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  • 1 Sussex Drive

    Short stories, memorable moments and anecdotes from the past, as told by those who worked behind the scenes at the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General by

    Rideau Hall, the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General, has been host to some of the greatest leaders and dignitaries in history. Members of royal families, world leaders and heads of state have stayed there and have experienced, ...


  • I Shall Not Fail

    Between Two Worlds by

    I Shall Not Fail: Between Two Worlds is an astonishingly detailed account of one woman’s determination to make a better life for herself and her children. This inspiring memoir chronicles Maria Bandol’s journey from the political and social ...


  • Stories of My Mother and the General's Cookbook

    Stories from the life of former Louisiana Attorney General and Mrs. William J. Guste, Jr. and family, and "the General's" cookbook by

    While assisting in the care of an aging and yet very active parent, the author recounts many of the stories that were often told to her by her mother of some of the most memorable and vivid scenes in her long life of more than ninety years. As the ...


  • Caught!

    The Travels and Travails of John W. Kerr, Fisheries Overseer, 1812 -1888 by

    John W. Kerr (1812–1888) was a man way ahead of his time. As Ontario’s first fisheries overseer, a position he held for twenty-four years, he strove not only to enforce the country’s nascent fishing laws but also to protect fish stocks and the ...


  • Doug Peters

    Bay Street Economist on Parliament Hill by

    Doug Peters was one of the most prominent business economists in Canada between 1966 and 1992 in his role as chief economist of the Toronto Dominion Bank. He was an outspoken critic of the economic policies of the Progressive Conservative government ...


  • Defining Pearl

    ...a precious difference by

    Written with uncommon candor ‘Defining Pearl’ ignites emotions making this a compelling, deeply moving memoir. More than a decade in the making this powerful publication presents how since childhood Pearl Matibe lived a prosperous lifestyle. Her ...


  • Rude Awakening

    The Government's Secret War Against Canada's Veterans by

    Following a military career of over thirty years, which includes deployments to Bosnia and Afghanistan, Colonel Pat Stogran becomes Canada’s first Veterans Ombudsman. The new Office of the Veterans Ombudsman is intended to be a symbol of Canada’s ...


  • 1947. A Memoir of Indian Independence

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    M. Zahir was born in Ludhiana in the Indian Province of Punjab in 1936. His father was a doctor in the Punjab Medical Service and at the time of Indian Independence was in charge of the Government Hospital in the small town of Mukerian. Zahir ...


  • Life in the Marble Palace

    In Praise of Folly by

    As a 24 year former member of the United States Congress, Mr. Stearns describes the lessons he learned from getting elected and re-elected, his experience as a legislator and finally the lessons he learned about our Republic. These lessons go to the ...


  • Her Worship

    Moments in History, Moments in Time by

    Not long after Susan Thompson became Mayor of Winnipeg in 1992, she was given official documents to sign. She immediately noticed “His Worship” printed on all the documents, to the left of where she was to sign her name… not “Her/His” Worship, just ...