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  • Muskoka Ontario's Playground

    A History of Recreation and Sport in Ontario's Cottage Country 1860-1945 by

    Recreation and Sport are an integral part of Canadian culture. This is nowhere more evident than in the Muskoka District of Ontario. Beginning in the 1860s, people from more populated areas of Southern Ontario and the North Eastern United States ...


  • Pathway Through Memories

    People Who Lived in Burloak Waterfront Park by

    A Public Park Like No Other: A story of the people who lived in and around the present Burloak Waterfront Park. This park is a treasure of nature accessible now to the public along the eastern entrance to the City of Burlington, Ontario. It is a ...


  • I'll Take My Chances

    Volume 2 by

    Evil had to be defeated and he had a responsibility to help. Now it was too late to do anything but spend the lives of millions of young men to defeat this new Dark Age. The mountains were witness to Sidney's determination to stand tall against the ...


  • I'll Take My Chances

    Volume 3 by

    Evil had to be defeated and he had a responsibility to help. Now it was too late to do anything but spend the lives of millions of young men to defeat this new Dark Age. The mountains were witness to Sidney's determination to stand tall against the ...


  • I'll Take My Chances

    Volume 1 by

    Evil had to be defeated and he had a responsibility to help. Now it was too late to do anything but spend the lives of millions of young men to defeat this new Dark Age. The mountains were witness to Sidney's determination to stand tall against the ...


  • First We Were Soldiers

    The Long March To Perth by

    Between 1816 and 1819, more than 1,200 discharged British soldiers, from over 80 regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery, the Royal Navy and miscellaneous support units were compensated for services to the Crown with settlement tickets for ...


  • Love in the Air

    Second World War Letters by

    Love in the Air tells the story of a love that blossoms when an ambitious farm girl from Saskatchewan and a charming musician from Ontario lock eyes one night during a wartime social. But duty soon calls, and with a ring sealing the promise of a ...


  • Diamond Gods Of the Morning Sun

    The Vancouver Asahi Baseball Story by

    This is the story of the Asahi, a Japanese Canadian baseball team that was formed in 1914 and competed in Vancouver's Caucasian leagues between 1918 and 1941. Using a strategy called "brain ball," the smaller Japanese defeated the larger white ...


  • King Coal

    A Social History of Coal Mining in Alberta by

    King Coal presents the rich history of Alberta coal mining, and the people and culture that emerged out of the industry, from the 1870s through to the modern era. King Coal invites the reader to discover Alberta’s coal history, its triumphs and ...


  • To Climb a Mountain

    Growing Up in the Canadian West: Adventure Amid Turmoil and History by

    In the early 1900s, the dream of owning their own land draws thousands of immigrants to the Canadian West. One of them is Billy King, an adventurous youngster who emigrates from England with his family to a rough-and-tumble Saskatchewan town and ...