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  • Unmanned

    Drone Warfare and Global Security

    By Ann Rogers and John Hill  

    How drones will change warfare and global surveillance forever

    • George Ryga Award for Social Awareness, 2015 (Shortlisted)

    Published April 2014

  • Fear of a Black Nation

    Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal

    By David Austin  

    Events in Sixties Montreal shattered Canada’s image of itself and how the country was perceived around the world.

    • Casa de las Americas Prize in Caribbean Literature in English or Creole, 2014 (Winner)
    • Independent Publisher Book Award - Best Regional Non-Fiction (Canada East), 2014 (Runner-up)

    Published May 2013

  • 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–…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

  • Warrior Nation

    Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety

    By Ian McKay and Jamie Swift  

    Explores the ominous campaign to change a nation’’s definition of itself

    • John W. Dafoe Prize, 2012 (Shortlisted)
    • Independent Publisher Book Award for Current Events (Foreign Affairs/Military), 2013 (Runner-up)

    Published May 2012

  • Committing Theatre

    Theatre Radicalism and Political Intervention in Canada

    By Alan Filewod  

    The first full-length historical study of political intervention theatre and theatrical spectatorship in English Canada

    • Ann Saddlemyer Award, Canadian Association for Theatre Research, 2012 (Winner)
    • Gabrielle Roy Prize, Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures, 2011 (Shortlisted)

    Published September 2011

  • Persistent Poverty

    Voices From the Margins

    By Brice Balmer, Mira Dineen and Jamie Swift  

    Gives voice to our most vulnerable neighbors—-people marginalized by joblessness, disability, poverty level wages, and mental illness

    • Speakers Book Award, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2012 (Shortlisted)

    Published December 2010

  • Reasoning Otherwise

    Leftists and the People’s Enlightenment in Canada, 1890-1920

    By Ian McKay  

    A slice of history of the Canadian left that is a tremendous–—and grievously overlooked–—resource for present-day activism and scholarship

    • Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2009 (Winner)

    Published November 2008

  • Gatekeepers

    Reshaping Immigrant Lives in Cold War Canada

    By Franca Iacovetta  

    • Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2008 (Winner)
    • François-Xavier Garneau Medal, Canadian Historical Association, 2010 (Shortlisted)

    Published October 2006

  • Dancing on Live Embers

    Challenging Racism in Organizations

    By Barb Thomas and Tina Lopes  

    Winner of the 2007 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award for advancing human rights.

    • Outstanding Book Award for Advancing Human Rights, Myers Centre, 2007 (Winner)

    Published May 2006

  • Education for Changing Unions

    By Bev Burke, Jojo Geronimo, D’Arcy Martin, Barb Thomas and Carol Wall  

    • "Best Book in Labor Education, 2002-2007," United Association of Labor Educators, 2008 (Winner)

    Published November 2002

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