REVIEW: This Changes Everything (2019 Documentary)

I'm in the midst of reading an extremely powerful book about residential schools in Canada. However, the subject matter is very difficult, so it is a challenging read. Yet, it has been a long time since I posted on this blog. So when I saw this incredible documentary recently, I knew I had my next …

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REVIEW: Columbine by Dave Cullen

The last few books that I have read have taken an emotional toll on me. Yet, I find myself unable to stop. The need to consume real, raw material is a call that I cannot ignore. Despite having completed my degree, I am still called to learn more, to educate myself beyond the scope of …

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REVIEW: Inseparable by Emma Donoghue

Earlier this year, I was checking out my library's 2SLGBTQ* selections and I came across a book that piqued every part of my interest. Not only was it about women who love women, but it was also about literature. I immediately requested the book, so I could dive into a novel that combined two of …

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REVIEW: 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act by Bob Joseph

Did you know that February is also Indigenous Storytelling Month? I saw something about this earlier in the month, but for some reason, it did not click until I saw it again at my public library. The good news is that I was already there to pick up a book that would be perfect to …

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REVIEW: 12 Days a Slave by Solomon Northup

February is Black History Month, so in order to honour that, I opted to read the autobiography of Solomon Northup that covers the time he spent enslaved. One of things that I am being cognizant of is that Black History should not be confined to a single month of the year, but rather a year …

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REVIEW: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

Hello 2021! Nice to see you after what felt like a century in 2020. Welcome back to all the readers as well, whether you are back for the books or the emotional rollercoaster that was my life last year. In my Top Ten Books I’m Going to Read Once My Degree is Complete, I listed the …

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Top Ten Books I’m Going to Read Once My Degree is Complete

I have fourteen days left until I will have finished my final classes. I have good enough grades in all of them that I am not concerned about failing them with my final assignments, which is a relief. That has been weighing on me since this semester started. "What if I fail and have to …

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Regina Public Schools Need Pride: Where Do We Go From Here?

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, I attended the Regina Public School Board meeting of the Trustees. Last week, I received notice that the Board would be discussing a motion put forward by a trustee that would recognize and support the celebration of Pride by Regina Public Schools. Here is the exact wording of the action …

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Your Vote Really Fucking Matters

October 21, 2019 is fast approaching. If you are Canadian, I hope you recognize the significance of that date. For those who aren't Canadian, it is Election Day (E-Day). Four years ago, Canadians voted for a Liberal majority government after three terms under a Conservative government. The Conservative Party of Canada held power from 2006 …

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