272 Results
272 Results
Lakeland journeys into the soul of Canada —Casey, Allan.
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2011

Blending writing on nature, travel, and science, Casey explores how the country's history and culture originates at the lakeshore. Describes a series of interconnected journeys by the author, punctuated by the seasons an...

Magnetic north a trek across Canada —Halsey, David, 1956-1983.
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2012

At the age of twenty, David Halsey dropped out of college to pursue his dream : to be the first person in modern times to cross Canada, west to east, by a wilderness route, travelling by foot, dogsled, and canoe. He tell...

Maple leaf rag travels across Canada —Brook, Stephen.
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2012

A British travel writer records his impressions of Canada, as well as his opinions on Canadian issues, such as free trade, native self-government and Quebec's language laws. 1987.

Northern traders caribou hair in the stew —Hunter, Archie, 1906-
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2012

This strange and exciting tale of Hunter's life as a Hudson's Bay Company fur trader in the far north is also a graphic record of the dramatic changes that have occurred in northern lifestyles over the past 50 years. 198...

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...

Gold rush reliving the Klondike adventure in Canada's North —Wilson, Ian, 1955-
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2007

For one year, the Wilsons relived the adventure of the great stampede to the Klondike gold-fields. This lively account of their travels and experiences lets us share the excitement of finding gold as they hand-mine with ...

I was a teenage Katima-victim a Canadian odyssey —Ferguson, Will, 1964-
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2004

Will Ferguson's hilarious memoir of working his way across Canada with the volunteer corps Katimavik in the early 1980s. For a dollar a day and all the granola he can eat, Ferguson works on work sites ranging from soup k...

By truck to the north my Arctic adventure —Turnbull, Andy.
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2004

Climb aboard an 18-wheeler for an eye-opening glimpse of the Northern Lights, getting caught in a white-out, frozen engines and much more. Grades 3-6. 1999.

Nahanni river of gold, river of dreams —Hartling, Neil.
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2012

The Nahanni River runs through the diverse landscape of Naanni National Park in the North West Territories. Declared as the first World Heritage Site by the United Nations, this river ranks as one of the most beautiful i...

Canada made me —Levine, Norman, 1923-2005.
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2005

In 1956 writer Norman Levine, seven years an expatriate in England, returned for an unsentimental journey through his homeland. Drawn toward the bottom rungs of Canadian society - the beer parlours, the bunkhouses filled...

Houseboat chronicles notes from a life in Shield country —MacDonald, Jake, 1949-
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2004

Part memoir, part reportage, MacDonald's book reflects on his lifelong fascination with the Canadian Shield. MacDonald spent years working in and exploring this area. He writes of his travels, the people who make their l...

Ancient land, ancient sky following Canada's native canoe routes —McFarlane, Peter, 1954-
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2012

From the cockpit of a single engine Cessna Peter McFarlane and Wayne Haimila trace the ancient routes of westward moving European settlers. They discuss how those places looked then and how they look now, and tell the st...

Le Sentier transcanadien au Québec —Séguin, Yves, 1961-
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2007

Ce guide vous propose d'effectuer la traversée du Québec par le Sentier transcanadien, ce long terrain de jeux où la pratique de plusieurs activités de plein air est à l'honneur: randonnée pédestre, vélo, équita...

Labrador doctor my life with the Grenfell Mission —Paddon, W. A. (William Anthony)
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2006

Driving dog teams through the icy heart of a northern winter, bracing against the flimsy bulkhead of a frail ship battered by storms, removing an appendix on a heaving vessel while bluebottle flies buzz overhead - hard t...

Canada made me —Levine, Norman, 1923-2005.
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2005

In 1956 writer Norman Levine, seven years an expatriate in England, returned for an unsentimental journey through his homeland. Drawn toward the bottom rungs of Canadian society - the beer parlours, the bunkhouses filled...

Lettre à un Français qui veut immigrer au Québec —Dubuc, Carl, 1925-1975.
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2003

Ce portrait décapant du Québec, que l'auteur a signé en 1968, a peu et bien vieilli. Certaines observations sur la pudeur du Québécois "passé maître dans l'art de la négation raffinée et l'art subtil de ne rien...

Lost and found in Acadie —Doucet, Clive, 1946-
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2005

A complex tapestry, made up of many threads of history, depicting the history of Acadia and its unique culture, and the people that belong to it. The pillars of Acadian society are contrasted sharply with those upholding...

Local colour writers discovering Canada
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2012

This anthology of Canadian travel writing contains 24 articles or excerpts about Canada written by contemporary authors. 1994.

No man's river —Mowat, Farley, 1921-
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2006

Upon returning from European combat, Mowat met up with Charles Schweder, a trapper, son of a white man and Native woman. The two canoed and portaged around the lakes and rivers of Manitoba and the then Northwest Territor...

How to be a Canadian even if you already are one —Ferguson, Will, 1964-
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2002

A hilarious insider's look at Canada, covering subjects as diverse as fashion, culture, sports, religion, politics and mating rituals. Sample topics include "how to eat like a Canadian", "how to be as romantic as a Canad...

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