Book picks as published in the April 24, 2019 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
All our relations: finding the path forward
By Tanya Talaga
Every single year in Canada, one-third of all deaths among Indigenous youth are due to suicide. Award-winning author Tanya Talaga documents suicide prevention strategies, Facebook’s development of AI software to actively link kids in crisis with mental health providers, and the push by First Nations leadership in Northern Ontario for a new national health strategy.
Don’t label me: an incredible conversation for our divided times
By Irshad Manji
How do we stand our ground yet seek common ground? Infused with scholarly insights and punctuated with stories about Manji’s experiences as a refugee from Africa, a Muslim immigrant to the U.S., and a professor of moral courage, Don’t Label Me offers a gift to every global citizen: concrete tips on how to start and sustain the toughest, most taboo conversations.