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Condolences are pouring in for federal New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton, who died this morning from cancer. Aside from being one of the country's most passionate politicians, Layton should also be remembered as an ... Read More »

August 22, 2011 | Filed under: Book news


For librarians looking for books and other materials about First Nations peoples, some hunting and gathering skills may be required. A number of publishers – including Douglas & McIntyre, Theytus Books, and Pemmican Publications – ... Read More »

May 6, 2004 | Filed under: Authors

By Mariko Tamaki

A striking deadpan humour sets the narrative tone in Toronto writer Mariko Tamaki’s fiction debut, Cover Me. Over the course of lunch with her wise-cracking father in a downtown Chinese restaurant, narrator Traci Yamoto describes ... Read More »

February 9, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels