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Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 7-9

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers the seventh to the ninth volumes of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 4-6

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers books four to six of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for history...


Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 1-3

by Mike Filey

This special collection gathers the first three volumes of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for...


Nova Francia: A Description of Acadia, 1606

by Marc Lescarbot

First published in 1928.

'Lescarbot was a man of lively wit, and a practical sagacity and breadth of view far in advance of his time.' Spectator

'This admirable edition reveals to be a lesser-known Montaigne,...


Royal Canadian Mounted Police

by Lorenz Graham & Jr. William B. Jones

"Uphold the Right" The Motto of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Today Mounties uphold the right in modern cities as well as in the furthest arctic.  More than eighty years ago, a handful of them upheld the...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Did you know that Canada was almost called Hochelaga? That’s just one of thousands of wacky facts awaiting readers in Uncle John’s quirky celebration of Earth’s second largest country. You’ll find page...


Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto's Waterfront Heritage

by M. Jane Fairburn

Bringing the Toronto lakefront to life, this survey presents the stories of a largely unrecognized and forgotten legacy. This book examines the Toronto waterfront, past and present, through the lens of four...


Through a Canadian Periscope: The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

by Julie H. Ferguson, Peter W. Cairns & Dan MacNeil

A colourful and well-researched account of Canada's submarine service, from its beginnings on the first day of the First World War to its uncertain future today. Ferguson details the careers of the Canadians...


The History of Montréal

by Paul-André Linteau & Peter McCambridge

Professor Paul-André Linteau tells the fascinating story of Montreal from prehistoric times to the twenty-first century, from the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropolis that Montreal...


The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

by Brian Tennyson

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000...


French Fortresses in North America 1535-1763: Quebec, Montreal, Louisbourg and New Orleans

by Rene Chartrand & Donato Spedaliere

Following the discovery of America by Columbus in 1492, European colonists brought their system of fortification to the New World in an attempt to ensure their safety and consolidate their conquests. French...


The Patrol

by Ryan Flavelle

In 2008, Ryan Flavelle, a reservist in the Canadian Army and a student at the University of Calgary, volunteered to serve in Afghanistan. For seven months, twenty-four-year-old Flavelle, a signaller attached...


Willowdale: Yesterday's Farms, Today's Legacy

by Scott Kennedy

In 1855, Willowdale post office opened in Jacob Cummer's store on Yonge Street. Today it is a bustling urban environment. Scott Kennedy recounts the notable stories of what happened in between and who was there...


Nia

by Allan Wargon

This is the story of a man and woman in love, with all the doubt, hesitation, delusion, jealousy, desire, passion, ecstasy and pain

of people thus enthralled.

The man, Robert, is every joy, every fear, every terrible...


Mobilize!: Why Canada Was Unprepared for the Second World War

by Larry D. Rose & J.L. Granatstein

Military specialist Larry D. Rose examines why Canada was not training and preparing to go to war before the declaration in 1939. The failures of all involved are examined, as are the other issues that delayed...


Dundurn Korean War Library Bundle: Fighting Words / Korea / Triumph at Kapyong / Deadlock in Korea / Cross-Border Warriors

by Fred Gaffen, Dan Bjarnason & Ted Barris

This ebook bundle contains five books that chronicle Canada's participation in the conflict that gripped the Korean peninsula from 1950-53 and resulted in two very different nations that remain at odds today....


Redpath: The History of a Sugar House

by Richard Feltoe

Redpath, today a household name for sugar in Canada, has its roots in the story of an enterprising Scots immigrant, John Redpath.


The 1711 Expedition to Quebec: Politics and the Limitations of British Global Strategy

by Adam Lyons

In 1711, the newly formed Great Britain launched its first attempt to conquer French North America. The largest military force ever assembled to fight on the continent was dispatched and combined with colonial...


See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake

by Bruce McCraw

Vintage postcards illustrate these stories of an earlier time in Sparrow Lake.


Reel Time: Movie Exhibitors and Movie Audiences in Prairie Canada, 1896 to 1986

by Robert M. Seiler & Tamara P. Seiler

In this authoritative work, Seiler and Seiler argues that the establishment and development of moviegoing and movie exhibition in Prairie Canada is best understood in the context of changing late-nineteenth-century...