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  • Between Blade and Bullet

    The Mary Steinhauser Story by

    Mary Steinhauser is the only peace officer in the history of penal institutions in Canada to willingly offer up her life in the service of her country. It was during a 1975 prison escape attempt and 41-hour hostage-taking by three desperate inmates ...


  • The Soul's Journey

    Remembering a legacy of heroism & resilience. by

    “The Soul's Journey is a compelling and moving tale of a Polish family migrating to Canada after WWII and building a life for themselves in a prairie town in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Mary Shumilak beautifully contextualizes her parents' lives in ...


  • Relics of a Saint

    A Barbados Mystery by

    Recently divorced, Dan is still fit and handsome and some might even describe him as having a roguish smile. But after a worrisome medical checkup, and learning that the beloved heritage house he once owned has met the wrecking ball, it feels like ...


  • 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 ...


  • Ralph Douglas Clark – Atlantic Telegraph Cable Operator

    A Family Memoir by

    This heart-felt narrative, profusely illustrated with historical images and detailed captions, chronicles highlights in the life of Ralph Douglas Clark whose career as an Atlantic telegraph cable operator began in the tiny Nova Scotia seaport of ...


  • Exile

    by

    In 1945, at the end of the Second World War, thousands of women and children in West Prussia were forced to flee from their homes, driven into the Unknown by a relentless enemy. As hunger and bitter cold took the lives of their children, mothers ...


  • Coming to America

    A Gold Mountain Dream by

    Everyone may agree that America is still the greatest country in the world. However, some may also argue that America is in decline. We are confronting huge problems such as government gridlocks, budget deficits, national debt, loss of jobs, energy ...


  • Odyssey of Faith

    The Known Ancestors of Christopher Doerksen by

    This family history traces the Doerksen family back to their Mennonite roots, and then follows that family’s peregrinations from the Low Countries on Europe’s northern coast, to the Vistula Delta region of modern Poland, to a self-governing colony ...


  • Democratizing Finance

    Origins of the Community Development Financial Institutions Movement by

    Decades before Occupy Wall Street challenged the American financial system, activists began organizing alternatives to provide capital to “unbankable” communities and the poor. With roots in the civil rights, anti-poverty, and other progressive ...


  • Jim Crow Also Lived Here

    Structural Racism And Generational Poverty - Growing Up Black in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia by

    Many people believe that racism and discrimination against those of African descent was primarily an American experience. However, this book dispels that myth by recounting Leonard Albert Paris’s first eighteen years (1948–1966), growing up as a ...