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  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • From Derry to the Pontiac

    How the Dales Journeyed to the Canadas and Helped to Found the Village of Shawville, Quebec by

    The Dales left County Derry, Ulster to pursue a new life in the Canadas in about 1820. Here, author Nancy Dale Conroy traces the story of their journey. Having undertaken this adventure at an opportune time—when land was still up for grabs—the ...


  • 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 ...


  • A Village In The Shadows

    The Remarkable Story of St Davids, Ontario by

    A Village in the Shadows is about survivors from the American Revolution who remained loyal to King George III. At the start of the revolution in 1776, families began to lose their homes, farms and businesses. They wanted to continue their old way ...


  • 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 ...


  • The Fenian Season

    A Canadian Historical Thriller by

    This fast paced historical thriller takes place against the background of a rising Fenian movement in the United States and the overt hostility of Washington toward the ‘Canadas’ immediately after the American Civil War. The Fenian Brotherhood was ...


  • Five Ages of Canada

    A History From Our First Peoples to Confederation by

    Five Ages of Canada tells the comprehensive tale of the nation’s origins and formation. Graham’s First Age introduces Canada’s First Inhabitants: the Palaeo-Indians from Northern Asia, their descendants, and the First Nations, Inuit and Métis ...


  • Marie Françoise Huc

    Love and Danger in the Time of North America's Wars by

    Marie Françoise Huc was born in 1765 in Boucherville, Quebec. At the age of fifteen she married the surgeon Herman Melchior Eberts, a member of an Austrian regiment brought to Quebec by the British to help them quell the American Revolution. They ...


  • Governing Toronto: Bringing back the city that worked

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    In stark contrast to the dysfunctional megacity of today, The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was a city that worked. Some refer to this period from 1954 to 1998 as Toronto’s “Golden Age”. This book traces the growth and governance of the city ...