February 15, 2022
Excerpt Month: Battle the Darkness with Maude Barlow's Still Hopeful, a Memoir of Activism & Inspiration
If asked to find a word to describe our current point in history, few would immediately land on "hopeful". But for Maude Barlow, former senior water advisor to the UN General Assembly, lifelong activist, ...
February 14, 2022
Contest: For Valentine's, Find Your Passion - Win Inspiring Books About What People Love Most From ECW
Today is Valentine's Day, the day of red hearts, chocolates, and roses. But if we're celebrating love, we want to celebrate all kinds of love, including the passion we can feel for a cause, a hobby, or ...
April 07, 2021
"Many Memoirs are Too Careful by Far": Activist, Minister, & Author Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo Shares Raw & Inspiring Truth in Her New Memoir
In Toronto, the name Cheri DiNovo is synonymous with passionate activism. Whether you know her from her time as a champion for the west end when she served as the NDP MPP for Parkdale-High Park or from ...
July 03, 2019
What We Owe To One Another
In the immediate few weeks and months after the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) takes place in Brampton each May, I’m always struck by a strange feeling, something that’s equal parts euphoria, ...
May 28, 2018
"I Realized the 1st Time I Walked into a Prison That I Would Write About My Experiences" Activist Ann Hansen on Her New Book
In 1983, Ann Hansen was arrested along with four friends. It wasn't mischief, drinking, or other youthful antics that led to the arrest though - Hansen and her companions comprised a radical group called ...
January 16, 2018
Get Inspired by the Activists & Editors of Beautiful Rising: Creative Resistance from the Global South
When the cards are stacked against them, activists are left with only the most creative and courageous options to make their voices heard as they protest violence, hatred, and discrimination.In Beautiful ...