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A Gentleman of Substance: The Life and Legacy of John Redpath (1796-1869)

by Richard Feltoe

John Redpath arrived in Canada, penniless, in 1816. From skilled stonemason, he became a wealthy entrepreneur in Montreal, the founder of Redpath Sugar.

The Queen's Bush Settlement: Black Pioneers 1839-1865

by Linda Brown-Kubisch

The Black pioneers who established the Queen's Bush settlement where present-day Waterloo and Wellington counties meet are the focus of this extensively researched book.

Toronto Sketches 9: "The Way We Were" Columns from the Toronto Sunday Sun

by Mike Filey

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."

Churches of Nova Scotia

by Robert Tuck

Both text and photographs tell the story of more than 30 churches from all parts of the province and a variety of denominations and eras.

The Canadian Honours System

by Christopher McCreery

Recounts the history of Canadas national orders, decorations, and medals, from New Frances Croix de St. Louis to the General Campaign Star.

The Arctic Fox: Francis Leopold-McClintock, Discoverer of the Fate of Franklin

by David Murphy

The Shackleton of his day, Leopold McClintock (1819-1907) from County Louth was the leading Arctic explorer of the Victorian era. He undertook four major voyages, epic sledge journeys, and was the first to bring...

Aboriginal Peoples and Electoral Reform in Canada: Volume 9

by Robert A. Milen

This volume features differing views of past, present, and possible future roles for Aboriginal people in the Canadian political and electoral system.

A Mill Should Be Build Thereon: An Early History of the Todmorden Mills

by Eleanor Darke

This invaluable local history confirms the significance of mills and later factories along the Don River in early York, now Toronto.

James FitzGibbon: Defender of Upper Canada

by Ruth McKenzie

James FitzGibbon, Defender of Upper Canada, is the often poignant story of a poor man's rise to authority in the Upper Canada of the 1800s.

Opportunity Road: Yonge Street 1860-1939

by F.R. (Hamish) Berchem

This stylishly illustrated work promises to be a worthy sequel to Berchem's earlier book, The Yonge Street Story 1793-1860.

Voices From the Odeyak

by Michael Posluns & Pete Seeger

This book details the struggle against the James Bay II Hydro Project.

Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery

by Alexandra Heilbron

One of Canadas best-loved authors is remembered through first-hand reminiscences of the people who knew her.

Rebellion in the Mohawk Valley: The St. Leger Expedition of 1777

by Gavin K. Watt

During the American Revolution, a massive (and ultimately failed) campaign led by Brigadier Barry St. Leger was launched from Canada into New York State.

The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada

by Kenneth Bagnell

The story of the 100,000 impoverished children who travelled from the British Isles to Canada to solve the farm labour shortage.

Sing a New Song: Portraits of Canada's Crusading Bishops

by Julie H. Ferguson

The stories of four bishops George Hills, David Somerville, Douglas Hambidge, and Michael Ingham who adopted unpopular causes and changed the world.

The World's Most Mysterious Castles

by Lionel & Patricia Fanthorpe

The Fanthorpes examine grimly silent stones to expose their often tragic and bloody pasts.

Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead: Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brocks charisma won him respect and propelled him into the significant role he would play in the War of 1812.

The Chinese Community in Toronto: Then and Now

by Arlene Chan

The Chinese community's development in Toronto faced many hurdles: decades of anti-Chinese public opinion, bolstered by the media, politicians, and discriminatory policies. Life was harsh for the early Chinese....

Everything Runs Like a Movie: The Strange but True Story of Bank Robber Hermann Beier

by John Cooper

Desperate, Hermann Beier of Alliston, Ontario, turned to bank robbery in the early 1990s to pay his mounting bills and ended up being pursued in what became at the time the longest police chase in Canadian history....

Toronto Sketches 3: "The Way We Were"

by Mike Filey

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."