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Joshua Whitehead brings "authentic" blood pudding to school for Culturama. Read more

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A selection of prints by renowned printmaker Anna Wong. Read more

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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on the enduring impact of stereotypes in colonial Canadian literature Read more

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A woman clips her fingernails, the man beside her wipes mustard from his lip—observations from a year on the bus in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Read more

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A list of episode titles from season five of Da Vinci’s Inquest. Read more

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Excerpt from Heartbreaker by Claudia Dey. Read more

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When Mercedes Eng was little her mother would surprise her by opening the door to reveal her father, home from jail. Read more

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A moment of transcendence occurs in the checkout queue at Safeway. Read more

Poetry

Tabatha Southey remembers the hardships her Barbies faced as she and her friends made them play Little House on the Prairie. Read more

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Excerpt from Welcome to the Anthropocene by Alice Major. Read more

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Three poems by Sue Goyette, excerpted from her book Penelope. Read more

Poetry

Excerpts from Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg: This is our Territory (2018). Read more

Prose

A poem by James Witwicki and 5-year-old Anna from From the Heart of It All: Ten Years of Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Read more

Poetry

A maternal insult (also referred to as a “yo mama” joke) is frequently used to insult the target by way of their mother. Read more

FINDINGS

Excerpt from All Violet by poet Rani Rivera. Printed after her death. Read more

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A list of instructions to program personnel and film editors to guide the selection and editing of CBC children’s programs with respect to the CBC’s policy on violence in children’s programs. Read more

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Excerpt from Uncertain Weights and Measures by Jocelyn Parr. Published by Goose Lane in 2017. Read more

Prose

"At 8:30 p.m. a coyote was heading east on Charles Street and Commercial Drive." Selected texts of the Coyote Sightings and Attack Log Text Alert Group. Read more

FINDINGS

Excerpt from Kaie Kellough's "ode to Montréal" Accordéon. Read more

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Excerpt from From the Tundra to the Trenches by Eddy Weetaltuk. Read more

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