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  • Reverse the Cuts to Anti-Gang Programs!

    Posted on February 8th, 2011

    The Winnipeg Free Press recently reported that funding for anti-gang programs in Winnipeg will be ending in March 2011, despite the positive role they play in our communities - particularly those in the inner city.  Jim Silver, Elizabeth Comack, Lawrence Deane and Larry Morrissette are doing research on the issue and…

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  • David McNally to speak in Winnipeg

    Posted on February 3rd, 2011

    David McNally, author of Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance, will deliver a talk on February 24th in Winnipeg. The talk will be held in the Buchwald room in the Millennium Library and will celebrate the release of Global Slump. The event will start at 7pm…

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  • And We're Back…

    Posted on January 6th, 2011

    Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully the holiday season found you well and warm. It’s been a while since we’ve posted anything on the old blog, but don’t take it personally. We’ve been busy putting out our massive Spring 2011 Catalogue, which is now available as a PDF…

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  • Drive-by Saviours wins Salty Ink's Book Cover Design Award!

    Posted on December 10th, 2010 in Awards

    The results are in, and with an amazing 776 votes, Roseway’s Drive-by Saviours has won Salty Ink’s 2010 Judge-a-Book-by-Its-Cover Competition! Since we’re talking design here, we need to send a big huge congratulations to John Van Der Woude, who designed the cover. John designs the majority of our covers…

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  • A Legacy of Love - Speech by Marion Kerans

    Posted on December 8th, 2010

    Marion Kerans, author of A Legacy of Love delivered this speech about Muriel Duckworth at a book launch in Ottawa on December 3, 2010. It’s a great speech that encapsulates Kerans’ thoughts on Muriel Duckworth and her motivations for writing two books about her.We Canadians tend to be modest.  We…

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  • Chris Benjamin Tour Video

    Posted on December 7th, 2010

    Remember all those posts about Chris Benjamin (author of Drive-by Saviours) and his serious book tour? Did you make it out to see him? You didn’t eh? Well, you’re in luck. He’s put together a highlight reel from his tour for you to watch.And if you…

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  • Get That Freak Cracks Best of 2010

    Posted on December 7th, 2010

    Band of Thebes has just put up their Best LGBT Books of 2010, surveying some 80 authors, and Daniel Allen Cox (author of Krakow Melt) chose Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch’s Get That Freak! Here’s what he had to say:“Thorough research into subtle forms of school bullying. Discusses what…

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  • Vote for Drive-by Saviours in Salty Ink's Book Cover Contest!

    Posted on November 24th, 2010

    Geez, the Drive-by Saviours train just keeps on rolling! First, it made the top 40 list on CBC’s Canada Reads 2011 survey, and now Salty Ink has chosen Drive-by Saviours for their Judge-a-Book-by-its-Cover competition! Remember how we gushed over the design? Well now you can too, only you have the rare…

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  • Author leaves behind impassioned, important legacy

    Posted on November 22nd, 2010

    Professor, laywer, activist and author Patricia Monture passed away last week. Needless to say, she will be greatly missed by a great many people. Please read her obituary below.MONTURE, Dr Patricia Anne - It is with great sadness that Patricia’s family shares the news of the loss of…

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