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Chilling evidence of organized child sex abuse revealed in survey | Toronto Star

Odette and her sisters Rosemary and Lucy are among the victims of what a new survey by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection suggests is a widespread tragedy — child exploitation rings led by parents of the abused.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/01/17/chilling-evidence-of-organized-child-sex-abuse-revealed-in-survey.html

Making Art in the Face of Trump

Bold claims for the utility of political writing aren't enough

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https://thewalrus.ca/making-art-in-the-face-of-trump/

Joseph Boyden identity debate mirrors appropriation of women's voices and spaces

As a founding member of the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network (AWAN), I am fascinated by recent conversations about Joseph Boyden. I love that Indigenous peoples are asserting the importance of lived experience, growing up in poverty,…

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http://www.feministcurrent.com/2017/01/09/joseph-boyden-identity-debate-mirrors-appropriation-womens-voices-spaces/

Tories launch first cultural strategy review in Manitoba since 1990

The PC government's fall throne speech called for a "return on investment test" on social and cultural projects. Those metrics will be established as part of a review of cultural strategy. The first in more than 25 years.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/arts-culture-squires-pc-government-infrastructure-1.3917263

Dark Ages 2.0: The Return of Public Lynching

Mob mentality. Public lynchings. Dark reminders of a past that makes us shudder. We in the United States hope that such things are behind us and can't...

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/s-kumar/why-public-lynchings-are-_b_7787548.html

Joseph Boyden, âme métisse - L'actualité

Star de la littérature canadienne, l’écrivain Joseph Boyden, lui-même sang-mêlé, met sa plume au service des autochtones. Roman, minisérie télé, ballet, rien ne l’arrête!

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http://www.lactualite.com/culture/ame-metisse/

Writer-artist imagines a grim future Vancouver

Can someone explain why most of Metro Vancouver's writers and artists seem reluctant to address the city's housing crisis in their creative work? At least we have Michael Kluckner. Not only is Kluckner an acclaimed historian of Vancouver (and Toronto) and

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http://vancouversun.com/news/staff-blogs/writer-artist-imagines-a-grim-future-vancouver

Should Canadian universities ban relationships between profs and students?

In an era of increasing discussion of sexual harassment on campus, should universities allow relationships between faculty and students?

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/university-policy-professors-dating-students-1.3890684

When Our Heroes Fail Us: On Margaret Atwood's Response to the Firing of UBC Professor Steven Galloway

If UBC's handling of Galloway's case shows a lack of transparency, it has at least made one thing very, very clear: Our literary heroes do not always stand up to scrutiny in the times when we need them the most.

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https://bitchmedia.org/article/margaret-atwood-canlit-stephen-galloway-open-letter

Any tips for a Canadian Author?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eyi4iImduNc

The Curious Case of Steven Galloway

On a frigid night a few years ago, a friend dragged me to an event at a popular bar. Students of a local graduate program in creative writing were giving a reading. My friend and I sat close to the…

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http://www.ireneogrizek.com/curious-case-of-steven-galloway/

Dear Samantha Nock, | This hot place on WordPress.com

I appreciate your contribution to the CanLit narrative that's developed as a result of events at UBC.  Your open letter to Joseph Boyden moved me to tears.  I didn't really want to follow the  debacle.  I've been busy with my own life, purposefully removin

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https://thishotplace.com/2016/11/26/dear-samantha-nock/

The Ghomeshi Effect

False accusations. Public mischief. Perjury. Dishonest reporting. This is what Jian Ghomeshi's name should bring to mind. Stop the continued slandering of an innocent man's name. https://thewalrus.ca/the-ghomeshi-effect/ https://theghomeshieffect.com/ Toro

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJIMhNq042Q

Q&A: Professor Zoe Todd on Joseph Boyden, the importance of language, and the Galloway letter | Quill and Quire

Zoe Todd Zoe S.C. Todd, an assistant professor at Carlton University’s anthropology department, was hit hard by the open letter written and distributed by Joseph Boyden – and signed by more than 80 prominent CanLit figures – calling for an independent inve

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http://www.quillandquire.com/omni/qa-zoe-todd-on-rape-culture-canlit-and-you/

Noah Richler nails it with The Candidate

A progressive author reveals what it was like running for public office for the NDP in the last federal election.

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http://www.straight.com/arts/818171/noah-richler-nails-it-candidate

The Book That Changed Your Life: Ujjal Dosanjh

We asked a group of authors in the Word Vancouver lineup to tell us about their finest reading experiences.

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http://www.straight.com/arts/792471/book-changed-your-life-ujjal-dosanjh

WP Kinsella: Author of book that became the hit film 'Field of Dreams', dies at 81

Canadian novelist W.P Kinsella, best known for the book that became the film “Field of Dreams”, has died at the age of 81. His literary agent, Carolyn Swayze, said Kinsella’s death was doctor-assisted and gave no further details about his health, CBC repor

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/wp-kinsella-author-field-of-dreams-dies-a7313506.html

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