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A Line in the Tar Sands

A Line in the Tar Sands

edited by Stephen D?Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell & Toban Black
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A Line in the Tar Sands

edited by Stephen D?Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell & Toban Black

Merger Of The Century

by Diane Francis
This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

Capitalism vs. the Climate
by Naomi Klein
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This Changes Everything

by Naomi Klein
Curationism

Curationism

How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else
by David Balzer
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Curationism

by David Balzer
Arresting Hope

Arresting Hope

Women Taking Action in Prison Inside Out
edited by Ruth Elwood Martin; Lynn Fels & Mo Korchinski
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Arresting Hope

edited by Ruth Elwood Martin; Lynn Fels & Mo Korchinski
Political Communication in Canada

Political Communication in Canada

Meet the Press and Tweet the Rest
edited by Marland, Alex; Tamara A. Small & Giasson, Thierry
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Political Communication in Canada

edited by Marland, Alex; Tamara A. Small & Giasson, Thierry
Sustainability

Sustainability

A History
by Jeremy L. Caradonna
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Sustainability

by Jeremy L. Caradonna
The Inspection House

The Inspection House

An Impertinent Field Guide to Modern Surveillance
by Emily Horne & Tim Maly
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The Inspection House

by Emily Horne & Tim Maly
Irresponsible Government

Irresponsible Government

The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada
by Brent Rathgeber
foreword by Andrew Coyne
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Irresponsible Government

by Brent Rathgeber
foreword by Andrew Coyne
This Week's Lists
Music is for Everyone

Music is for Everyone

by Jill Barber
illustrated by Sydney Smith
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : music
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A Woodpecker's Tale

A Woodpecker's Tale

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : birds
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Morgan's Got Game

Morgan's Got Game

by Ted Staunton
illustrated by Bill Slavin
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged :
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Our Flag

Our Flag

The Story of Canada’s Maple Leaf
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged :
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