is a celebrated and award-winning Canadian author and speaker whose books are often seen on  ‘best-of’ lists each year.

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September 14, 2024 
The Beauty of Us
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The Beauty of Us

Masterfully crafted, The Beauty of Us is a gripping novel about surviving hardship, the power of friendship, and growing up.

~Published by ECW Press

Why Farzana Doctor isn’t searching for perfect happiness

Farzana Doctor on CBC's The Next Chapter

Farzana Doctor

Farzana has written four critically acclaimed novels (Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of PavementAll Inclusive, and Seven), a poetry collection (You Still Look The Same) and in 2024, she will be releasing two more books,  a self-care workbook for helpers and activists (52 Weeks To A Sweeter Life, Douglas & McIntyre, spring 2024) and a YA novel (The Beauty of Us, ECW, Fall 2024).


I joined a few dozen folx from Etobicoke South for Palestine (find them on Instagram) this morning outside of MP James Maloney’s office today to demand that Canada call for a full and immediate arms embargo on Israel
Learn more http://armsembargonow.ca


Liberal MP @AHousefather is under fire for snapping a pic with @MichaelRapaport and suggesting he’s an “incredible” activist.

That’s because of anti-PaIestinian and anti-Black comments Rapaport has made.

Now, Trudeau is facing calls to boot Housefather from caucus:

This was in response to a Q from the audience: “for us immigrants, self-care feels like self-indulgence”. Find the full talk on @maytree_canada’s podcast:

Interesting to see a large Covid outbreak after a Taylor Swift concert in Madrid 10d ago. The venue in question, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, was recently renovated to add an enclosed roof. Once again shows the importance of fresh, clean air in disease prevention.

As part of my DrPH, I am conducting a study on what motivates individuals to follow independent science communicators on social media. If you have obtained COVID-19 info through such means, I would be grateful for your participation. Takes ~15min 🙏🏽


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