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The Urgent Need to Address Physical Inactivity

The Urgent Need to Address Physical Inactivity

Bruce Kidd, former Olympic athlete and a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, looks at how we can all come together to revitalize physical education, physical activity, and community sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Seen but Not Seen”

“Seen but Not Seen”

Donald B. Smith is one of Canada’s most renowned historians, having written extensively on Aboriginal Canada, Quebec, and the history of Calgary and Southern Alberta. Donald discusses what we can expect from his final book, which covers fresh ground in the history of settler-Indigenous relations.

Holiday Baking in UTP’s Test Kitchen

Holiday Baking in UTP’s Test Kitchen

We were inspired at the recent book launch The Viking Immigrants to attempt the most famous of all Icelandic North American holiday cakes: vinarterta (aka the “striped lady”). Using one of the historic recipes included in the book, we took the challenge to UTP’s Test Kitchen.

Christmas in Icelandic Winnipeg, 1920

Christmas in Icelandic Winnipeg, 1920

The Viking Immigrantsauthor, L.K. Bertram, takes us back in time to 1920 and explores the Christmas traditions of a bustling Icelandic neighbourhood in Winnipeg 100 years ago

Local Voices: Another Story Bookshop

Local Voices: Another Story Bookshop

Today, University Press Week celebrates the “local voices” within the community. We reached out to Another Story Bookshop in downtown Toronto, and asked them questions about the history and philosophy of the bookshop, as well as their relationship with university presses.

Twenty Years of Digital Politics in Canada

Twenty Years of Digital Politics in Canada

Tamara A. Small and Harold J. Jansen discuss their love of digital politics and examine some of the changes that have taken place in Canadian politics over the last twenty years.

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