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November 05, 2014

Visit Women’s Press at the NWSA conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico!

Women’s Press is heading to San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 13-16 to exhibit at the National Women’s Studies Association’s annual conference. The 2014 conference is expected to attract more than 1,500 attendees and is the only annual meeting in the US exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist schol... more

October 06, 2014

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Women’s Press

The month of October marks the beginning of Women’s History Month in Canada, and Women’s Press is proud to participate in the celebration. This year’s theme, appropriately titled “Canadian Business Women - A Growing Economic Force”, sheds light on the achievements of girls and women in the business world. This month... more

September 19, 2014

Set to Launch at Waterloo: Health Literacy in Canada

We are excited to announce the launch of our important publication, Health Literacy in Canada on Thursday October 9th from 4:30-5:30pm at the University of Waterloo bookstore. Defined as the ability to access, understand, and analyze health information, health literacy is crucial to securing vitality and longevity. ... more

August 20, 2014

We Are on the Road Again!

This year the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting is being held in Washington, D.C. from August 28- 31st. CSPI/Women’s Press is proud to be among the exhibitors at this event! Since its origin in 1903, the APSA has been the leading professional organization for Political Science students a... more

August 05, 2014

Visit Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press at the 2014 Meeting of the American Sociological Association

We are heading to beautiful San Francisco, California from August 16-19th to exhibit at the 2014 Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Now in its 109th year, the ASA Meeting hosts specialists in the field of Sociology, including university and college faculty, as well as research professionals. D... more

June 23, 2014

On Reflection wins the 2014 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology!

Ellen Rose’s On Reflection has been awarded the 2014 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology. The Marshall McLuhan award is given annually by the Media Ecology Association (MEA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of... more

June 19, 2014

National Aboriginal Day, June 21st, 2014

Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press is excited to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21st. On this day, Canadians celebrate the cultures and contributions of our Inuit, Métis and First Nations peoples, as well as remember their history as the first peoples of Canada. The day of celebration and remembrance ... more

June 17, 2014

Immigration and Canada wins the Nathan Keyfitz Book Prize!

Alan B. Simmons’s Immigration and Canada: Global and Transnational Perspectives received the Nathan Keyfitz Book Prize, a biannual prize awarded by the Canadian Population Society. The prize is awarded to a scholar who has published a book on a topic of concern to Canadian demography and population studies. Publishe... more

May 06, 2014

National Nursing Week: Health Literacy in Canada

Health literacy is essential to understanding information about health, making healthy lifestyle choices, and receiving care. To celebrate National Nursing Week 2014, we interviewed professors Laurie Hoffman-Goetz (University of Waterloo), Lorie Donelle (Western University), and Ruhksana Ahmed (University of Ottawa)... more

April 15, 2014

Heartbleed bug update

On April 7th, 2014, information regarding the "Heartbleed Bug" was announced to the general public. This is a security vulnerability that has been present in a version of the OpenSSL software widely used throughout the internet since 2011. While we do not have any reason to believe that we were affected, we have tak... more