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The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781982583330
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - November 12th, 2019

A six-hundred-mile canoe trip in the Canadian wilderness is a seventeen-year-old's dream adventure, but after he is mauled by a grizzly bear, it's all about staying alive.


Oak Island Mystery: Solved: The Final Chapter Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771087919
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Published: Nimbus Publishing (CN) - March 15th, 2020

Legends, questions and theories abound about Oak Island, Nova Scotia, and tales of buried treasure there. For more than two centuries, the island has been studied, searched, probed and cursed all the while failing to give up its secrets.


Hell's Flames to Heaven's Gate: A History of the Roman Catholic Church in Newfoundland Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781550817225
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Published: Breakwater Books - December 17th, 2019

From Newfoundland's role as a sanctuary for the displaced immigrants of the Irish-Catholic diaspora to a Catholic Bishop's plea to an English monarch, and from the stories of relics and cultural artifacts to the building of the magnificent Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Jack Fitzgerald returns to chronicle the most socially and politically powerful institution in Newfoundland history.


The Invisibles: A History of the Royal Newfoundland Companies Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781550817959
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Published: Breakwater Books - February 1st, 2020

During the tumultuous and often violent election riots of 1861, members of the Royal Newfoundland Companies opened fire on a crowd of rioters, killing three and wounding several others. In the sobering aftermath, a compromise evolved that would shape Newfoundland politics and society into the twentieth century. In The Invisibles, James E.


Eerie Edmonton Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781459744493
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Published: Dundurn Group - January 28th, 2020

An exploration of the spooky side of Edmonton.


The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History Cover Image
By Daniel Tate, Rob Bowman, Geddy Lee (Foreword by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781459745421
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Published: Dundurn Group - November 19th, 2019

A visual tour de force showcasing Toronto's vast concert history.

"Not sure there's ever been anything like this...The graphics are fascinating, the script is comprehensive. It's staggering what's been unleashed from the Vault." -- Gary Topp, promoter, half of the legendary duo the Garys


Rough Road to the North: A Vagabond on the Great Northern Highway Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781627310826
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Published: Feral House - December 3rd, 2019

What is it about the desolate far North American wilderness that calls the intrepid traveler to uncover its sanctifying and deadly secrets? From Jack London (Call of the Wild) to Christopher McCandless (chronicled in Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild) souls have found solace in the silent, frozen northern kingdom at the top of the world, the Ultima Thule.


Masters of the Air: The Great War Pilots McLeod, McKeever, and MacLaren Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781459745483
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Published: Dundurn Group - December 31st, 2019

A fascinating look at three of the greatest Canadian pilots in the First World War.


Masters and Servants: The Hudson's Bay Company and Its North American Workforce, 1668-1786 Cover Image
$44.99
ISBN: 9781772123371
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Published: University of Alberta Press - February 1st, 2020

With Masters and Servants, Scott P. Stephen has revealed startling truths about the men of the Hudson's Bay Company. Rather than dedicating themselves body and soul to the Company's interests, as many Canadians were taught, these workers hired out like domestic servants, joining a "household" with its attendant norms of duty and loyalty.


In Nature's Realm: Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781771513067
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Published: Touchwood Editions - November 26th, 2019

In Nature's Realm gathers initial reports, recorded histories, and personal accounts left by Vancouver Island's early naturalists who studied the region's flora and fauna.


Rising Tides: Reflections for Climate Changing Times Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781773860183
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Published: Caitlin Press Inc. - January 21st, 2020

Ice melt; sea level rise; catastrophic weather; flooding; drought; fire; infestation; species extinction and adaptation; water shortage and contamination; intensified social inequity, migration and cultural collapse. These are but some of the changes that are not only predicted for climate changing futures, but already part of our lives in Canada.


British Columbia: A New Historical Atlas Cover Image
$44.95
ISBN: 9781771622110
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Published: Douglas & McIntyre - March 7th, 2020

Early depictions of the West Coast were no more than cartographers' fanciful guesses. Not until the discovery of "soft gold"--sea otter pelts--and the quest to find a Northwest Passage did explorations, such as the epic voyage of George Vancouver, lead to a better understanding of the region's geography.


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