Olivia Chow with Bob Gallagher
Published in the Toronto Star on February 5, 2020
You probably don’t know his name, but for decades Bob Gallagher has worked tirelessly as an activist and organizer behind the scenes in the fight for LGBTQ rights in Toronto and Canada. [ read more…]
Was it really a year ago that I had the good fortune to launch my memoir “Outside In”? We were in Toronto and it was a pouring rain storm on Spadina Street and I thought – no ones gonna come – but people did – amazingly, and we had a fab time with Judy Rebick and Min Sook Lee. [ read more…]
I’m delighted to share that Outside In: A Political Memoir is now available as an ebook! So if this is your reading niche – I hope you will order from your favourite supplier, such as Amazon, Kobo, or wherever you usually buy ebooks. [ read more…]
I found a great piece of activist history thanks to Janos Mate – a legendary campaigner for Greenpeace a few decades ago!
The memory of swimming in protest around a colossal US warship with nuclear weapons on board, in Vancouver’s harbour, in 1989, is still fresh in my mind! [ read more…]
Most of the reviews and articles about “Outside In” are listed under “in the news” on my website – but this 4 page spread from the great magazine “Herizons” is posted here to be viewed via a JPG.
You can download a PDF of the article here. [ read more…]
If it’s November it must be the Miami Book Fair coming up!
I’m so looking forward to being at the MBF to present on a panel of authors on November 24th, 2019. The Fair is just a wonderful buzz of activity and I feel very honoured to be on the program this year as a new author. [ read more…]
Photo by Mitchel Raphael from the Toronto book launch of Outside In
May and June 2019, were busy months for me as the book launch and tour for “Outside In: A Political Memoir” got under way. With the expert help of Zoe Grams Communications, David Molenhuis at Between The Lines, and Kim Elliott, we embarked on an ambitious itinerary of media coverage and book launch events that took me to Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Hamilton and Mississauga. [ read more…]
Vancouver was filled with powerful women from around the globe as the “Women Deliver” global conference got underway in June of this year. Imagine, 8,000-10,000 women speaking, leading, sharing and delivering on activism, politics, arts, science, global affairs and everything else too. [ read more…]
Listen to the interview with Dahlia Kurtz on The Goods, Newstalk 580 CFRA Ottawa below.
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Episode 16 features Libby Davies, an activist and former Member of Parliament for Vancouver East. Libby spent the past four decades advocating for the Downtown Eastside community as a grassroots organizer, and an elected representative at the municipal and federal levels. [ read more…]