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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    Games, Life and Utopia

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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  • Bitter Medicine

    Bitter Medicine

    In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend...

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  • Pathologies

    Pathologies

    In these fifteen searingly honest personal essays, debut author Susan Olding takes us on an unforgettable journey into the complex heart of being human. Each essay dissects an aspect of Olding's li...

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  • Detachment

    Detachment

    In 2005, Maurice Mierau and his wife, Betsy, travelled to Ukraine to adopt two small boys, age three and five. After weeks of delays while navigating a tangled bureaucracy, they returned to Canada ...

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  • Indigenous Education

    Indigenous Education

    New Directions in Theory and Practice

    For Indigenous students and teachers alike, formal teaching and learning occurs in contested places. In Indigenous Education, leading scholars in contemporary Indigenous education from North Americ...

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  • In My Own Moccasins

    In My Own Moccasins

    A Memoir of Resilience

    Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, interge...

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  • Perception

    Perception

    Artist KC Adams’s Perception Photo Series first appeared on billboards, in storefronts, in bus shelters, and projected on Winnipeg’s downtown buildings. The photographs confronted common stereotype...

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  • Say Something!

    Say Something!

    Writing Essays that Make the Grade

    Stop boring your professors with tedious, predictable essays. Get better grades! How do you write a great essay? It’s not about five paragraphs filled with quotations from experts—you need to disco...

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  • Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here...

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  • Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Unforgetting Private Charles Smith

    Private Charles Smith had been dead for close to a century when Jonathan Hart discovered the soldier’s small diary in the Baldwin Collection at the Toronto Public Library. The diary’s first entry w...

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  • From Turtle Island to Gaza

    From Turtle Island to Gaza

    With a sure voice, Groulx, an Anishnaabe writer, artistically weaves together the experiences of Indigenous peoples in settler Canada with those of the people of Palestine, revealing a shared under...

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  • Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation

    Imagining Child Welfare in the Spirit of Reconciliation

    Drawing on the expertise of Indigenous scholars and researchers, including voices from the front lines in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, this book examines child welfare practices in kinship ...

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  • No Surrender

    No Surrender

    The Land Remains Indigenous

    Between 1869 and 1877 the government of Canada negotiated Treaties One through Seven with the Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains. Many historians argue that the negotiations suffered from cultu...

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  • West Coast 123s

    West Coast 123s

    Hooray! Time for a new and colourful 123 adventure with bestselling children's author and illustrator Jocey Asnong, along the remarkable west coast of Canada. Jocey Asnong’s vibrant and whimsical ...

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  • Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    A remarkable and profound collection of reflections by one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders. My name is Wa’xaid, given to me by my people. ‘Wa’ is ‘the river’, ‘Xaid’ is ‘good’...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: Northern Okanagan — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: Northern Okanagan — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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  • Government Information in Canada

    Government Information in Canada

    Access and Stewardship

    Public access to government information forms the foundation of a healthy liberal democracy, but because this information can be precarious, it needs stewardship. Government Information in Canada p...

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  • Stuck!

    Stuck!

    Learn to Love Your Screenplay Again

    Maybe you have a great idea for a movie, and you’re thinking to yourself, “Man, if I only knew how to write a screenplay.” Maybe you’ve started your screenplay already, but you get to a certain poi...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: South-Central Okanagan — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: South-Central Okanagan — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a bestselling series of books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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