History, Canada, Provincial, Territorial & Local, Ontario (ON)
by Dan Buchanan
During the 1790s, Upper Canada’s first lieutenant governor, John Graves Simcoe, promoted the idea of a canal in the area between the Bay of Quinte and Presqu’ile Bay on Lake Ontario, but his idea did not come into fruition until decades later....
The Real Dick and Jane by Donna White and Michael Benson
In Canada, the era of baby boomers lasted from 1946 to about 1965, a period in which there was a sudden rise in the number of births observed from year to year. The 2021 Canadian census counts a total of 9,212,640 baby boomers; writers Donna...
The Deeper Story of Moose Factory's Great Flood by Jean Pierre Chabot
1894: The Deeper Story of Moose Factory’s Great Flood is an account of an ice jam-induced flood that occurred at the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) fur trading post on Moose Factory Island, which is situated along the James Bay coast in Canada's...
A Memoir of Fortitude in the Face of Adversity by Heather Mallett
Valiant Be is a remarkable memoir of pain and resilience, and a gripping history of a family that is at once dysfunctional and deeply loving. Heather’s earliest memories revolved around her parents’ purchase and refurbishment of a gristmill...