History

News
Nov 20, 2009

Once upon a Waffle

Mel Watkins
The Waffle should be judged as part and parcel of the still vibrant sovereignty movement and the growing self-confidence that Canadians have about Canada's survival independent of the United States.
Book Review
Nov 12, 2009

Norman Bethune: Stepping forward to revolution

Tara Quinn
The image of Norman Bethune sketched by Adrienne Clarkson in this contribution to the Extraordinary Canadians series invokes duality: the guerrilla doctor and the humanist.
Podcast
Oct 1, 2009

A history of Palestinian political organizing

Redeye
Toufic Haddad is an American-Palestinian based in Bethlehem. He speaks with Mordecai Briemberg about the history of organizing efforts in Palestine from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Event

Stand up and take action to end poverty now!

Oct 16, 2009
Parliament Hill Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 24.5784" N, 75° 41' 52.5588" W
Ontario CA
Musicians, poets, politicians and Ottawa area residents will assemble on Parliament Hill to participate, with millions of others in a global call to action against poverty.
Columnists
Sep 16, 2009

The battle for Quebec

Today the Plains of Abraham serves Quebec City well as a city park, though strangely it is still run by a National Battlefields Commission established by Ottawa 100 years ago.
Event

Supporting Indigenous Struggles in Canada: Starting the Journey

Sep 16, 2009 to Sep 17, 2009
Centre for Social Innovation, 4th floor
215 Spadina Ave. between Queen and Dundas.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 12.8388" N, 79° 23' 12.318" W
Ontario CA
This workshop is for people who want to learn more about the history of Indigenous-Canada relations, and who are interested in supporting Indigenous struggles.
Book Review
Sep 3, 2009

Oh Canada

Dave Markland
In his latest book, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, Yves Engler has undertaken the ambitious task of fully illuminating that blind spot by cataloguing Canada's crimes abroad.
Book Review
Aug 20, 2009

Five obvious food facts

George Fetherling
Bacon, A Love Story and Squeezed: What You Don't Know about Orange Juice are just two from a growing list of titles all about food. Read on for notable highlights of this increasingly popular genre.
Event

New spin(s) on a pivotal period (Book launch)

Sep 4, 2009 to Sep 5, 2009
Type Books
883 Queen Street West
M6J 1G5 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 44.3724" N, 79° 24' 41.7348" W
Ontario CA
Type Books, Between the Lines Books, and Paradigm Publishers invite you to help celebrate two groundbreaking books on the Sixties.

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