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March of the Mounties —Denny, Cecil E., Sir, 1850-1928.
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2007

Based on Denny's 1939 work, "The law marches west", this updated version chronicles the great march of the North West Mounted Police from Dufferin to Fort Whoop-Up in 1874. Facing rain, storms, locusts and a tornado, the...

Just another minute more glimpses of our great Canadian heritage —Boulton, Marsha.
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2007

A collection of anecdotes about Canadian history, from the famous to the almost unknown -- stories like that of the Canadian nurse named Florence Nightingale Graham, who became better known as cosmetics queen Elizabeth A...

Opera viva Canadian Opera Company : the first fifty years —Schabas, Ezra, 1924-
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2004

It started with a festival of three classic operas performed in a theatre in Toronto. The response made it apparent that there was a need for a national opera company, which was founded in 1950 and is now one of the majo...

Les Canadiens après la conquête 1759-1775 de la révolution canadienne à la révolution américaine —Brunet, Michel, 1917-1985.
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2003

Réédition d'un livre qui a mérité le prix France-Québec en 1969. Michel Brunet y étudie les débuts de la domination britannique en tentant de réunir les faits essentiels de cette période et en décrivant la cond...

A bloom of friendship the story of the Canadian Tulip Festival —Renaud, Anne, 1957-
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2008

Every spring, Canada's capital bursts into colour with thousands of tulip blooms. Although this annual event has much to do with a love of flowers, it's also the celebration of a friendship that blossomed between two cou...

La Grosse-Île, terre de chagrin et d'espoir —Renaud, Anne, 1957-
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2008

Elle émerge du fleuve comme le dos d'une baleine rasant des flots. Méconnue, Grosse-Île a pourtant marqué l'histoire pas si lointaine de milliers d'immigrants venus dénicher en Amérique une terre d'espoir, mais qui...

Juno Beach Canada's D-Day victory, June 6, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2010

On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began, as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships attacked the French coast. Of the 18,000 Canadians involved in storming...

Holding Juno Canada's heroic defence of the D-Day beaches, June 7-12, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2009

D-Day ended with the Canadians six miles inland - the deepest penetration achieved by Allied forces that day - but every soldier knew the worst was yet to come. The Germans began probing the Canadian lines early in the m...

Ghost town stories II from renegade to ruin along the Red Coat Trail —Bachusky, Johnnie.
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2006

When the train came west through southern Saskatchewan and Alberta, settlers and then outlaws were quick to follow. They came with high hopes and grand ambitions, but the Depression and a series of natural disasters left...

How the Scots created Canada —Cowan, Paul, 1963-
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2009

Using the experience of some of Canada's most famous Scots - including the first prime minister, John A. MacDonald, explorers David Mackenzie and Simon Fraser, poet Robert Service, and standard time inventor Sanford Flem...

Ghost empire how the French almost conquered North America —Marchand, Philip, 1946-
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2008

French North America, a country that might have been but never materialized, inspired Marchand to seek its traces, using the explorations of La Salle in the 1680s as a guide. He writes a regular travelogue to a dozen-plu...

Canada's army waging war and keeping the peace —Granatstein, J. L.
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2009

A survey of Canada's 300-year-old army, from its successes in the War of 1812 to the Boer War, the carnage of the world wars and Korea, the post-Cold War era, and the "war on terrorism." Granatstein, author and former mi...

Forgotten patriots Canadian rebels on Australia's convict shores —Cahill, Jack.
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2004

A look at what happened to the convicts who were sent to Australia in the aftermath of the rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada in the late 1830's. Based in part on journals written by Canadian prisoners in Australia. So...

High flight aviation and the Canadian imagination —Vance, Jonathan F. (Jonathan Franklin William), 1963-
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2004

When the airplane proved itself practical, if only just, Canadians were quick to idolize the pilots whose daring linked our far-flung communities and brought flight's potential for good to both Canada and the world. Now ...

Gretzky's tears hockey, Canada, and the day everything changed —Brunt, Stephen.
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2010

Sportswriter Brunt reveals how "the Great One," who was bought and sold more than once, decided that the comfortable Canadian city where hockey ruled couldn't compete with the slushy ice of a California franchise. Captur...

Le livre noir du Canada anglais —Lester, Normand.
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2007

Ce journaliste bien connu lance ici un livre polémique. Son point principal est que le Canada anglais n'a pas à dénigrer les Québécois nationalistes compte tenu de son propre passé. Il dénonce ainsi les injustices...

Canada, 1896-1921 a nation transformed —Brown, Robert Craig, 1935-
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2007

The authors survey the history of Canada between the election of Wilfred Laurier and the departure of Robert Borden as prime ministers. They discuss the events and major issues of concern of the era, including the openin...

Fur trade in Canada —Wilson, Keith, 1929-
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2005

Includes information on hunting and trapping practices, fur trading companies, forts, transportation and trading methods, and the life of a fur trader. Grades 5-8. 1980.

Le livre noir du Canada anglais. 2 —Lester, Normand.
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2005

À la fin des années 1920, les Canadiens français sont la cible du Ku Klux Klan canadien-anglais qui joue un rôle politique significatif dans les Prairies. La crise de la conscription est l'occasion d'emportements acr...

For the love of history celebrating the winners of the Pierre Berton Award
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2007

The National History Society established the Pierre Berton Award for outstanding achievement in popularizing Canadian History. Its winners each provide an article which best captures the spirit of the award, including Pe...

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