Currents: the Tidewater blog

Learning to Read Again

2022-06-24T08:48:55+00:00

On Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréalais David M. Wallace ponders the challenges of language, secularism and politics in his new home province.

Learning to Read Again2022-06-24T08:48:55+00:00

Who Are the Real Nazis, Mr. Putin?

2022-06-24T08:50:01+00:00

Millions of Ukrainian people are fighting for their lives and their country. And yet, here in Canada, home-grown neo-Nazis flame the fires of hate from the safety of their keyboards. I ask you Mr. Putin, who are the real Nazis?

Who Are the Real Nazis, Mr. Putin?2022-06-24T08:50:01+00:00

Living in the Shadows of Bullying

2022-02-24T08:12:10+00:00

At a time when Canadians proclaim that Black lives matter and that systemic racism cannot be tolerated, white gatekeepers are still making calls “on account of darkness.”

Living in the Shadows of Bullying2022-02-24T08:12:10+00:00

“Does he speak English?”

2022-05-06T19:30:59+00:00

As Asian Heritage Month begins, prejudice and racism in Canadian hockey persists, writes Ian Kennedy, author of On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport.

“Does he speak English?”2022-05-06T19:30:59+00:00

Darkness Still Exists

2022-02-03T13:51:07+00:00

At a time when Canadians proclaim that Black lives matter and that systemic racism cannot be tolerated, white gatekeepers are still making calls “on account of darkness.”

Darkness Still Exists2022-02-03T13:51:07+00:00

How to Impress a Publisher

2022-01-19T11:44:24+00:00

Want to be published? Tidewater Press publisher Lynn Duncan talks about how to impress her with your manuscript.

How to Impress a Publisher2022-01-19T11:44:24+00:00

Cyber Monday in the Time of Covid

2021-11-28T09:46:19+00:00

For some of us, buying online has become the only comfortable option. But, when it comes to buying books, it isn’t as satisfying as shopping in person.

Cyber Monday in the Time of Covid2021-11-28T09:46:19+00:00

A Tribute to Danish Resilience

2022-04-21T12:28:21+00:00

In Multiculturalism Week in BC, author Harold Macy remembers the Danish idealists who founded a community at Cape Scott, northern Vancouver Island, at the turn of the last century.

A Tribute to Danish Resilience2022-04-21T12:28:21+00:00

The Gift of Public Libraries

2021-10-18T15:04:17+00:00

Life is hard. Often complicated and confusing. At times, overwhelming. A library is an oasis. A refuge. An escape. A friend. A seemingly endless offering of knowledge and fantasy and company.

The Gift of Public Libraries2021-10-18T15:04:17+00:00
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