Category Archives: book about social justice

Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (23)

This book is an honest examination of Indigenous people lives and how they feel betrayed and have difficulty celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday as the rest do. Canada 150 commemorates the founding of Canada in 1867, being the political agreement that … Continue reading

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L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything by F. S. Michaels (14)

This is a wonderful exploration about how the art of story telling is changing everything. As human beings, we are always told stories.  There are stories about who we are, where we come from, and where we’re going. Now imagine … Continue reading

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The Afterlife of Stars by Joseph Kertes (213)

This story is hopeful, daring, life-affirming account that focuses on revolution and family, and a country lost and lives remade. I usually love stories like this. And this one did not disappoint. I was attracted to the book by the … Continue reading

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Growing up Canadian: Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists (83)

This is a book about religion and global migration, with a specific focus on Canada. In today’s world, the consequences and context of people relocating from one place with which they are familiar and in which they are embedded to … Continue reading

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Fauna By Alissa York(71)

I have been reading quite a few Canadian books but I wasn’t on the internet much for the past few weeks.  So, I have a read a LOT. And now I will be posting a few reviews…LOL. The first book … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Creative Class (132)

This is a wonderfully inspiring book about creativity and how we are developing a new class of workers–the creative class of workers. The creative class is reshaping our economy, our geography, our work, and our whole way of life. There … Continue reading

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