Thursday, October 14, 2021

New Nonfiction


A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency by Seth Klein
“One of Canada's top policy analysts provides the first full-scale blueprint for meeting our climate change commitments. From enlisting broad public support for new economic models, to job creation through investment in green infrastructure, Klein shows us a bold, practical policy plan for Canada's sustainable future.” -WorldCat

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad
Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths, as told by six generations of Phyllis Webstad’s family that will give readers an up-close look at what life was like before, during, and after their Residential School experiences.” -Amazon

Breakdown: The Pipeline Debate and the Threat to Canada's Future by Dennis McConaghy and Deborah Yedlin
“The ongoing debate in Canada over the extraction of hydrocarbon resources and their transportation to markets exemplifies the country’s political polarization. Breakdown explores these tensions through economic, environmental, and political perspectives.” -Amazon

Murder by Decree: The Crime of Genocide in Canada: A Counter Report to the “Truth and Reconciliation Commission” by Kevin Daniel Annett
“Based on eyewitness testimonies and archival documentation deliberately suppressed or ignored by the TRC, Murder by Decree proves that the genocide of indigenous people began as a religion-led campaign and continues to be a deliberate governmental policy in Canada. This Counter Report reveals these startling facts: - Over half of Indian residential school children began dying the very first year these church-run facilities were opened - This huge mortality rate continued unabated for over a half century.” -Amazon

Sports Nutrition for Young Adults by Jackie Slomin
Sports Nutrition for Young Adults introduces you to the essential role nutrition plays in order to excel no matter the sport. Whether you’re a competitive swimmer with Olympic dreams or a high school running back looking to become a gridiron great, the road to becoming a champion begins with good eating habits.” -Amazon