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Summer in Cottage Country

Summer in Cottage Country

As the summer heat and humidity kick in, many Canadians hit the road and head for Cottage country, something that has become a national tradition. has a whole chapter dedicated to “Summer in Cottage Country” and in this post, we’re sharing an excerpt from it.

UTP Summer Reads

UTP Summer Reads

As we reach the height of summer, and with COVID restrictions easing, we wanted to share some new releases that you should be adding to your summer reading list. So whether you’re relaxing at the cottage, lounging by the poolside, or simply knocking off work a few hours early, we have a little something for everyone.

Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

Fighting for Sport – Bruce Kidd

To celebrate the start of the Olympics, we’re sharing an excerpt from A Runner’s Journey, an autobiography of one of Canada’s most celebrated athletes, Bruce Kidd.

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

Hidden Engines of Meritocracy

James Elwick, author of Making a Grade discusses his new book and looks at how standardized testing practices quietly appeared during the Victorian era, and then spread worldwide.

Pandemic-Speak

Pandemic-Speak

Russell Craig and Joel Amernic, authors of Decoding CEO-Speak, examine the words of CEOs and world leaders during COVID-19, which were often misleading and dangerous.

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Chocolate’s Transatlantic Journey from Exotic to Everyday

Author Erin Alice Cowling tells us more about her forthcoming book, Chocolate: How a New World Commodity Conquered Spanish Literature which provides a fascinating and worldly narrative about one of the most beloved foods of all time.

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Does Canada’s Federal System Lead to Better Policy?

Brendan Boyd and Andrea Olive tell us about their new book, Provincial Policy Laboratories, and explain why it should be a must-read for scholars, students, and policymakers interested in Canadian public policy.

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

National Indigenous History Month – John Borrows

We asked John Borrows, professor and the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, a few questions about what Indigenous History Month means to him. We’re also including a short excerpt from his book, Law’s Indigenous Ethics.

Read with Pride

Read with Pride

To celebrate Pride Month, we have curated a selection of titles that showcase the most cutting edge scholarship in Queer Studies.

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