Libby Davies is a Canadian activist and politician from British Columbia. She moved to Vancouver in 1968 and served as a city councillor from 1982 to 1993, then represented the federal riding of Vancouver East from 1997 to 2015 under the New Democratic Party banner. She was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 2016 and is Canada’s first openly lesbian MP.
Michael Dawson is Professor of History at St. Thomas University where he teaches courses on Canadian History, the global history of sport and tourism, and the comparative history of national identity and popular culture in Canada, New Zealand and Australia.In 2014 he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Richard Day is Associate Professor of Sociology at Queen’s University, Kingston. He is a founder of the Critical U. community education project in Vancouver and had participated in food, housing, and financial co-operatives. He is also active in the anti-globalization movement and in defending the university as a public space for critical thought.