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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

Reflections on Teaching at Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex

2021-07-30T10:13:59+00:00

When I left teaching ESL at a downtown college in Vancouver to join the staff at the Cote First Nation school in rural Saskatchewan, I didn't know I was going to be the student and my pupils would be my teachers.

Reflections on Teaching at Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex2021-07-30T10:13:59+00:00

The Legacy of Charlottesville

2021-08-11T19:19:57+00:00

For Lauren Manning, the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where counter-protester Heather Heyer died, was chillingly, disturbingly personal.

The Legacy of Charlottesville2021-08-11T19:19:57+00:00