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Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History

by Margaret Horsfield & Ian Kennedy

Clayoquot Sound, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island is not only a place of extraordinary raw beauty, but also a region with a rich heritage and fascinating past.

Tofino and Clayoquot Sound delves into all...


Toronto Neighbourhoods 7-Book Bundle: A City in the Making / Unbuilt Toronto / Unbuilt Toronto 2 / Leaside / Opportunity Road / Willowdale / The Yonge

by Mark Osbaldeston, F.R. (Hamish) Berchem, Frederick H. Armstrong & Scott Kennedy et al.

Local history buffs and urban historians will delight in this collection of books that examine the history and development (and plans that never came to be) of Canada's largest city.


Echoes of British Columbia: Voices from the Frontier

by Robert Budd

In a follow-up to his well-received Voices of British Columbia, Robert Budd returns with more captivating tales of the province’s pioneering past in the very words of the people who lived them.

Between 1959...


A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist

by Alicia Priest

In its heyday in the 1950s and ’60s, the remote community of Elsa, 300 miles north of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory, was the epicentre of one of the world’s most lucrative silver mining operations—an...


Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international...


Reluctant Pioneer: How I Survived Five Years in the Canadian Bush

by Thomas Osborne & Roy Macgregor

In the 1870s in Ontario's Muskoka, teenager Thomas Osborne endured starvation, freezing, accidents with axes and boats, and narrow escapes from wolves and bears. Decades later, after moving to the United States,...


The Canadian Federal Election of 2008

by Jon H. Pammett & Christopher Dornan

The Canadian Federal Election of 2008 is a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the campaign and election.


Whisky and Ice: The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner

by C.W. Hunt

During the 1920s, Ben Kerr was known as the "King of the Rumrunners" and was put at the top of the most wanted list by the U.S. Coast Guard.


Vancouver Was Awesome: A Curious Pictorial History

by Lani Russwurm & Bob Kronbauer

A vivid and eccentric photographic homage to Vancouver’s past.


Blue Thunder: The Truth About Conservatives from Macdonald to Harper

by Bob Plamondon

An unparalleled portrait of the Conservative Party and each of its nineteen leaders, Blue Thunder rollicks through 141 years of Canadian Conservative leadership.

A sprawling, page-turning exposé, Blue Thunder...


Alice Munro

by Brenda Pfaus

In Alice Munro, Brenda Pfaus provides a unique and intriguing look at one of Canada's greatest living writers.


Metal on Ice: Tales from Canada's Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Heroes

by Sean Kelly

Canada has produced many successful proponents of the genre known as heavy metal. Drawing on interviews with the original artists of the 1980s, this book provides a new perspective on the dreams of musicians...


The Truth about Trudeau

by Bob Plamondon

Finally, after over 30 years of hagiographies, comes a book that sets the record straight and tells us the truth about Pierre Elliott Trudeau.

In this unprecedented and meticulously researched sweep of the record,...


Unbuilt Toronto: A History of the City That Might Have Been

by Mark Osbaldeston

Unbuilt Toronto explores the failed architectural dreams of Toronto, delving into unfulfilled and largely forgotten visions for grand public buildings, landmark skyscrapers, roads and highways, transit systems,...


Catastrophe

by T. Joseph Scanlon & Roger Sarty

Catastrophe weaves together compelling stories and potent lessons learned from the calamitous Halifax explosion?the worst non-natural disaster in North America before 9/11.

On December 6, 1917, the Canadian...


The Foresters' Scribe

by Ursula A. Kelly

The Foresters' Scribe is the first comprehensive study of the Newfoundland Forestry Companies (NFC) of the First World War. It adds a long-overdue and essential chapter to the Great War history of Newfoundland...


Aqueduct

by Adele Perry

1919 is often recalled as the year of the Winnipeg General Strike, but it was also the year that water from Shoal Lake first flowed in Winnipeg taps. For the Anishinaabe community of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation,...


Dammed

by Brittany Luby

"Dammed: The Politics of Loss and Survival in Anishinaabe Territory" explores Canada?s hydroelectric boom in the Lake of the Woods area. It complicates narratives of increasing affluence in postwar Canada, revealing...


Mnidoo Bemaasing Bemaadiziwin

by Theresa Turmel

Mnidoo Bemaasing Bemaadiziwin is a twenty-five year research and community based book. It brings forward Indigenous thought, history, and acts of resistance as viewed through the survivors of residential school...


Compelled to Act

by Sarah Carter & Nanci Langford

"Compelled to Act" showcases fresh historical perspectives on the diversity of women?s contributions to social and political change in prairie Canada in the twentieth century, including but looking beyond the...