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Charlie Angus

Charlie Angus has served as the NDP Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay since 2004. In 1985 he formed the Juno-nominated alt-country band Grievous Angels. He became involved in politics through his organizing efforts to stop the Adams Mine garbage proposal and numerous plans to import PCBs to Northern Ontario. He is author/co-author of five books on Northern Ontario life and culture including We Lived a Life and Then Some and Mirrors of Stone.

  • Unlikely Radicals

    The Story of the Adams Mine Dump War

    By Charlie Angus  

    What do you do when the man dumps on you? A riveting account of how a seemingly disparate Northern Ontario community banded together in the name of public process and environmental justice–Â…and won

    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2013 (Winner)
    • Best Regional Non-Fiction (Canada-East), Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2013 (Runner-up)

    Published March 2013

  • Mirrors of Stone

    Fragments from the Porcupine Frontier

    By Charlie Angus  Photographs by Louie Palu  

    Published November 2001

  • Industrial Cathedrals of the North

    By Charlie Angus  Photographs by Louie Palu  Translated by Marguerite Andersen  

    Published January 1999

  • We Lived A Life And Then Some

    The Life, Death, and Life of A Mining Town

    By Charlie Angus and Brit Griffin  Illustrated by Sally Lawrence and Rob Moir  

    The unique culture of the hardrock mining town is exposed through the eyes of retired miners, young welfare mothers, and children. In spite of great adversity, Cobalt remains a distinctive and cohesive working-class community

    Published December 1996

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