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1 - Desbarats The Academic Journalist
2 - Desbarats at Centre of Storm

London, Ontario
(Features two articles)

1 - Zych's interview with Desbarats discusses how he arrived to this position as Dean of UWO's School of Journalism, his impressions and revelations whilst working at UWO, while also discussing some of the…

7 Generations: Ends/Begins (Book Three)

front cover of the Ends/Begins graphic novel. Depicts a man holding a boy outside of a Residential School at night.
"In 1964, two brothers are taken from the warm and loving care of their grandparents, and spirited away to a residential school, miles from home. James, assigned to manual work on the grounds, sees less and less of his younger brother, Thomas. James…

7 Generations: Scars (Book Two)

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"Scars introduces White Cloud, a young Plains Cree boy, in the year 1870, when the last great smallpox epidemic swept through the prairies. After witnessing, one by one, the death of his family from the illness, he summons the strength to journey on…

7 Generations: Stone (Book One)

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"Stone introduces Edwin, a young man who must discover his family’s past if he is to have any future. Edwin learns of his ancestor Stone, a young Plains Cree man, who came of age in the early 19th century. Following a vision quest, Stone aspires to…

7 Generations: The Pact (Book Four)

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"As the pain and loss of James’s residential school experiences follow him into adulthood, his life spirals out of control. Haunted by guilt, he is unable to maintain a relationship with Lauren and their son Edwin. Edwin, mired in his own pain, tries…

7 Wonders

7 Wonders Cover
Players: 2-7
Playing time: 30 minutes
Ages: 10+

Description: Lead one of the seven great cities of the Ancient world. Exploit the natural resources of your lands, take part in the eternal march of progress, develop your commercial relationships…

A Day no Pigs would Die

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This coming-of-age story is set in 1920s rural Vermont, and focuses on Robert, a teenage boy who is becoming closer with his father, who is a butcher who slaughters hogs. Robert is given a pet pig, Pinky, from his neighbours after helping their cow…

A Declaration of Faith

Montreal, Quebec

A positive review on Desbarats's polemicist view on the national outlook of Canada. Zolf discusses the major points brought on through Desbarats's marshalled portrayal of the political situation within Canada - including the…

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game (Second Edition)

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Second Edition

Players: 3-6 players
Playing Time: 2-4 hrs
Age: 14+

Description: Based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels, players each control one of the six Great Houses seeking dominance over the lands of…

A Must Tonight - the CBC Look at Separatism

Montreal, Quebec

A positive review of Desbarats’ CBC documentary entitled “Separatism- A Decade in Perspective.” It is described as being the first true, rather unbiased, look at Quebec separatism. It includes rare footage of the controversial…