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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.

Researching “The Typewriter Century”

Researching “The Typewriter Century”

Martyn Lyons shares what a day in the life of a researcher looks like as he discusses some of the meticulous archival research that went his new book, The Typewriter Century: A Cultural History of Writing Practices.

For Sale: Everything or Nothing?

For Sale: Everything or Nothing?

Ryan Gillespie discusses some of lively and public debates surrounding human organ supply and asks what kind of society we truly want.

History and Biography in Harbin

History and Biography in Harbin

Mark Gamsa gives us a behind-the-scenes look into his new book and tells us the personal story of Baron Roger Budberg, a physician who, being neither Russian nor Chinese, nevertheless stood at the very centre of the cross-cultural divide in Harbin.

“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.

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