Social History

A Winnipeg Album
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A Winnipeg Album

Winnipeg was Canada’s first important city in the west and was the supply point for other prairie cities like Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton,...

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Black River Road
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Black River Road

Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis Best Non-Fiction Crime Book AwardIn 1869, in the woods just outside of the bustling port city of Saint John, a group of t...

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Caledonia
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Caledonia

Caledonia, just south of Hamilton, has a history closely tied to the heritage of the Grand River. From the Grand River Navigation Company of the 18...

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Canada and Aboriginal Canada Today - Le Canada et le Canada autochtone aujourd’hui
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Canada and Aboriginal Canada Today - Le Canada et le Canada autochtone aujourd’hui

Dans la conférence prononcée comme récipiendaire de la médaille Symons en 2013, le très honorable Paul Martin, vingt-et-unième premier ministre du ...

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Canada's Big House
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Canada's Big House

A report in 1833 by a committee of three respected Kingston colonials called for the construction of a limestone penitentiary on Hatter’s Bay to th...

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Canadian Pacific
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Canadian Pacific

The story of Canadian Pacific is one of the greatest stories in the world. Straddling the continent for more than a century and globe for more than...

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Captured Hearts
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Captured Hearts

Imagine you're a young woman caught up in the ugly reality of war. You meet and fall in love with a young soldier from a foreign country. You marry...

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Dalhousie University
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Dalhousie University

The ultimate book for Dalhousie's 200th year.From humble beginnings in 1818 as “the little college by the sea,” Dalhousie University has grown to b...

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Double Trap
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Double Trap

A dozen years before the Black Donnellys were butchered at Lucan, Ontario, another murderous rampage took place a few miles away. On June 6, 1868, ...

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Fergus
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Fergus

Pat Mestern, author of several earlier books and an ardent booster of her hometown, has produced an entertaining personal account of Fergus, while ...

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GWG
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GWG

Winner, Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Award, Canadian Museums Association Outstanding Achievement in Publications, and Redgees L...

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Lynching of Peter Wheeler
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Lynching of Peter Wheeler

At 2:21 am on September 8, 1896, authorities in Nova Scotia killed an innocent man. Peter Wheeler — a "coloured" man accused of murdering a white g...

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Established in 1876, Mount Pleasant Cemetery has a rich and textured history. It is the keeper of thousands of stories, each of which has contribut...

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Nation Builders
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Nation Builders

This book unmasks one of the greatest human interest stories in Canadian history: the emigration of tens of thousands of children from Britain, fro...

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Nothing On But the Radio
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Nothing On But the Radio

Radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, and the world was never the same. The mysterious magic box brought people together as no other...

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On Her Majesty's Service
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On Her Majesty's Service

Royal recognition in Canada is accorded through a variety of honours and awards, including the Royal Victorian Order, Medal, and Chain; Vice-Regal ...

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Ontario 1610-1985
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Ontario 1610-1985

If Ontario is the land that is ours to discover then surely Randall White has written a book of discovery. Ontario 1610-1985 fulfills the need for ...

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Ontario's African-Canadian Heritage
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Ontario's African-Canadian Heritage

Ontario’s African-Canadian Heritage is composed of the collected works of Professor Fred Landon, who for more than 60 years wrote about African-Can...

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Orangeville
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Orangeville

The Town of Orangeville has a colourful, exciting past – a history being documented in book form for the first time. From the early days of the Iri...

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Owen Sound
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Owen Sound

The beginning of Owen Sound can be traced to the 1840 historical meeting, in a small forest clearing, between surveyor Charles Rankin and land agen...

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Parry Sound
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Parry Sound

Parry Sound, at the mouth of the Seguin River on Georgian Bay, traces its history back to William Beatty Jr. and the purchase of timber rights. Fro...

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Riverdale
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Riverdale

Heritage Toronto Book Award — Shortlisted, Non-Fiction BookA popular history of the Riverdale area of Toronto, including Playter Estates north of t...

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Royal Transport
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Royal Transport

The conveyance of royalty, whether to Balmoral or Buffalo, by Rolls Royce or Canadian Pacific train, has its own mysterious traditions and protocol...

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Scottish Arctic Whaling
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Scottish Arctic Whaling

Scottish Arctic Whaling brings to light a previously little-known but important Scottish industry. The author's extensive use of original sources s...

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Star of Courage
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Star of Courage

They come from the cities and farms, military bases and tourist towns, seaside bungalows and urban apartments. All are ordinary people who did extr...

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Strangers at Our Gates
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Strangers at Our Gates

In this new and revised edition, Knowles explores new materials relating to multiculturalism and immigration.Immigrants and immigration have always...

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Summers in St. Andrews
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Summers in St. Andrews

Summertime in late 19th-century St. Andrews was more than a vacation by the sea, it was a lifestyle. "Discovered" by a wealthy few who felt the nee...

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The Clean Body
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The Clean Body

How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes and change them? What did they understand cleanliness to be? Why have our ...

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The Island of Canada
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The Island of Canada

Canada has the longest coastline of any nation on earth, together with the world’s largest lake and river system. In fact, bounded on three sides b...

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The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway
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The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway

When the Lincoln Alexander Parkway was named, it was a triumph not only for this distinguished Canadian but for all African Canadians. The Journey ...

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The Little Immigrants
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The Little Immigrants

The Little Immigrants is a tale of compassion and courage and a vivid account of a deep and moving part of Canadian heritage. In the early years af...

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The Old Brewery Bay
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The Old Brewery Bay

Here we have the personal account of the misadventures that preceded the opening to the public of the Leacock home in 1958. Forty years ago, in Oc...

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The Old Log School
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The Old Log School

Gavin Hamilton Green was well-known to Goderich visitors as the "racy, entertaining and genial proprietor" of Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe. His writing...

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Toronto Sketches 10
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Toronto Sketches 10

Mike Filey’s column "The Way We Were" first appeared in the Toronto Sunday Sun not long after the first edition of the paper hit the newsstands on ...

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