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  • Iron Men

    Memories of the Newfoundland Railway in the Steam Era by

    Eminent Newfoundland Railway historian Mont Lingard paints vivid pictures of the “Iron Men”—tough and dedicated railroaders and their trains that opened up Newfoundland’s territory and economy, and serviced its interior and outport communities, ...


  • Tales From the Hollow

    The Story of Hogg's Hollow and York Mills by

    This story begins some 13,000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, before travelling thousands of years ahead to the early pioneers and the farms they established, and right up to the present day. Readers will learn how the local St. John’s ...


  • All Um Bid

    A Post War Family Love Story by

    From what has been called “the greatest generation” comes this tale of two ordinary people who shared an extraordinary life. From childhood accidents, through a world war that brings them together and then keeps them apart, theirs was a relationship ...


  • Tales and Torts

    Stories of a Country Lawyer by

    “The newspaper headline declared in large bold letters: “Shoot Out At High Noon.” Reading the first paragraph of the article disclosed the truth of the old saying, “don’t take a knife to a gun fight.” The man with the knife lay dead on the ground, ...


  • Talented Miramichiers in the Gilded Age

    Irish Miramichiers who Made a Difference at Home, New York, Leadville and Bathurst by

    “The family which Samuel and Mary Ann (Daley) Adams raised at Miramichi, New Brunswick in the 19th. century was truly a remarkable one, as their great-grandson Tom Creaghan reveals in this work. ” — Willis D. Hamilton, author of the Dictionary of ...


  • Coal Town Kids

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    Duane Radford and his friends from childhood reminisce about growing up in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta (lovingly called “the Pass”), when the area’s coal mines were active. Set on the edge of the Canadian Rockies, in southwestern Alberta, the Pass ...


  • Patrick and Elizabeth Long

    A Pioneer Family in the Long Point Settlement by

    Inspired by a short article on her family background and a deep passion for history, author Mae Long Pagdin spends thirty-five years haunting pioneer cemeteries, library archives, municipal records offices, and locales in Ireland, Pennsylvania, and ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...