Liberalism, surveillance, and resistance : Indigenous by Keith D. Smith

By Keith D. Smith

"Canada is frequently offered as a rustic the place liberalism has ensured freedom and equality for all. but with the growth of settlers into the 1st countries territories that turned southern Alberta and BC, liberalism proved to be an exclusionary instead of inclusionary strength. among 1877 and 1927, executive officers, cops, church representatives, traditional settlers, and so forth operated to Read more...

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Explores the applying of liberalism among 1877 and 1927 within the land which turned southern Alberta and the British Columbia inside. This e-book tells that during those areas, liberalism acted as an Read more...

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Overland from Canada to British Columbia by Thomas McMicking

By Thomas McMicking

Spurred on by way of studies of gold within the Cariboo, adventurers from worldwide descended on British Columbia within the mid-1800s. between them have been formidable easterners who approved the problem of the shorter yet extra onerous overland course around the prairies and the Rockies. One such guy made up our minds to discover his fortune within the West used to be Thomas McMicking -- destined to steer the biggest and most sensible prepared staff of 'Overlanders' into British Columbia. His list in their epic trip is a necessary ancient rfile that possesses the common attraction of an experience tale. McMicking offers a bright snapshot of the hardships of the overland path, the risks, either genuine and imagined -- just like the it appears threatening Plains Indians who became out to be 'our most sensible associates' -- proof approximately vital officers and settlements, and clinical observations of the actual atmosphere. yet this is often additionally a really human rfile that describes a trip of self- discovery revealing a delicate man's come upon with a bountiful and gorgeous but opposed and alien land.

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Reading the Riot Act: A Brief History of Riots in Vancouver by Michael Barnholden

By Michael Barnholden

"e;Reading the insurrection Act"e; is a word that has entered the preferred lexicon, that means the motion taken through authority figures once they understand that their "e;charges"e; are becoming out of hand. The act itself is a seldom-used piece of laws truly designed to avoid a insurrection from happening. Supposedly, the mere point out of the insurrection Act is sufficient to convey hardened miscreants bent on destruction to their collective senses. but when a rebel has begun, it’s already too overdue to learn the insurrection Act. each urban has its distinctive historical past of rioting-the Rocket Richard riots in Montreal, the Christie Pits rebel in Toronto, the Winnipeg and Regina riots, even the Shakespeare riots in ny the place rival factions rioted over which actor was once the higher interpreter of Shakespeare’s paintings. examining the insurrection Act is a well-liked heritage that rereads and rewrites the legacy of riots in Vancouver. The venture was once conceived following the city’s Stanley Cup riots in 1994, while professional reviews and media insurance differed considerably from eyewitness bills. Later, media studies at the APEC riots downplayed and obscured definite points of the clash. searching out assets past the legit reviews, Barnholden has compiled a list of members and observers, permitting the "e;vanquished"e; to have their say. Barnholden shuns the simplistic "e;bad apple"e; clarification, and explores the deeper financial factors and results of riots.

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Canada's Big Biblical Bargain: How McGill University Bought by Jason Kalman

By Jason Kalman

The invention in 1947 of the 1st items of the useless Sea Scrolls, biblical texts relationship from the time of Jesus, grabbed headlines around the globe and catalysed as many controversies and conspiracy theories over their possession as debates approximately their position in Christianity and Judaism. Years later, McGill college and the Vatican have been one of the first associations to shop for an important choice of those texts from Jordan that allows you to safeguard them from the black marketplace. offering many vivid info, the authors learn the intrigue surrounding the lifeless Sea Scrolls and debunk some of the myths approximately them, together with allegations of the Vatican's involvement in hiding the texts from students, the chance that they contained earth shattering revelations, and the particular prestige of the notorious overseas editorial committee who constrained entry to the texts. a desirable account of diplomacy, non secular negotiation, and students, "Canada's massive Biblical discount" unearths one other a part of the attention-grabbing story of the useless Sea Scrolls.

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Rails Across Canada: The History of Canadian Pacific and by Tom Murray

By Tom Murray

 

Few tales within the annals of railroading are as compelling because the building, evolution, and surprising successes of the Canadian Pacific and Canadian nationwide railways. This sprawling quantity combines of Voyageur Press' such a lot winning Railroad colour background titles into one quantity taking within the grand scope of either railroads. writer Tom Murray provides rigorously researched and concisely awarded histories of every railroad, in addition to greater than three hundred pictures, together with infrequent archival black-and-white photographs and glossy and interval colour images sourced from nationwide records and personal collections.

