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  • Language and State

    An Inquiry into the Progress of Civilization, Second Edition by

    This book argues that while humans communicate using language, they create and use media. Media extend the distance of communication. Humans form themselves into a large community. This happens in a long historical process in which the state of the ...


  • My Story: Embracing My Stutter

    by

    This book is about my life growing up and living with a speech challenge. It is the kind of book I wish I had read when I was 13 years old and even as an adult. It is a book that encourages anyone living with a challenge real or perceived, to not ...


  • Mirrors & Reflections

    Knowing Your Power: From One Muslim Immigrant Sister to Another by

    This guidebook peeks into the lives of Muslim immigrant women in Canada from around the world. The book begins with a land acknowledgement in an immigrant style where we recognize the stolen land that is being forced to share. It mentions some ...


  • Hope in the Ruins

    by

    From São Paulo to Moscow, Kampala to Medellín, Ron Nikkel knows the anguish and hopelessness of people trapped in trouble. In places of civil conflict, extreme poverty, systemic injustice, and inhumane imprisonment he has come face to face not ...


  • White Power

    America on the Brink by

    In his provocative new memoire, Terol recounts the racist history of the United States of America, interrogating the fraught socio-political climate of the last eighty years. Beginning with his parents in 1943 and exploring his own experiences ...


  • North Shore Rescue

    If You Get Lost Today, Will Anyone Know? by

    The North Shore Rescue Team has existed since 1965 and has performed thousands of search and rescue operations on the North Shore Mountains and other locations throughout British Columbia and Washington State. Team activities have assisted at least ...


  • By Us! For Us!

    Activism in Jane-Finch A Working Class Community by

    By Us! For Us! counters the mainstream narrative about the community of Jane-Finch in Toronto. It is a story of courage, advocacy, belonging, and grassroots activism confronting neglect and unacceptable political and bureaucratic decisions that ...


  • Indigenous Reconciliation and Environmental Resilience

    by

    There are two themes: Indigenous reconciliation and environmental resilience. The purpose is to inform and inspire action – to quicken the pace of reconciliation and lessen the pace of global warming. The chapters, loosely held together by personal ...


  • The Song and the Swallow

    Authenticity and Love by

    Our need for meaning and substance is ubiquitous in the human condition, but how do we reliably find meaning? How are we susceptible to doing it the wrong way? What does this look like, what is produced, and why we should avoid it? Using archetypal ...


  • The Wrinkly Ranch

    Unbelievably funny, shocking and poignant anecdotes of life and work in Long-Term Care by

    “God’s Waiting Room, Geezer Glen, Catheter Flats, the Wrinkly Ranch . . . whatever euphemistic pet name you have for long-term care homes, the overall sentiment remains the same: it’s the last stop. But is all hope lost? Is there no joy? ...