most recognized building accompanied by a comprehensive study of its history, in a coffee-table worthy volume.

The Centre Block, the iconic parliament building that has come to be Canada’s foremost representation, was closed in ... Read more

A Resilient Crown

Edited by D. Michael Jackson & Christopher McCreery

As the Queen marks seventy years on the throne, this engaging work examines Canada’s constitutional monarchy.

As Queen Elizabeth II marks her Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and nears the conclusion of her reign, much discussion and debate has taken place about the monarchy in Canada. ... Read more

A Very Canadian Coup

By Ted Glenn

Fresh perspectives on Canada’s fifth prime minister, Sir Mackenzie Bowell.

When Mackenzie Bowell became Canada’s fifth Prime Minister in December 1894, everyone — including Bowell — expected the job would involve nothing more than keeping the wheels on the Conservative ... Read more

A World to Win

Edited by William K. Carroll & Kanchan Sarker

In this time of economic, ecological and social crises, a diverse array of collective movements carry the possibilities of deep democratization and alternative futures. A World to Win brings these movements alive as agents of history-in-the-making. It situates Quebec student ... Read more