 

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Air Quality Management: Canadian Perspectives on a Global

This ebook offers a large evaluation of the problems with regards to dealing with of air caliber in Canada. find out about the air matters that experience triggered affects to ecosystems or human future health and as a result been specified to be controlled. observe how Canada’s nationwide governance related to a federal executive besides provincial and territorial governments affects the air caliber administration approach. know the way Canadians deal with their air caliber in context with the united states, their greatest and closest neighbour. enjoy the event of forty three of Canada’s such a lot skilled air caliber administration execs who percentage their insights into the kingdom of air caliber in Canada this day, the way it is controlled, in addition to giving a glimpse into the longer term.

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Saqiyuq: Stories from the Lives of Three Inuit Women by Nancy Wachowich

By Nancy Wachowich

Saqiyuq is the identify the Inuit supply to a robust wind that without notice shifts path; "Saqiyuq: tales from the Lives of 3 Inuit girls" is a vibrant portrait of the altering nature of lifestyles within the Arctic in the course of the 20th century. via their existence tales, a grandmother, daughter, and granddaughter take us on a extraordinary trip during which the cycles of existence - youth, formative years, marriage, birthing and baby rearing - are provided opposed to the contrasting reports of 3 successive generations. Their thoughts and reflections provide us poignant perception into the historical past of the folks of the hot territory of Nunavut. Apphia Awa, who was once born in 1931, skilled the conventional existence at the land whereas Rhoda Katsak, Apphia's daughter, used to be a part of the transitional new release who have been despatched to executive faculties. unlike either, Sandra Katsak, Rhoda's daughter, has grown up within the payment of Pond Inlet one of the conveniences and tensions of latest northern groups - games and occasional retailers but in addition medicines and alcohol. over the past years of Apphia's lifestyles Rhoda and Sandra all started operating to reconnect to their conventional tradition and research the paintings of creating conventional epidermis garments. throughout the storytelling in "Saqiyuq", Apphia, Rhoda, and Sandra discover the ameliorations that experience taken position within the lives of the Inuit and chart the fight of the Inuit to reclaim their conventional practices and combine them into their lives. Nancy Wachowich turned associates with Rhoda Katsak and her family members through the early Nineteen Nineties and used to be capable of list their tales earlier than Apphia's demise in 1996. "Saqiyuq: tales from the Lives of 3 Inuit girls" will attract each person drawn to the Inuit, the North, relatives bonds, and an outstanding tale.

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The Sky Is Falling (Guests of War, Book 1) by Kit Pearson

By Kit Pearson

It's the summer time of 1940, and all of britain fears an invasion by means of Hitler's military. Norah lies in mattress hearing the worried voices of her mom and dad downstairs.

Then Norah is instructed that she and her brother, Gavin, are being despatched to Canada. The voyage around the ocean is intriguing, yet on the finish of it Norah is depressing. the wealthy lady who takes them in prefers Gavin to her, the kids in school taunt her, and because the information from England turns into worse, she longs for home.

As Norah starts to make acquaintances, she discovers a shocking accountability that is helping her to just accept her new country.

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Montréal & Québec City Encounter by Lonely Planet

By Lonely Planet

Choked with colour photographs and in simple terms the simplest of the town, Lonely Planet's come upon Montreal & Quebec urban is the on-the-road necessity to get you to the guts of the town. locate the easiest sights, eating places, retailers, theaters, galleries and extra with our hyperlinked maps, best highlights and itineraries for brief remains. With content material damaged down by way of local, come upon publications make urban commute more straightforward than ever.

Our skilled, passionate crew of authors and native specialists immerse themselves in every one urban they stopover at, discovering and sharing the original reviews, and functional and sincere recommendation, so that you come away proficient and amazed

Discover this jazz-infused piece of Europe on North America's doorstep. travel l. a. Citadelle, pattern haute delicacies, then get haute on 'the mountain'.

Local professional views contain the president of the Society of industrial improvement for previous Montreal at the city's sizzling spots, a jazz musician at the most sensible locations to listen to reside track, a caleche motive force on surviving Montreal's winters and the chef-owner of a favored eating place at the city's meals scene.

Lonely Planet's Montreal & Quebec urban come upon consultant supplies two times the town in part the time.

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• most sensible 10 highlights – the definitive record of the not-to-miss urban experiences

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