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The Last Invasion of Canada: The Fenian Raids, 1866-1870

by Hereward Senior

The Last Invasion of Canada vividly recaptures the fledgling nation's rag-tag, but patriotic, defence against an enemy committed to a glorious cause, but with only scattered resources.


Sky Train: Stories from CBC's Fresh Air

by Ward McBurney & Jeff Goodes

Sky Train collects 35 of McBurneys creative non-fiction pieces, in which Isaac Brock, steam trains, ghost soldiers, and lost loves all find a home.


Losing the Empress: A Personal Journey

by David Creighton

On May 29, 1914, the Empress of Ireland sank on the St. Lawrence River. The author delves into the lives of his grandparents, who went down with the ship.


Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norewegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic

by Gerard Kenney

A history of explorations of the Arctic in Canada, beginning with Otto Sverdrups 18981902 Norwegian expedition.


Dangerous Passage: Issues in the Arctic

by Gerard Kenney

The story of the opening up of the Northwest Passage and the ensuing potential risks to the Arctic environment and Canadian sovereignty are explored.


Canadian Exploration Literature: An Anthology

by Germaine Warkentin

This anthology is an entry point into the beginnings of a literate response to the awe and wonder inspired by an unfolding geography.


Feasting and Fasting: Canada's Heritage Celebrations

by Dorothy Duncan

Feasting and Fasting is an introduction to the foods and beverages that were a central part of how our ancestors celebrated important events. This is a sampling of their events and what was on their tables at...


Sunnybrook Hospital: Our Veterans' Legacy of Care, a Photo Journey Through the Decades

by Peeter A. Poldre

Sunnybrook Hospital stands as an important symbol of Canada's gratitude toward its war veterans, and this book is a photo journey through the decades that chronicles the contributions of a dedicated group of...


Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe

by Jo Roberts

The Holocaust and the Nakba ("Catastrophe," Palestinian Israelis' name for the War of Independence) both marked Israel's founding, and these two world-changing events continue to form the generations who have...


Caledonia: Along the Grand River

by Barbara Martindale

Intriguing entrepreneurs, town characters and prominent citizens have touched the life of Caledonia, leaving a legacy that is fascinating, sometimes amusing and richly anecdotal.


Treasure and Intrigue: The Legacy of Captain Kidd

by Graham Harris

Before he was hanged, Captain Kidd claimed to have hidden a vast fortune in the Indies. Harris concludes there is much to justify his claim.


One Soldier's Story: 1939-1945: From the Fall of Hong Kong to the Defeat of Japan

by George S. MacDonell

This story details the fateful adventures of two Canadian army regiments dispatched to the Pacific to face the Japanese.


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

This full-colour illustrated book recounts the history of Canada's various national orders, decorations, and medals.


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.