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  • Tales from a Snowbank

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    In Tales from a Snowbank, you will read about the challenges of surviving in a sub-arctic community, such as walking home from school with the fear of turning a corner and coming face-to-face with a big white bear. This is an autobiographical ...


  • Thirst!

    A Story of Prohibition In Ontario by

    Prohibition was the law of the land in both Ontario and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Yet because of the one key difference between Ontario’s Temperance Act and America’s Eighteenth Amendment, smugglers could make small fortunes ...


  • Rockin' on the Rideau 2: The 70's

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    In his first book “Rockin’ on the Rideau: Ottawa’s Golden Age of Rock and Roll”, veteran Ottawa broadcaster and musicologist Jim Hurcomb pulled back the curtain on the first 15 years of Rock and Roll in Ottawa, from 1955-1970. That fascinating ...


  • Hockey Doc

    Cinquante ans d’anecdotes médicales avec le Club de hockey Canadien by

    Le service des urgences de l’Hôpital général de Montréal (HGM) se trouvait si près du Forum que les joueurs du Club de hockey Canadien pouvaient enfiler leurs protège-lames et s’y rendre à pied. Cette proximité, qui n’était pas une coïncidence, est ...


  • Nation Builders and Enemy Aliens

    Four Centuries of German Experience in Canada by

    Today German Canadians are among Canada’s most assimilated citizens, often distinguishable from other Canadians by their name only. For centuries their pioneer farmers, economic developers, industrialists, professionals, musicians, artists, ...


  • Dear Bill

    Letters to Dad 1939 - 1945 The War Years by

    Dear Bill is, in many ways, a time capsule that illuminates and brilliantly colours the years of 1939-1945 from a uniquely Canadian pioneer perspective. Bill Treadgold was a young man from Kelowna, BC commissioned into the RCAF; while his war ...


  • Minto & Mann

    The Untold Stories of Lacrosse's Dynastic Teams by

    Even the most passionate lacrosse fans probably do not remember the Orillia Terriers, Montreal Shamrocks or even Vancouver Carlings, but in their times these teams were famous across Canada and even farther afield, always in the thick of the hunt ...


  • Unsayable Absence

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    In the dusk of a disaster, Una McFadden is faced with indescribable pain and uncertainty in the middle of the Great Depression. She finds herself grieving in an asylum, wondering if she will ever see her children again. As a child growing up on the ...


  • Paradise, Newfoundland......When I Walked Its Gravel Road

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    An ever-present barrel of apples at the back door and the daily aroma of fresh bread. Weekly card games, stolen chickens, honky-tonks and a frigid one-room schoolhouse. Tradition and Family. Welcome to 1950s Paradise, Newfoundland. Growing up as one ...


  • Through Woods on Water

    Étienne Brûlé in New France by

    “Through Woods on Water” is a novel, an historic fiction: the life of Étienne Brûlé “as it might have been.” Set in the first decades of the 17th century, it is a coming of age story, a clash of cultures, a saga of exploration and adventure that ...