2020 Archives

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Publishing in a Pandemic by MacKenzie Hamon

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If we are reimagining this world, we can not only reach our readers where they are, but we can reimagine a system where we can offer not just financial support, but mental health support, and where we can afford to pay writers and staff a fair and living wage – allowing these agencies to fund publishers who have the capacity to publish the best Canadian writers of our time.Read the full story here! ... Read more »

Friday, May 15, 2020

Shaping the Stage by Kelsey Culbert

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Participation in theatre has allowed me to see that my body is capable, that my mind is able to quiet itself, and that people believe in me. We aren’t people just going on stage and saying, “Look at me, I’m disabled!” We are sending a message.Read the full Op-ed here.... Read more »

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Some Thoughts on Reconciliation and Canada 150 by Michel Boutin

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I’d like you to look at your feet. What are they touching? Is it earth, maybe wood? Most likely it is some form of laminate, polyester carpeting or concrete. How far do you actually have to go to touch the ground?For Indigenous people land is not seen in the abstract as a commodity for ownership, but as place. Place is occupied. Place is sovereign. Everything is interconnected. Everything. We are all connected to all our relations.There are 70 First Nations in Saskatchewan consisting of fi... Read more »