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  1. The Anglican Church of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  2. Antigua and Barbuda Consulate General
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Beyond a Boundary
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
    Part memoir of a boyhood in a black colony (by one of the founders of African nationalism), part passionate celebration of the game of cricket, this book raises serious questions about race, class, politics, and the realities of colonial oppression.
  4. Canada Rediscovered
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Robert McGhee descirbes wat we know about early European explorations of what is now Canada - Irish, Norse, English Portuguese, French, Spanish - as well as the early Europeans' interactions with the aboriginal inhabitants.
  5. Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  6. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 1 - May 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  7. Caribbean Experts and Information in the Sources Directory
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    Organizations and experts on Caribbean topics.
  8. CHF
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  9. Christopher Who? -- Discovering the Americas
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
    Columbus seen as a conqueror.
  10. Colonial Legacy in Caribbean Literature
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The author argues that Caribbean literature has been separated from the source of its natural development by a colonialist educational system and the exaltation of European literary traditions and styles. As a result it has been difficult for a truly liberating literature to emerge, although the popular arts (music, song, dance) contain the historical trends of tradition and power.
  11. Columbus and the Age of Discovery
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    Published: 1991
  12. Connexions
    Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  13. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  14. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 1 - January 1980 - Literacy/Alphabetisation

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  15. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 2 - May 1982 - Canada-Latin America/Le Canada-L'Amerique Latine

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  16. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  17. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  18. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  19. Connexions Library: Central America and the Caribbean Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
  20. CUSO-VSO
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  21. The Destabilization of Haiti
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2004
    A short summary of the illegal and suppressed details of American intervention in Haiti during the 1990's and early 2000's.
  22. Development Theory in Transition
    The Dependency Debate and Beyond: Third World Responses

    Resource Type: Book
    This book is an outline of development theory since 1945, and emphasizes the importance of Dependency Theory as a catalyst in forming more relevant and less ethnocentric approaches. It is also the story of the rise to intellectual hegemony of a whole generation of Latin American, Caribbean, African and Indian political economists. This book is a fascinating history of development theory from a Third World perspective.
  23. Focus on Honduran crisis, Haiti and more in the July-August issue of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Honduras, Haiti and Central America among others on themes such as democracy, energy, trade and multilateralism.
  24. Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, companies, and individuals who want to share their expertise and points of view with the media. The SOURCES directory is used by thousands of reporters and researchers who need to find quotable sources and reliable information for their news stories or research.
  25. Getting your story into the media
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people who make stories interesting and informative.
    For more than 30 years, SOURCES has provided a vital networking service connecting journalists with the sources they need # the experts and spokespersons without whom the media would have no stories to tell.
  26. Guadeloupe and Martinique threatened as pesticide contaminates food chain
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Chemical once used on banana crops threatening livelihoods and public health by polluting soil and sea.
  27. Tim Hector
    A Caribbean Radical's Story

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
  28. Helping you reach the media
    How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity like advertising. SOURCES makes it possible for organizations, institutions, companies, and individuals to reach the media effectively, consistently, and inexpensively. SOURCES has been helping organizations, companies, institutions, and individuals get media attention for over 30 years.
  29. The History of Costa Rica
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    An overview of Costa Rican history with an emphasis on how Costa Ricans have been able to make their own history, "though they do not make it just as they choose."
  30. In 1492, What Did Columbus Really Do?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
    A summary of various resistance movements then being organized to protest celebrating the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' first landing in the Carribbean.
  31. Informal Labour, Another Wall Faced by Migrants in Latin America
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A large proportion of the 4.3 million migrant workers in Latin America and the Caribbean survive by working in the informal economy or in irregular conditions. An invisible wall that is necessary to bring down, together with discrimination and xenophobia.
  32. OECS Secretariat holds talks with Canadians on ways of improving the lives of Eastern Caribbean Citizens.
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The OECS Secretariat hosted officials from the Nova Scotia branch of a Canadian education organisation called EDUNOVA, on various issues including ways of improving the lives of Eastern Caribbean citizens.
  33. Out of the Backyard: New Latin American and Caribbean Bloc Defies Washington
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The CELAC meeting comes a time when Washington’s presence in the region is waning. Following the nightmarish decades of the Cold War, in which Washington propped up dictators and waged wars on Latin American nations, a new era has opened up; in the past decade a wave of leftist presidents have taken office on socialist and anti-imperialist platforms.
  34. OXFAM Canada
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    Resource Type: Organization
  35. The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (to 1815)
    Resource Type: Book
  36. Resistance and Caribbean Literature
    Resource Type: Book
    Professor Cudjoe's study of the development of the Caribbean novel takes as its starting point the assumption that the literary sensibilities of the finest Caribbean novelists have been shaped by a history of enslavement, colonization and economic dispossession. He presents the analysis of the continuous literary historical trends and forms which the novel has developed in close connection with the changing content of the Caribbean experience.
  37. The Royal Canadian Legion
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    Resource Type: Organization
  38. Seeds of Change: A Quincentennial Commemoration
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    A collection of essays for the 500th anniversary of Columbus's vogages. It focuses on aspects of the "Columbian Exchange" -- disease, horses, sugar, corn, potatos -- and their human consequences.
  39. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    Restall explodes myths that were long taken for historical truth and points to a larger and more complex interaction between the indigenous people and the Europeans. He shows how Indian culture adapted and displayed post conquest vitality.
  40. The Slave Trade
    The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440 - 1870

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A comprehensive history of the Atlantic slave trade in which approximiately eleven million black slaves were carried from Africa to the Americas to work on plantations, in mines, or as servants in houses.
  41. The Socialist Register 1989
    Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  42. Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message.
    SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their work. Being included in SOURCES positions you as a media source and puts you in line to receive more media calls and more media coverage.
  43. Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
  44. The April edition of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas is out
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Haiti and Mexico ranging from disability to multilateralism, from gang violence to political dissidence.
  45. Women of the Carribean
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    This collection of articles encompasses virtually every aspect of Carribean women's lives. The authors take up wide-ranging issues that bear on Carribean women, telling us the probelms they face and how these might be resolved. History, labour, the family, education, culture and development are the broad themes, within which a great diversity of specific contributions are presented.
  46. Women Rise Up Against Gender Violence in the Caribbean
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Podur interviews Joan Joy Grant Cummings, a women's right activist, regarding the severity of sexual violence towards women and girls in Jamaica.
  47. World Vision Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization

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