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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

Before a Saint, A Man: Disability in the Life of Francis of Assisi

Before a Saint, A Man: Disability in the Life of Francis of Assisi

Written by Donna Trembinski, Illness and Authority examines the lived experience and early stories about St. Francis of Assisi through the lens of disability studies. In this post, Trembinski discusses more about her book that shows us another, less readily seen side of this famous saint.

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

Science Writing in a Time of Crisis

Mireille F. Ghoussoub holds a PhD in materials chemistry from the University of Toronto and is the co-author of The Story of CO2. In this post, Mireille highlights why the need for honest and effective science communication has never been greater in the fight against climate change.

Accidental Wilderness: Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park

Accidental Wilderness: Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park

Local artist and photographer Robert Burley tells us more about Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park, and explains why this fortuitous urban miracle offers a hopeful narrative about how nature can flourish in a modern-day city.

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.

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 3)

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 3)

In the final part of his blog series aimed at highlighting the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author David Stavanger.

Order and Disorder: England’s Troubled History

Order and Disorder: England’s Troubled History

Award-winning teacher Ken MacMillan delves deeper into some of the stories found in his new book Death and Disorder and discusses what we can expect from the book.

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 2)

The Rapids: Ways of Looking at Mania (Part 2)

In a new blog series to highlight the ways in which mental health is depicted and discussed in today’s world, Sam Twyford-Moore talks to fellow Australian author Kylie Maslen.

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