Wings Across Canada: An Illustrated History of Canadian Aviation

By Peter Pigott

From the eccentric Fairey conflict to the lethal-looking CF-18, from smooth airliners that experience no defects (and no personality) to the vintage North megastar (which had both), here's the final word line-up of the airplane that experience served Canadians within the final century. With over 100 images of 50 old planes, Wings throughout Canada is a retrospective of Canada’s aeronautical know-how. This e-book doesn't examine the planes, nor declare that each one are "classics" within the conventional feel of the note. as a substitute, it's a get together of a love affair with airplane that each one served a objective of their personal time.

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The Guests of War Trilogy: The Sky is Falling / Looking at the Moon / The Lights Go On Again

According to ancient occasions, this relocating fictional account of the adventures of 2 English little ones in a international land has turn into a favourite between Canadian children-this award-winning trilogy is now to be had during this omnibus version.

This unforgettable trio of novels by means of award-winning writer equipment Pearson consists of The Sky is Falling, the Moon and The lighting pass On Again. the nature on the middle of those tales is Norah Stoakes, a tender English woman who's despatched by means of her mom and dad to Canada, together with her more youthful brother, in the course of the moment international warfare. After 5 years move, Norah is pleased with her new lifestyles and kingdom, but if the conflict ends her brother, Gavin, is reluctant to come to England and to oldsters he can slightly take into accout.

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Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life

In arresting, yet harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the jobs that previous international ailments, weather, and, such a lot disturbingly, Canadian politics--the politics of ethnocide--played within the deaths and subjugation of hundreds of thousands of aboriginal humans within the recognition of Sir John A. Macdonald’s "National Dream."

It used to be a dream that got here at nice fee: the current disparity in overall healthiness and financial healthiness among First international locations and non-Native populations, and the lingering racism and false impression that permeates the nationwide attention to this day.

“Clearing the Plains is a journey de strength that dismantles and destroys the view that Canada has a different declare to humanity in its therapy of indigenous peoples. Daschuk exhibits how infectious disorder and state-supported hunger mixed to create a creeping, relentless disaster that persists to the current day. The prose is gripping, the research is incisive, and the narrative is so chilling that it leaves its reader shocked and disturbed. For days after interpreting it, i used to be not able to shake a profound experience of sorrow. this can be fearless, evidence-driven background at its finest.” Elizabeth A. Fenn, writer of Pox Americana

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Flames Across the Border: 1813-1814

By Pierre Berton

The Canada–U.S. border used to be in flames because the battle of 1812 endured. York's parliament constructions have been on hearth, Niagara-on-the-Lake burned to the floor and Buffalo lay in ashes. Even the yank capital of Washington, a ways to the south, used to be placed to the torch. The struggle of 1812 had develop into one of many 19th century's bloodiest struggles.

Flames around the Border is a compelling evocation of battle at its so much primeval point — the muddy fields, the frozen forests and the ominous waters the place males fought and died. Pierre Berton skilfully captures the braveness, decision and terror of the common soldier, giving new measurement and clean viewpoint to this early clash among the 2 rising countries of North the US.

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101 Letters to a Prime Minister: The Complete Letters to Stephen Harper

By Yann Martel

From the mailbox of the leading Minister's workplace on your bookshelf, an inventory of greater than a hundred books that each Canadian should still learn. This mostly one-sided correspondence from the "loneliest booklet membership on the earth" is a compendium for bibliophiles and those that persist with the Canadian political scene. clever, subversive, signed, sealed, and now on hand to you...even in the event that your handle isn't eighty Wellington Street.

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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders: The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada

By Greg Malone

The real tale, drawn from reliable records and hours of non-public interviews, of the way Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and have become Canada's 10th province in 1949. A wealthy solid of characters--hailing from Britain, the United States, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The twists and turns are as dramatic as any undercover agent novel and intensely astounding, because the "official" model of Newfoundland background has held for over fifty years virtually with no question. do not inform the Newfoundlanders will switch all that.

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Canadian Holy War: A Story of Clans, Tongs, Murder, and Bigotry

Scottish nursemaid Janet Smith was once the sufferer of a 1924 tragedy that ignited racial pressure in a really younger Vancouver. on the center of the problem have been the mysterious conditions surrounding Smith's loss of life, relatively the truth that the one different grownup in the home on the time was once the chinese language houseboy. while Smith's loss of life used to be by way of the assassination of Davie Lew, a well known chinese language guy, it in basic terms bolstered the ecu view that Vancouver's Asian group was once a hotbed of violence and corruption.

Newspaper editors and such a lot of Vancouver's white neighborhood raised an outcry, charging the police with incompetence and critical arrests, whereas Presbyterian indignation referred to as for legislation and order in addition to an finish to chinese language immigration. sooner than the summer time was once over, the tongs of Chinatown and the clans of Canada's West Coast have been set to guard their very own, and one Scottish minister went as far as to claim it a time of "holy war."

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Detecting Canada: Essays on Canadian Crime Fiction, Television, and Film (Film and Media Studies)

the 1st critical book-length learn of crime writing in Canada, Detecting Canada includes 13 essays on lots of Canada’s preferred crime writers, together with Peter Robinson, Giles Blunt, Gail Bowen, Thomas King, Michael Slade, Margaret Atwood, and Anthony Bidulka. Genres tested variety from the well-loved police procedural and the novice sleuth to these much less renowned, reminiscent of anti-detection and modern noir novels. The booklet appears significantly on the esteemed sixties’ tv convey Wojeck, in addition to the more moderen sequence Da Vinci’s InquestDa Vinci’s urban Hall, and Intelligence, and the arguable Durham County, a seriously acclaimed yet violent tv sequence that ran effectively in either Canada and the U.S..

The essays in Detecting Canada examine texts from quite a few views, together with postcolonial stories, gender and queer reports, feminist stories, Indigenous stories, and important race and sophistication experiences. Crime fiction, loved via such a lot of around the globe, speaks to we all approximately justice, citizenship, and significant social concerns in an doubtful global.

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Montreal & Quebec City (City Guide)

By Gregor Clark, Timothy N. Hornyak

“Few towns can compete with Montreal’s mixture of meals, gala's and fun-centric residing. This bohemian, culture-loving urban has many virtues, now not least of that is its uncanny skill to astonish.”—Timothy Hornyak, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside this book
152 hand-picked restaurants
143 retailers to explore
37 museums and galleries
22 live-music venues
7 intriguing local walks
Comprehensive map section
Feature assurance of most sensible sights
Range of making plans tools
Also contains in-depth insurance of Quebec urban

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The Orenda

By Joseph Boyden


In the wilds of seventeenth-century North the United States, the lives of a Jesuit missionary, a tender Iroquois woman, and a very good warrior and elder statesman of the Huron state develop into entwined.

The Huron have battled the Iroquois for generations, yet now either tribes face a brand new, extra harmful hazard from one other land. Uneasy alliances are made and unmade, cultures and ideology conflict within the face of precipitous switch, and never all people will continue to exist the march of background. Joseph Boyden’s magisterial novel tells this tale of blood and desire, suspicion and belief, hatred and love: a saga approximately 400 years old—and now a undying paintings of literature.

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