Orange Shirt Day is a time to listen with open ears, minds and hearts to the stories of residential school survivors and their families.
By Caitlin Miller, EPL Library Assistant. June is National Aboriginal History month, a time when Indigenous Canadians come together and share in their diverse cultures and rich historical narratives with pride and solidarity. This is also a time when all Canadians can commit to learning more about the Indigenous People who live in what we now […]
By Richard Van Camp Hi everyone, Now that I'm in training for my new collection, "Moccasin Square Gardens", with Douglas & McIntyre, I'm in what I call the "Eye of the Tiger" stage where I watch a lot of music videos, lean in to listen to conversations I probably shouldn't be listening to (I'm a […]
By Susan Chau, Community Librarian I will never forget the remarkable story slam of two Richards – Richard Wagamese and Richard Van Camp. Both gifted storytellers, riffing stories like jazz improvisations, which by the way, is one of the things Wagamese listened to as he wrote. Meeting Richard Wagamese was such an honour, yet ironically he […]