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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 Chronicles of Canada: Volume IV - The Beginnings of British Canada

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume III - The English Invasion

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume II - The Rise of New France

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume I - The First Europeans

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


Vilhjalmur Stefansson: Arctic Adventurer

by Tom Henighan

One of Canadas most famous and controversial Arctic explorers, Vilhjalmur Stefansson contributed immensely to knowledge about the Far North.


Amiens: Dawn of Victory

by James McWilliams

For the Allies, it was the "dawn of victory," the battle that paved the way for the Armistice 100 days later.


"Our Gallant Doctor": Enigma and Tragedy: Surgeon-Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942

by James Goodwin

On September 13, 1942, HMCS Ottawa was sunk by a German U-boat. Dr. George Hendry, exhausted from hours of difficult surgery, was lost, along with many others.


Oak Island Gold

by William S. Crooker

For over two centuries, the mysterious labyrinth of shafts and tunnels under Oak Island, a tiny island on Nova Scotia's South Shore, has been the scene of a frantic search by scores of treasure hunters from...


Frederick Banting

by Stephen Eaton Hume

When Frederick Banting, a decorated war hero, developed insulin in 1920, he earned the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.


Margaret and Charley: The Personal Story of Dr. Charles Best, the Co-Discoverer of Insulin

by Henry B.M. Best

More than just the story of Charles Best's discovery of insulin, this is the tale of an extraordinary couple, told through diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.


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...


Warrior Elite: 31 Heroic Special-Ops Missions from the Raid on Son Tay to the Killing of Osama bin Laden

by Nigel Cawthorne

THE ULTIMATE WARRIORS

Highly trained and equipped to kill, special-ops forces take on the world’s most dangerous and courageous missions. Warrior Elite zeroes in on the most lethal special- ops encounters of...


The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland

by Jim Defede

"For the better part of a week, nearly every man, woman, and child in Gander and the surrounding smaller towns stopped what they were doing so they could help. They placed their lives on hold for a group of...


Those Lake People: Stories of Cowichan Lake

by Lynne Bowen

Twenty-six miles of fresh water teeming with fish and surrounded by old-growth forest: this was Cowichan Lake at the end of the nineteenth century. Home to trappers, hunters and a handful of remittance men,...


Full Circle: Death and Resurrection In Canadian Conservative Politics

by Bob Plamondon

Full Circle tells the dramatic story of how the Canadian conservative movement was fractured in the 1990s and how it was restored to glory and was returned to power in 2006. It recounts the humiliating defeat...


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.


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume IX - Our First National Highways

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume VIII - The Growth of Nationality

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...


The Chronicles of Canada: Volume VII - The Struggle for Political Freedom

by George Wrong & H.H. Langton

THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA - Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton of the University of Toronto The Chronicles of Canada was a Canadian literary landmark. First published in 1914, it was a series of thirty-two,...