June 10, 2020
"It's All a Leap of Faith, But the End Result Can Be Beautiful" Rick and Gideon Salutin on the Challenges and Rewards of Writing Their New Book
When Rick Salutin's son Gideon asked one day about the origin of his own name, neither could have predicted the question would spark years of important religious conversation. As the younger Salutin progressed ...
June 03, 2020
Nina Newington on Canada, Uncertainty, and Her Newest Book
Meg, the central character of author Nina Newington's newest book Cardinal Divide (publishing in September from Guernica Editions), needs a lot of important questions answered.Adopted as a small child ...
May 13, 2020
Lucky Seven: James Wilt's New Book Examines Public Transportation's Failings and Possibilities
In cities across North America, public transportation is an essential part of day-to-day life. For many citizens commuting to work, heading to doctor's appointments, or simply running errands, government-funded ...
May 06, 2020
"Love and Happiness Live in Freedom" Geraldo Valério on Liberty, the Creative Process, and His Stunning New Book
True friendship and selfless love are examined in critically-acclaimed storyteller and illustrator Geraldo Valério's newest picture book, At the Pond (Groundwood).On a gloomy day, a boy puts his dog ...
March 10, 2020
Lucky Seven: Robin Taub Teaches Financial Literacy for the Digital Age
Author Robin Taub (CPA, CA) wants you and your kids to get serious about their financial future. A former accountant and Citibank Canada trader, she published the CRA-funded Parents Guide to Raising ...
February 18, 2020
Lucky Seven: Raymond A. Rogers Examines the Price of Progress In His New Book
Raymond A. Rogers knows a thing or two about the delicate relationship between humans and their environment. Working in Nova Scotia as a commercial fisher in the early 1990s, he witnessed the industry's ...
February 13, 2020
The Lucky Seven Interview: Michael Coren Talks Religion and Inclusivity In His New Book
Michael Coren has been many things throughout his long and fascinating career: an award-winning television and radio host, a regular columnist for The Toronto Star, and a prolific author with sixteen ...
February 06, 2020
The Lucky Seven Interview: Joseph Maviglia Talks Authenticity, Rhythm, and His Gritty New Novel
Author Joseph Maviglia's new novel, The Sicilian Cowboys (Quattro Books), follows the story of Bobby DiRienzo, a young construction worker who flees to southern Italy after being involved in an on-site ...
January 02, 2020
The Lucky Seven Interview: Robert Reid Talks Fly-Fishing and Connecting to Nature
For human beings, forging a real connection with nature can be essential to our understanding of not only ourselves, but our place within the planet on which we live. Spending time in the quiet isolation ...
December 17, 2019
The Lucky Seven Interview: Lise Leblanc Talks Self-Care, Burnout, and the Challenges of Caregiving
Taking care of ailing loved ones is something many of us have experienced or will experience someday, whether it be an aging parent, or a partner suffering with health issues. The challenges involved ...