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Navigating a New World
Navigating a New World
Written by Lloyd Axworthy
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ISBN: 9780307368379
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Navigating a New World
Canada's Global Future
Written by Lloyd Axworthy


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On Sale: July 30, 2010
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In Navigating a New World Lloyd Axworthy charts how we can become active citizens in the demanding world of the twenty-first century, to make it safer, more sustainable and more humane. Throughout he emphasizes the human story. As we meet refugees from civil war and drought, child soldiers and landmine victims... Read more >
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Death On The Ice
Death On The Ice
Written by Cassie Brown
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ISBN: 9780385673822
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Death On The Ice
The Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster Of 1914
Written by Cassie Brown


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On Sale: July 23, 2010
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Each year, for generations, poor, ill-clad Newfoundland fisherman sailed out 'to the ice' to hunt seals in the hope of a few penniew in wages from the prosperous merchants of St. John's.  The year 1914 witnessed the worst in the long line of tragedies that were part of their harsh way of... Read more >
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For Honour's Sake
For Honour's Sake
Written by Mark Zuehlke
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ISBN: 9780307370587
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For Honour's Sake
The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace
Written by Mark Zuehlke


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 23, 2010
Price: $14.99

In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan’s Paris 1919 comes a new consideration of Canada’s most famous war and the Treaty of Ghent that unsatisfactorily concluded it, from one of this country’s premier military historians.

In the Canadian imagination, the War of 1812 looms large. It was a war in which British... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385672801
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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Coal Black Heart
Coal Black Heart
Written by John Demont
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ISBN: 9780385665056
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Coal Black Heart
The Story of Coal and Lives it Ruled
Written by John Demont


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $22.95

A major new work of history, told through the stories of a teeming cast of characters.

The history of coal is the story of the last two centuries of the industrialized world. Coal has powered that world, and controlled the destinies of millions. And nowhere has that influence run more deeply than... Read more >
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Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water
Written by Paul Martin
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ISBN: 9780771056932
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Hell or High Water
My Life in and out of Politics
Written by Paul Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 504 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $18.95

National bestseller

Paul Martin was the Prime Minister we never really knew — in this memoir he emerges as a fascinating flesh and blood man, still working hard to make a better world.

“The next thing you know, I was in a jail cell.” (Chapter 2)

“From the moment I flipped his truck... Read more >
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Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water
Written by Paul Martin
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Hell or High Water
My Life in and out of Politics
Written by Paul Martin


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $14.99

National bestseller

Paul Martin was the Prime Minister we never really knew — in this memoir he emerges as a fascinating flesh and blood man, still working hard to make a better world.

“The next thing you know, I was in a jail cell.” (Chapter 2)

“From the moment I flipped his truck... Read more >
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Hockey
Hockey
Written by Michael McKinley
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ISBN: 9780771057717
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Hockey
A People's History
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $37.50

Now in paperback, updated with a new final chapter!

Lavishly illustrated, beautifully designed, impeccably researched, and wonderfully written, Hockey: A People’s History is the altogether irresistible companion book to the CBC-Television series of the same name, airing in Fall 06. A must-have for every fan!

Hockey is not just Canada’s national game, it... Read more >
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Coal Black Heart
Coal Black Heart
Written by John Demont
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ISBN: 9780307373304
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Coal Black Heart
The Story of Coal and Lives it Ruled
Written by John Demont


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2009
Price: $17.99

A major new work of history, told through the stories of a teeming cast of characters.

The history of coal is the story of the last two centuries of the industrialized world. Coal has powered that world, and controlled the destinies of millions. And nowhere has that influence run more deeply than... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385661737
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $19.95

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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John A
John A
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307371355
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John A
The Man Who Made Us
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 18, 2009
Price: $14.99

The first full-scale biography of Canada’s first prime minister in half a century by one of our best-known and most highly regarded political writers.

The first volume of Richard Gwyn’s definitive biography of John A. Macdonald follows his life from his birth in Scotland in 1815 to his emigration with his family... Read more >
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Against the Grain
Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford
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ISBN: 9781551991443
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Against the Grain
An Irreverent View of Alberta
Written by Catherine Ford


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $12.99

A contrarian view of Alberta and Albertans from the outspoken and often controversial former Calgary Herald columnist.

In 2005, Alberta celebrates its centenary: a hundred-year stretch that has seen the province catapulted from being little more than thinly populated grassland and mountain to one of Canada’s richest provinces, one with a fair... Read more >
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Ghost Empire
Ghost Empire
Written by Philip Marchand
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ISBN: 9781551991757
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Ghost Empire
How the French Almost Conquered North America
Written by Philip Marchand


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $14.99

History, travelogue, and memoir combine in this illuminating journey in the footsteps of the great explorer La Salle.

