Through art and activism, Maracle has spent a lifetime filling the cultural crater left by the residential-school system.
Here are four suggestions, all written by Canadians, and all telling very different stories.
Among the events is a conversation delving into the history of water privatization and how to counter it.
Jim Wong-Chu became a driving force in nurturing, promoting, and advocating for Asian-Canadian culture and talent in the arts.
These new titles will entice you to get busy in the kitchen.
Walter set up the independent publishing house in 1998 to release his many books, including Beer and I Survived D.O.A.
The acclaimed Vancouver author and playwright says the act of writing draws him from the known to the unknown.
Several British Columbian authors have made it as finalists for a national literary award.
Getting to know the families who've been affected also taught McDiarmid about colonialism, intergenerational trauma, and residential schools.
"Some books seem to land in my hands right when I need them."
"It was black mythology, Floridian mythology, of killer hurricanes and square-toed death."
"Reading Lau was like staring at my teenage self in a high-end department-store dressing room."
"Her anguish was so real that I almost winced in recognition."
Canada has lost one of its celebrated literary figures and conservationists.
"Before I read this book, I was lost, trying to find myself."
"Maybe we love a book because we see something of ourselves in it."
The longlist for a national award that honours the best in Canadian fiction was announced today.
The memoir of her life as a street nurse in Toronto serves as a powerful call to action on homelessness across Canada.
Iris Chen sits at a Starbucks on a cloudy August day, a pile of Chinese-language books in front of her.
The annual Vancouver Writers Fest has announced the complete lineup of its 2019 edition, revealing an even deeper commitment to its long