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Chief Bev Sellars accepting the 2014 George Ryga Award

Residential school memoir receives book award for social awareness

Chief Bev Sellars won the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book, "They Called Me Number One".

Olivia Chow to speak in Vancouver about life, loss, faith and art

"In Chinese languages there is no past or future tense, just a sort of infinite tense. Jack is now part of that infinite tense. But I live in the present tense.”

Michael Moore to speak at Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival will present Academy Award-winning filmmaker and writer Michael Moore to Vancouver audiences on Sept. 18, 2011. In his only scheduled...

Gloria Steinem at 77: Reflecting, with a memoir in the works and a new documentary on her life

The "goddess of the feminist movement" takes time to reflect on a life of activism.

How a second childhood changed Rupinder Gill's life

Indo-Canadian humorist writer Rupinder Gill's debut book, On the Outside Looking Indian, is a light-hearted and often self-deprecating memoir that weaves anecdotes of her unique childhood...

Next of kin

When I get to Intensive Care, I find Pat wired to several machines that beep softly. The nurse, Dave, asks if I am her closest living relative. I have to think a moment. I suppose I am.

On not being Southern

I was determined to become a Yankee, and fixed my gaze steadily to the North—Chicago was about as far north as I could imagine at first, but as I learned more about geography, I found out there was al