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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.

Being Fat Has a History

Being Fat Has a History

Jenny Ellison discusses her new book, Being Fat: Women, Weight, and Feminist Activism in Canada, and explores how fat activists wrestled with feminist issues of the era, including femininity, sexuality, and health.

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

Environmental Politics in an Ever-Changing Political Context

We reached out to Andrea Olive, author of The Canadian Environment in Political Context and asked her about the changes that have taken place in Canadian environmental politics since the release of the first edition back in 2015.

Canadian Federalism: Performing amidst the Pandemic

Canadian Federalism: Performing amidst the Pandemic

Canadian Federalism is Canada’s leading text on federal institutions and processes. We asked editors Herman Bakvis and Grace Skogstad to look at the potential effects COVID-19 will have on Canadian federalism.

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