This is the extraordinary account of a personal and historical quest in which Philip Marchand retraces the seventeenth-century explorations of La Salle while he searches in the present day for vestiges of France’s lost... Read more >
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Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Written by Graham Fraser
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ISBN: 9781551992181
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Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Confronting the Canadian Crisis That Won't Go Away
Written by Graham Fraser


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On Sale: February 24, 2009
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As the threat of another Quebec referendum on independence looms, this book becomes important for every Canadian — especially as language remains both a barrier and a bridge in our divided country
Canada’s language policy is the only connection between two largely unilingual societies — English-speaking Canada and French-speaking Quebec. The... Read more >
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Stephen Harper and the Future of Canada
Stephen Harper and the Future of Canada
Written by William Johnson
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ISBN: 9781551992204
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Stephen Harper and the Future of Canada

Written by William Johnson


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On Sale: February 24, 2009
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There has never been a book about Stephen Harper, yet on June 28 he came close to being our prime minister. If Paul Martin miscalculates, Stephen Harper could be our next prime minister in months, not years.

Who is this man? Everyone knows that he became leader of the Alliance Party and... Read more >
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What Is a Canadian?
What Is a Canadian?
Edited by Irvin Studin
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ISBN: 9781551992839
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What Is a Canadian?
Forty-Three Thought-Provoking Responses
Edited by Irvin Studin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $11.99

Each of these essays begins with the words “A Canadian is . . .”. Each one is very different, producing a fascinating book for all thinking Canadians.

Irvin Studin is an idealistic young Canadian who wanted to do something extraordinary for his country. So he decided to approach leading Canadians — he... Read more >
A Short History of Canada
A Short History of Canada
Written by Desmond Morton
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ISBN: 9781551991429
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A Short History of Canada
Sixth Edition
Written by Desmond Morton


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $19.99

Most of us know bits and pieces of our history but would like to be more sure of how it all fits together. The trick is to find a history that is so absorbing you will want to read it from beginning to end. With this book, Desmond Morton, one of... Read more >
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John A
John A
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780679314769
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John A
The Man Who Made Us
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $19.50

The first full-scale biography of Canada’s first prime minister in half a century by one of our best-known and most highly regarded political writers.

The first volume of Richard Gwyn’s definitive biography of John A. Macdonald follows his life from his birth in Scotland in 1815 to his emigration with his family... Read more >
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For Honour's Sake
For Honour's Sake
Written by Mark Zuehlke
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ISBN: 9780676977066
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For Honour's Sake
The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace
Written by Mark Zuehlke


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $19.00

In the tradition of Margaret MacMillan’s Paris 1919 comes a new consideration of Canada’s most famous war and the Treaty of Ghent that unsatisfactorily concluded it, from one of this country’s premier military historians.

In the Canadian imagination, the War of 1812 looms large. It was a war in which British... Read more >
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Private Demons
Private Demons
Written by Patricia Phenix
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ISBN: 9780771070457
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Private Demons
The Tragic Personal Life of John A. Macdonald
Written by Patricia Phenix


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.95

The first book to expose the turbulent personal life of this fascinating Father of Confederation.

Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald once remarked, “I had no boyhood,” an understatement if there ever was one. Indeed, John A.’s Dickensian childhood, filled with poverty, alcoholism, and the beating death of his five-year-old brother at... Read more >
Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Written by Graham Fraser
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ISBN: 9780771047671
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Sorry, I Don't Speak French
Confronting the Canadian Crisis That Won't Go Away
Written by Graham Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.50

As the threat of another Quebec referendum on independence looms, this book becomes important for every Canadian — especially as language remains both a barrier and a bridge in our divided country
Canada’s language policy is the only connection between two largely unilingual societies — English-speaking Canada and French-speaking Quebec. The... Read more >
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Theatre of Fish
Theatre of Fish
Written by John Gimlette
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ISBN: 9781400078530
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Theatre of Fish
Travels Through Newfoundland and Labrador
Written by John Gimlette


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $16.95

Newfoundland is one of the most intriguing places in North America, a land of breathtaking but cruel beauty, populated by some of the saltiest, oddest characters you’ll ever find. In Theatre of Fish, John Gimlette vividly describes the dense forests and forbidding coastlines and recounts the colorful and often tragic history... Read more >
Against the Grain
Against the Grain
Written by Catherine Ford
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ISBN: 9780771047787
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Against the Grain
An Irreverent View of Alberta
Written by Catherine Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $16.50

A contrarian view of Alberta and Albertans from the outspoken and often controversial former Calgary Herald columnist.

In 2005, Alberta celebrates its centenary: a hundred-year stretch that has seen the province catapulted from being little more than thinly populated grassland and mountain to one of Canada’s richest provinces, one with a fair... Read more >
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Ghost Empire
Ghost Empire
Written by Philip Marchand
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ISBN: 9780771056789
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Ghost Empire
How the French Almost Conquered North America
Written by Philip Marchand


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $21.99

History, travelogue, and memoir combine in this illuminating journey in the footsteps of the great explorer La Salle.

This is the extraordinary account of a personal and historical quest in which Philip Marchand retraces the seventeenth-century explorations of La Salle while he searches in the present day for vestiges of France’s lost... Read more >
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Hockey
Hockey
Written by Michael McKinley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771057694
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Hockey
A People's History
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $45.00

Lavishly illustrated, beautifully designed, impeccably researched, and wonderfully written, Hockey: A People’s History is the altogether irresistible companion book to the CBC-Television series of the same name, airing in Fall 06. A must-have for every fan!

Hockey is not just Canada’s national game, it is part of every Canadian’s psyche, whether we... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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