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The Canadian Honours System

by Christopher McCreery

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


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.


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 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....


My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar

by Maud J. McLean & Robert Stamp

The Edgars' lives symbolized the increasing complexity of Toronto society as older generations gradually gave way to a new generation of "outsiders" seeking prominence.


Right On, You Got the Elbow Out!: Wartime Memories of the R.C.A.F.

by Ernest F. Monnon

This book deals with the experiences of an airman, a radio telephone operator, one of the many "ordinary people" who served their country in the Second World War.


Fulfilment: Memoirs of a Criminal Court Judge

by David Vanek

Soldier, university professor, lawyer, political candidate, and judge: David Vaneks compelling life story is played out in these memoirs.


Paras Versus the Reich: Canada's Paratroopers at War, 1942-1945

by Bernd Horn & Michel Wyczynski

This book traces the development of airborne forces from earliest mythology to their earth-shattering debut in the Second World War.


Wings Across Canada: An Illustrated History of Canadian Aviation

by Peter Pigott

Here is the ultimate lineup of aircraft that have served Canada so well in peace and war, from the Sabre to the CF-18 to the North Star


The Canada Company and the Huron Tract, 1826-1853: Personalities, Profits and Politics

by Robert C. Lee

The Canada Company was responsible for the opening and settlement of over two million acres of land in Upper Canada, including the land known as the Huron Tract.


English Bloods: In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878

by Frederick de la Fosse & Scott D. Shipman

An illuminating and humorous biographical account of the "English Bloods" - young men sent to learn farming skills in Muskoka in pioneer times.


Colossal Canadian Failures 2

by Randy Richmond & Tom Villemaire

This second entertaining collection offers more evidence that Canada could adopt as its national slogan If we dont laugh, well cry.


The Northern Horizons of Guy Blanchet: Intrepid Surveyor, 1884-1966

by Gwyneth Hoyle

Guy Blanchet mapped large areas of the Barrens by canoe and soon became caught up in pioneer northern aviation. He did not seek adventure, but it often found him.


Education and Ontario Family History: A Guide to the Resources for Genealogists and Historians

by Marian Press

This book outlines the resources available for education from about 1785 to the early 20th century. Many historical resources are currently being digitized, and Ontario and education are no exception. These...


Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper

by Anthony Dalton

J. Dewey Soper was the last of the great pioneer naturalists in Canada, spending many years in the Arctic where he discovered the breeding grounds of the blue goose and charted the final unknown region of Baffin...


Herbie and Friends: Cartoons In Wartime

by Barry D. Rowland

The favourite cartoon character of Canada's overseas troops during the Second World War, "Herbie" got into some of the most bizarre predicaments imaginable.


Bon Echo: The Denison Years

by Mary Savigny

The story of author/playwright Merrill Denison and his feminist mother Flora MacDonald leads to the creation of today's Bon Echo Park.


The History of Fort St. Joseph

by Graeme Mount

In 1812, Fort St. Joseph's garrison captured American Fort Mackinac, ensuring British control of the Upper Great Lakes for the duration of the War of 1812.


Greatcoats and Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War, 1939-1945, Revised Edition

by Carolyn Gossage & Roberta Bondar

The colourful story of Canada's "forgotten women" who volunteered for service during the Second World War.


Almaguin Chronicles: Memories of the Past

by Astrid Taim

Almaguin Chronicles explores the relationship between lumbering and settlement in the Parry Sound District the last frontier of this part of Ontario.