Canada

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Interview with Adam Dodek, Author of The Canadian Constitution thumbnail

Today's blog post is an author interview with Adam Dodek who's written the book The Canadian Constitution. Adam is an award-winning law professor at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law. He teaches and writes about the Canadian Constitution and the Supreme Court of Canada and has worked at the Supreme Courts of Canada and Israel and the U.S. Court of Appeals. He lives in Ottawa.

Media Coverage for Canadian Dundurn titles is sending my Nationalism aflutter thumbnail

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Great White Fleet by John Henry is praised by Montreal Gazette for being a “Porthole into our passenger ship past.”

Asian Heritage Month thumbnail

Many Japanese left their Asian world to find a different kind of life in Canada. The first wave of Issei (first generation) began in 1877. They sought a life that brought both satisfaction and financial success. Once they mastered the language of their new country, the Japanese knew employment opportunities beyond labour and servitude would arise.

TGIF for Leafs Fans? thumbnail

Like a lot of things, my feelings were summed up by a Twitter post.

I wish that for just one day I could care as little about the Leafs as my wife does.

I wrote those words on my Twitter account (@PRGolfWriter) in the minutes after the Boston Bruins took a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven series on Wednesday night, putting the Leafs on the brink of elimination.

You Are Not Alone thumbnail

This week is Mental Health week. Over the past few years, it has become easier to talk about mental health, thanks in part to Bell's "Let's Talk" day, to weeks, such as this one, where there is media coverage for it, and to the people who suffer from mental health issues who are writing books and talking to the public about their issues.

Many people suffer from some sort of mental health issue. But the most important thing to remember if you are strugging with it, is that you're not alone, and there is always help. 

Here are some books that will help you remember that:

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