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Rights Back At You: A Podcast Listening Party

On Thursday, February 16 at 6pm, join Massy Arts Society, Massy Books and Amnesty International Canada for the launch of brand-new podcast, Rights Back at You.

Hosted and produced by Daniella Barreto, the show offers an unflinching look at anti-Black racism, policing, and surveillance in Canada and beyond. The series touches on issues like facial recognition, the war on drugs, defunding the police, and immigration.

At this listening party we’ll hear some of the most gripping audio clips from the season, meet the host, and interact with other special guests including Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General Amnesty International Canada (English-Speaking).

You Are Your Ancestors Dreams…What You Gonna Do?!

Throughout Black Futures Month and beyond, we, not just Black folks, but we the community, celebrate the ways in which Black culture uplifts, transcends and inspires freedom. We are our […]

KPU Creative Writing Alumni Reading Showcase

Please join us for our first annual reading by alumni from Kwantlen Polytechnic University's creative writing degree program! Established over ten years ago, our mentorship-based degree program features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting and new media streams, supports interdisciplinary inquiry and facilitates critical awareness, cultural sensitivity, social responsibility, civic engagement, and global citizenship. OUr department is now proud to present this new generation of poets, writers and interdisciplinary artists who have studied with us and variously contributed to the creative and intellectual vitality of our community.

Yours, Mine & Ours: Rights, Royalties and Resistance

On March 5th at 2pm, Yours, Mine and Ours, the itinerant copyright series brought to you by Artists Legal Outreach (BC), Artists Legal Advice Service (ON) and the National Network […]

Valley of the Birdtail with Andrew Stobo Sniderman + Douglas Sanderson

On Monday, March 6th at 6pm, join Massy Arts Society, Massy Books and Harper Collins for the launch of this multigenerational tale: Valley of the Birdtail by Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii).

Spanning generations, Valley of the Birdtail brings together two families, one white and one Indigenous, and weaves their lives into the larger story of Canada. In conversation with Emilie Lahaie, partner in the Aboriginal Law Group at Cassels, this evening delves into these narratives of these two communities—separate and unequal—and how they create a layered story about community, history and reconciliation.