The Best of Book to Film 2021

It’s a common theme here on Triple L – the book is always better. But does that still hold true when companies like Netflix, Prime, Crave, Hulu, etc. are pumping out content on a regular bases? Gone are the days of 1 or 2 book to film adaptations a year. The category for Best Adapted Screenplay is quickly becoming much more competitive.

So what have we been graced with in 2021 and what’s still to come?

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How to get back into reading after a slump

Ever find reading is starting to feel more like a chore than an enjoyable hobby?

Ever find it’s taking you months to finish a book rather than just a few days?

What do you do when you just haven’t been into reading lately but want to be? (cause not wanting to read it perfectly okay too!)

Here are my tips and tricks for getting back into reading after a slump!

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Reading for Reconciliation – Educate Yourself on Residential Schools in Canada

The Canadian population was hit hard last week with the news that the remains of 215 children were found in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia – some as young as three years old. The announcement led to reactions of shock and horror across Canada on the weekend, though what is not widely enough known is that more than 150,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit children were placed in residential schools between the 1870s and 1996. Indigenous leaders have said for decades that thousands of children died and were buried in unmarked graves while the schools were in operation, and for decades they have mourned.

It’s past overdue that the rest of us, settlers and visitors on this land of Turtle Island, pay our respect and educate ourselves. With the help of the Indigenous Corporates Training Blog, here are 6 books on residential schools that provide insight and perspective on Indigenous history post contact, issues, myths, facts and paths forward.

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