Brendan F.R. Edwards holds a doctorate in history (specializing in Native-Newcomer relations) from the University of Saskatchewan and master’s degrees from Trent and McGill universities. He is the author of Paper Talk: A History of Libraries, Print Culture, and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada before 1960 (Scarecrow, 2005) and articles on Aboriginal literacy and publishing in History of the Book in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2005, 2007).
Daniel Heidt is a second year PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario. His master’s thesis examined how Howard Green’s views on war developed during his lifetime. Daniel’s current research includes continuing work on Howard Green, as well as the Canadian arctic.
James Lawson is an Assistant Professor in Canadian Politics at the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. His specialties are in Canadian Political Economy and Environmental Policy, with a particular emphasis on natural resource policy and politics.
Gordon W. Roe completed a PhD in anthropology at SFU in 2006 which examined harm reduction programs and community organizations in the Downtown Eastside (des). He currently lives and does research in the des and teaches at various institutions in the Lower Mainland.
Margot Young is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia. She is co-editor of Poverty: Rights, Social Citizenship and Legal Activism (UBC Press, 2008) and co-author of the report Possibilities and Prospects: The Debate Over a Guaranteed Income (CCPA, 2009).