The Long Stretch (The Cape Breton Trilogy, Book 1) by Linden MacIntyre

By Linden MacIntyre

From a talented storyteller and one among Canada’ s most dear reporters, The lengthy Stretch is a saga of affection and warfare, the tale of these who've "gone away" and people who are forced to stick. in a single apocalyptic evening, John Gillis and his estranged cousin Sextus confront a part century of half-truths and suppositions that experience formed and scarred their lives, their households and their insular Cape Breton group. Telling tales that resolve a bunch of secrets and techniques, they start to gain that they have been broken ahead of they have been born, their fathers and a detailed good friend forming an unholy trilogy in a sad second of struggle. one of the roots of a posh and painful dating, they discover the reality of a fateful day John has spent twenty years attempting to overlook. Taut and brilliantly paced, etched with quiet humour and crafted with fiery discussion, The lengthy Stretch is a captivating novel within the culture of Alistair MacLeod, David Adams Richards and Ann-Marie MacDonald.

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Hunter Fabulous Quebec City by Ulysses

By Ulysses

This can be a beautifully illustrated advisor and important source for someone making plans a visit to magical Quebec urban. This magnificently illustrated quantity bargains travelers an entire evaluation of Quebec urban - the center and soul of Quebec Province. "Fabulous Quebec urban" positive factors complete and sensible details on all of the major sights and adventures to be loved in a single of the world's so much spellbinding towns, in addition to an advent to Quebec's wealthy heritage and tradition. followed via full-colour images and crystal-clear maps, this is often an indispensible reference for an individual making plans a visit to this compelling urban.

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How Rob Ford Happened: A History of the Toronto Mayor From by National Post

By National Post

Own word: fascinating reading...especially for non Torontonians who in simple terms understand of Mayor Ford's scandals.

The nationwide submit is one in all 3 nationwide Canadian day-by-day newspapers (The Globe & Mail and solar Media are the others). The Toronto big name is one other day-by-day paper in Toronto only.

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Drawing on a wealth of articles written by way of through nationwide submit newshounds together with Christie Blatchford, Jonathan Kay, Andrew Coyne, Chris Selley and extra, "How Rob Ford Happened" examines the precipitous upward thrust and calamitous fall of 1 of the main debatable public figures in Canadian political background.

From his early days as a crusading suburban urban councillor to his reign as Mayor of Toronto and his eventual crowning because the city’s clown prince, the nationwide put up provides a heritage of Rob Ford with the entire indications, purple flags, enthusiasms, controversies and scandals that experience resulted in our present mayoral mess.

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Picture Gallery of Canadian History, Volume 1: Discovery to by C. W. Jefferys

By C. W. Jefferys

Heritage lecturers have in mind! here's one quantity 1 of my favorite assets for instructing Canadian historical past.

Dr. C. W. Jefferys used to be one among Canada's most advantageous ancient artists and his three-volume "Picture Gallery of Canadian History" is maybe his best-known fulfillment. His countless numbers of rigorously researched photos of artifacts, humans, locations and episodes from Canadian heritage supply a "treasure condo of data approximately this country's past."

Vol.1 - Discovery to 1900
Vol.2 - 1763 to 1830
Vol.3 - 1839 to 1900

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Thomas Scott's Body: and Other Essays on Early Manitoba by J. M. Bumsted

By J. M. Bumsted

What did occur to the physique of Thomas Scott?
     The disposal of the physique of Canadian history's most renowned political sufferer is the start line for historian J.M. Bumsted's new examine essentially the most interesting occasions and personalities of Manitoba's pink River Settlement.
     To outsiders, 19th-century pink River gave the look of a distant group precariously poised at the fringe of the frontier. Small and remoted notwithstanding it may well were, purple River society was once additionally full of life, good trained, multicultural and infrequently contentious. by means of taking a look at famous figures from a brand new standpoint, and via reading the various extra imprecise corners of the settlement's background, Bumsted demanding situations a few of the commonly held assumptions approximately purple River. He appears to be like, for example, on the short, unsatisfied Swiss cost at crimson River, examines the debatable popularity of flesh presser John Christian Shultz, and delves into the sensational scandal of a favorite clergyman's trial.
     Vividly written, Thomas Scott's Body items jointly a brand new and sometimes astonishing photo of early Manitoba and its people.

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Awfully Devoted Women: Lesbian Lives in Canada, 1900-65 by Cameron Duder

By Cameron Duder

The lives of lesbians who grew up prior to 1965 stay cloaked in secret. Historians have illuminated the worlds of upper-middle-class "romantic pals" and working-class butch and femme girls who frequented lesbian bars within the ’50s and ’60s. the vast majority of lesbians, besides the fact that, have been lower-middle-class girls who concealed their sexual id via conducting discreet social and sexual relationships.

Drawing on correspondence, interviews, journals, and newspaper articles, Awfully dedicated Women deals a nuanced portrait of the lives of middle-class lesbians within the many years earlier than the homosexual rights circulate in English-Canada. debts and explorations of those women’s sexual practices, strategies on same-sex wish, and family with family and friends unveil an international of personal relationships, condominium events, and discreet social networks. This intimate learn of the lives of ladies compelled to like in mystery not just demanding situations the concept that lesbian relationships some time past have been asexual, it additionally finds the braveness it took for girls to discover wish in an period after they have been purported to comprehend little approximately sexuality.

Awfully dedicated Women is the 1st book-length learn of lesbian sexuality, relationships, and neighborhood in Canada ahead of 1965. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars and practitioners of Canadian historical past and women’s reviews and to somebody attracted to the background of sexuality.

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The Guests of War Trilogy: The Sky is Falling / Looking at by Kit Pearson

By Kit Pearson

Sky Is Falling

It is the summer time of 1940, and all of britain fears an invasion by means of Hitler’s military. nonetheless, ten-year-old Norah Stoakes is stunned whilst her mom and dad choose to ship her and her more youthful brother Gavin to Canada as conflict site visitors. vacationing around the ocean is an event, yet Norah’s new lifestyles in Canada is a much bigger problem than she ever anticipated. until eventually, that's, Norah discovers a shocking accountability that is helping her settle for her new nation and her new home.

Looking on the Moon

Norah has lived in Canada with the Ogilvies for 3 years whilst an Ogilvie cousin involves spend the summer season. Andrew is 19, good-looking and clever, and Norah thinks she might be falling in love for the 1st time. yet even now the battle threatens to wreck her happiness...

The lighting fixtures pass on Again

It has been 5 years due to the fact that Norah and Gavin arrived in Canada and now that the warfare is finishing, they're going to quickly be going again to England. Norah is keen to determine her mom and dad back, yet ten-year-old Gavin slightly recalls them. He doesn’t are looking to go away his Canadian kin, his most sensible buddies and his puppy. Then anything occurs that forces Gavin to take advantage of tough selection of his existence.

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