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Breakthrough!: Canada's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

by John Melady

Canada's greatest medical breakthrough might well be insulin, but the telephone, the light bulb, the jetliner, the BlackBerry, and basketball also had Canadians behind them. Author John Melady showcases the...


The Invisible War: The Untold Secret Story of Number One Canadian Special Wireless Group

by Gil Murray

While the Second World War raged in Europe, an equally fierce war was taking place with Japan in the Far East.


Flight from Famine: The Coming of the Irish to Canada

by Donald MacKay

Flight from Famine is the moving account of the survivors of the Irish potato famine who helped build Canada in the years that followed Black 47. Their tale is a testament to courage, resilience, and perseverance,...


The Call to Arms: The 1812 Invasions of Upper Canada

by Richard Feltoe

While the War of 1812 saw battles and combat take place in vastly separated locations of the United States and British North America, nowhere was the fighting more intense than in Upper Canada, specifically...


Savoir Faire, Savoir Vivre: The Rideau Club 1865-2015

by Christopher McCreery & Rachel Martinez

A richly illustrated history of The Rideau Club, which was founded 150 years ago by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George E. Cartier. A highly accessible account of the Club's history and enduring place in the...


Time Bomb: Canada and the First Nations

by Douglas L. Bland & Bonnie Butlin

A catastrophic confrontation between Canada's so-called "settlers" and First Nations communities, fuelled by fundamental prejudices, misunderstandings, Canada's economic vulnerabilities, and the rising political...


More Trails, More Tales: Exploring Canada's Travel Heritage

by Bob Henderson

Draws on Canadian exploration, history, geography, anthropology, literature, and philosophy, striking a balance that will delight serious naturalists and armchair historians alike.


Cavalry of the Air: An Illustrated Introduction to the Aircraft and Aces of the First World War

by Norman S. Leach & John Melbourne

Though storytelling, period and contemporary photos and the words of the flying aces themselves, this book brings the history of WWI air combat to life.


Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies

by Patrice Dutil & Roger Hall

Here are fifteen fresh interpretations of Canada's founding Prime Minister, published for the occasion of the bicentennial of his birth in 1815. Well researched and crisply written by recognized scholars and...


Riverdale: East of the Don

by Elizabeth Gillan Muir & Elizabeth Abbott

A complete history of Toronto's Riverdale community, this book narrates the lives of early inhabitants, (reaching as far back as Simcoe's first settlement of the region), the construction boom of 1915, and the...


Real Hauntings - 3-Book Bundle: Spooky Sudbury/Haunted Hamilton/Tomes of Terror

by Mark Leslie & Jenny Jelen

This special three-book bundle collects Mark Leslie's three ghostly books about the paranormal lurking in seemingly peaceful Ontario.


The Battle of London: Trudeau, Thatcher, and the Fight for Canada's Constitution

by Frédéric Bastien & Jacob Homel

Historian Frederic Bastien describes how Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Margaret Thatcher entered one of history's most unlikely marriages of convenience in order to repatriate the Canadian Constitution.


The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundle: Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers / Seeking a Better Future / Ignored but not Forgotten

by Lucille H. Campey

Lucille H. Campey's acclaimed series on English immigration to Canada, is available in a single volume with this complete ebook edition. A must for genealogists and history lovers interested in the great exodus...


Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville

by Sean E. Livingston

A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the...


A Thousand Shall Fall: The True Story of a Canadian Bomber Pilot in World War Two

by Murray Peden

In what has been hailed as one of the finest war memoirs ever written, Murray Peden recounts his experiences as a bomber with 214 Squadron during World War II.


Mary Janeway: The Legacy of a Home Child

by Mary Pettit

Mary Janeway is the story of a little girl's childhood while living on a farm as a domestic servant in the late 1800s. Based on extensive historical research, Mary's story brings into focus the intimate details...


Leaside

by Jane Pitfield

Leaside is a comprehensive look at the people, built heritage, and significant events of this distinctive community, including an examination of Leaside's unique industrial heritage and the role it played during...


The Canoe in Canadian Cultures

by Bruce W. Hodgins, John Jennings & Doreen Small

A symbol unique to Canada, the canoe is one of the greatest gifts of First Peoples to all those who came after.


What the Thunder Said: Reflections of a Canadian Officer in Kandahar

by Lieutenant-Colonel John Conrad & Christie Blatchford

What the Thunder Said is an honest and at times raw recollection of incidents and impressions of Canadian warfighting from a logistics perspective.


Wolfe Island: A Legacy in Stone

by Barbara Wall La Rocque

Wolfe Island begins with the emergence of islands at the end of the last ice age, continuing on through the many centuries of First Nations habitation and finally the era of French exploration and fur trading....