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  • The Sophia Baryluk (Venechuk) Family Story

    Yesterday is Gone.... But Her Legacy Lives On! by

    Having lost her own mother during child birth, and her father dying shorty thereafter, Sophia's strength, faith, and determination saw her through a lifetime of hardships. While successfully raising eleven children, her gift of love and her strong ...


  • On Cold Iron

    A Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by

    When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer ...


  • The Mysterious Druids

    by

    Few subjects have inspired more fascination throughout the centuries than the druids, but were they really as mystical and mysterious as they are often portrayed? In an absorbing mix of scholarly presentation and entertaining stories from folklore ...


  • The Birdcages

    British Columbia's First Legislative Buildings 1859-1957 by

    Revealing a little-known chapter in the history of Victoria, British Columbia, The Birdcages, the province’s first legislative buildings, were built 1859-1864, the formative, tumultuous time of the Gold Rushes. Constructed on the site of the present ...


  • Forestry Recollections

    Red Lake 1926-1986 by

    In 1925, a gold rush exploded in this isolated area of northwestern Ontario. A surge of gold seekers hastened to get to Red Lake. With people flooding in, the provincial government decided to establish a presence. In 1926, the Department of Lands ...


  • If It Had Not Been So...

    by

    IF IT HAD NOT BEEN SO, HOW WOULD IT HAVE BEEN? In this book I talk about the life and experiences that shaped my character from adolescent age to adulthood. There are tragedies that I faced and there were happy times too. The experiences I went ...


  • Citadel of Shia Imams

    Persecution & Resistance by

    Unfairly demonized by its adversaries—including the Sunni Arab countries, along with the US and EU—Iran is wary of the world's powers, after having been preyed upon to achieve other countries' political aims. Iranians are Shia Muslims, a minority ...


  • Walking Them Home

    A Soldier’s Journey in Postwar Rwanda by

    In July of 1994, Leading Seaman Derrick Nearing, a military medic, is urgently deployed to Rwanda, a country he has never heard of, sent on a mission halfway around the world that will colour the rest of his life. In the previous months, Rwanda has ...


  • In Plain Site

    A Biography of the RAF Airbase at Caron, Saskatchewan by

    In Plain Site is the first life-cycle biography of a Second World War air training facility in Canada. It begins by locating the Royal Air Force (RAF) station at Caron, Saskatchewan in the debates surrounding air training in Canada, the British ...


  • Voices from the Lower Deck

    Folklore and Folkways of the Sea by

    Voices from the Lower Deck examines the role of folklore as the instrument of integration and bonding for the ordinary seafarer during the Age of Sail. Mainly based on contemporary sailors narratives and historical and folkloric texts, the book ...