By: Ron Brown

Canada's rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today's landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations. Odd and unusual place names dot the lines, while countless ghost towns and stori...


By: Alastair Sweeny

Fire Along the Frontier is the first book that looks closely at the major battles of the War of 1812 from a social perspective. Author Alastair Sweeny goes behind the scenes to examine business activity during the war, particularly between war fin...


By: Jacques Parizeau

For the first time, Jacques Parizeau shares his views on Quebec's recent history and its future. As chief economics advisor to Quebec premiers in the 1960s, Jacques Parizeau was instrumental in bringing about Quebe's Quiet Revolution. As René Léve...


By: Martha Walls

From the kilometres of coastline and the stories behind those unusual place names (Blow Me Down?) to profiles of Danny Williams and Mary Walsh, no book on Newfoundland and Labrador is more comprehensive and fun.


By: Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman, Catherine Bodry

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.Hike around Lake Louise at Banff Nation...


By: Tony Aspler

The story of Canada's entry into the world of world-class vintages.


By: F.R. (Hamish) Berchem

Handsomely illustrated with the author's drawings, and painstakingly researched, this book captures the not-so-distant days when muddy Yonge Street was the backbone of pioneer Ontario.


By: Mary Pettit, Gail H. Corbett, Marjorie Kohli

This special bundle of titles tells the complete story of the Home Children, impoverished British children sent to a new life in Canada, where they were often used as cheap labour. Thousands of Canadians are descended from these children.


By: Pamela R. Stern

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Inuit provides a history of the indigenous peoples of North Alaska, arctic Canada including Labrador, and Greenland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliog...


By: Andrew Chadwick, Bruce McCowan, Nancy McCowan

The history of one of Metro Toronto's most historic churches, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Scarborough, founded in 1818. This publication records the many memorable individuals to fill its pulpits and pews as well as stories of its associatio...