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  • A Century of Service

    The Story of The Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma by

    In 1933, the fate of Casa Loma, a once-proud edifice in the heart of Toronto, hung in the balance. Initially built as a private residence, the castle was languishing in the post-war depression, and the City of Toronto was prepared to accept tenders ...


  • Kirkland Lake Remembers

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    “Kirkland Lake Remembers” is a long overdue book, documenting the lives of 202 hometown war heroes. The core 157 soldiers, sailors and airmen are listed on the Kirkland Lake cenotaph where no man is left behind. Meet each of these war heroes; their ...


  • The Taxpayer Navy

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    Tax dollars wasted on over-priced ships. Good ships decommissioned for no reason. Brand-new shore infrastructure shuttered or ill-maintained. U.S. naval history from 1950 to the present is rife with mismanagement, the consequences of which fall ...


  • The Surridges of Woodleigh

    The Story of Two Saskatchewan Pioneer Families by

    The Surridges of Woodleigh tells the story of the lives of the author’s ancestors who left their loved ones in England in the late 1800s to make a better life for themselves on the sparsely populated prairies of post-confederation Canada. From ...


  • White Mask

    A Re-Celebration of My First Nation Heritage, A Memoir by

    Why are so many Natives, First Nations, Indians, Metis, Inuits, Aboriginals, Indigenous People, and Amerindians ashamed of whom they are? Where does this shame come from? Why does it exist today? These questions are the underlying fabric of the ...


  • This is War and I Ain’t Kiddin’

    A Collection of World War II Letters from Dad by

    Deep in the bottom of her late mother’s cedar chest, Barbara Gales Macaulay discovered a lifeline to the past: more than 300 letters written by her late father, Richard “Dick” Gales to his wife “Hay” (Hazel) when he was a soldier during World War ...


  • Nii Ndahlohke

    Boys' and Girls' Work at Mount Elgin Industrial School, 1890-1915 by

    This book takes its title from the phrase for “I work” in Lunaape, the traditional language of Munsee Delaware people, and was inspired by the work of the Munsee Delaware Language and History Group. Written for the descendants and communities of ...


  • White Power

    America on the Brink by

    In his provocative new memoire, Terol recounts the racist history of the United States of America, interrogating the fraught socio-political climate of the last eighty years. Beginning with his parents in 1943 and exploring his own experiences ...


  • Voices from the Mackenzies

    A History of People who have worked in the Mackenzie Mountains Outfitting Industry. by

    Re-live the experiences of the people who traveled to the distant and untouched Mackenzie Mountains of Canada’s Northwest Territories. This raw, beautiful land was opened to outfitting in 1965, when intrepid entrepreneurs carried out exploratory ...


  • History Matters

    Stories and Photographs from the Archives of the Lakes District Museum by

    Located in the geographic centre of British Columbia, the Lakes District is a unique region with a fascinating backstory. History Matters, the first book published by the Lakes District Museum Society in a half century, gives readers a glimpse into ...