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  • Cutting Loose

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    Two executions behind the forbidding walls of Oakalla prison near Vancouver in 1955. The first a routine hanging, the second a gruesome spectacle. The first is witnessed by an 18-year-old reporter, Peter. The second, some weeks later, turns into a ...


  • East York 1924-1997

    Toronto's Garden of Eden by

    The East York Foundation was originally created in April of 1965 by an Act of the Provincial Legislature. Prior to this, municipal administrators and politicians had worked together to establish a not for profit body to assist in preserving ...


  • True Sea Stories on the BC Coast

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    A devastating typhoon; a mysterious rescue mission; an encounter between a black bear and a moose; a deadly near-collision on the Homathko River; the hunting of a sea lion by two orcas. These are just a few of the experiences author Len Helsing ...


  • They Came

    Pioneer Women of the Canadian West A Sampler of Stories and Recipes by

    European settlement of Western Canada was both rapid and dramatic. People came from all over the world to take advantage of cheap land ($10 for 160 acres/64.7 hectares). Women most often came with parents, or followed husbands and brothers. They ...


  • They Came

    Pioneer Women of the Canadian West A Sampler of Stories and Recipes by

    European settlement of Western Canada was both rapid and dramatic. People came from all over the world to take advantage of cheap land ($10 for 160 acres/64.7 hectares). Women most often came with parents, or followed husbands and brothers. They ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • The Making of a Tattoo

    Canadian Armed Forces Tattoo 1967 by

    A major theatrical production that was seen by almost three million Canadians. Broadcast twice by the Canadian Broadcasting Company on two occasions. The show took four years to research and develop. There were calls to tour the show through the ...


  • Life is for Living

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    Carmel S.R. Sottile was born and raised in the small town of Coniston, seven miles south of the city of Sudbury, Ontario. As a teacher, she thoroughly enjoyed teaching both the primary and the intermediate grades, in various cities in the province ...


  • Write Soon and Often

    The Life of a Bomber Pilot Through His Letters Home by

    Travelling through Europe in the summer of 1939, 17-year-old Donald Plaunt witnessed preparations for war in every country he visited. After he completed high school in 1941, Donald became part of that war when he enlisted in the RCAF and became a ...