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Oct. 25

Have you ever been part of a non-violent demonstration where police were present?

Have you ever been stopped by police on the street and asked questions? Have you, your car, or your home ever been searched by police? Have you ever been detained or arrested by police? Or, have you never been in contact with police but always wanted to know your rights?

Sponsored by the BC Civil Liberties Association and hosted by the Nelson & District Women's Centre and the Mir Centre for Peace.


Left, Right - Engler discusses latest book on Canada's colonial structure

Dubbed by Briarpatch magazine as “one of the most important voices on the Canadian Left,” Yves Engler returns to Nelson to discuss his latest book Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada (2018).

Engler details the left’s... SEE DETAILS »

Oct. 26

As Sam McKegney writes in Magic Weapons, "the residential school haunts Native literature in Canada."

An Artist's Talk

Jordan Abel asks what it means to be Indigenous, what it means to be an intergenerational survivor of residential schools, and what it looks like to be at the intersection of Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, and Indigenous Studies. Read our complete story...


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