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5310 Results
The kids book of Canada's railway and how the CPR was built —Hodge, Deborah.
Book
2000
16 available of 23 items

A tale of the people who built, operated and rode the Canadian Pacific Railway, the enormous challenges they faced, and how the railway evolved over the last century to help shape the Canada we know today.

Canadian history for dummies —Ferguson, Will.
Book
2005
20 available of 26 items

The Company : the rise and fall of the Hudson's Bay empire —Bown, Stephen R., author.
Book
2020
1 available of 23 items

"A thrilling new telling of the story of modern Canada's origins. The story of the Hudson's Bay Company, dramatic and adventurous and complex, is the story of modern Canada's creation. And yet it hasn't been told in a bo...

Flight of the Highlanders : the making of Canada —McGoogan, Kenneth, 1947- author.
Book
2019
9 available of 13 items

In 'Flight of the Higlanders', Ken McGoogan tells the story of those courageous Scots who, ruthlessly evicted from their ancestral homelands, were sent to Canada in coffin ships, where they would battle hardship, hunger ...

The fate of labour socialism : the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and the dream of a working-class future —Naylor, James, 1954- author.
Book
2016
0 available of 3 items

"Almost a century before the New Democratic Party rode the first "orange wave," their predecessors imagined a movement that could rally Canadians against economic insecurity, win access to necessary services such as heal...

The loyal refugees —Livesey, Robert.
Book
1999
18 available of 21 items

1967 : the last good year —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
Book
1997
9 available of 10 items

A national crime : the Canadian government and the residential school system, 1879 to 1986 —Milloy, John S., author.
Book
2017
10 available of 18 items

"For over 100 years, thousands of Aboriginal children passed through the Canadian residential school system. Begun in the 1870s, it was intended, in the words of government officials, to bring these children into the "ci...

Viola Desmond's Canada : a history of blacks and racial segregation in the promised land —Reynolds, Graham, 1944- author.
Book
2016
0 available of 3 items

In 1946, a Black Halifax businesswoman, Viola Desmond, was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a white's-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, sixty-four years later, the Nova Scotia govern...

Medicine unbundled : a journey through the minefields of indigenous health care —Geddes, Gary, 1940- author.
Book
2017
17 available of 23 items

"An investigative exploration of the separate "Indian hospitals" that existed in Canada for many decades, told through memoir, archival research, and interviews with survivors."-- Provided by publisher.

The last plague : Spanish influenza and the politics of public health in Canada —Humphries, Mark Osborne, 1981-
Book
2013
0 available of 1 items

"The 'Spanish' influenza of 1918 was the deadliest pandemic in history, killing as many as 50 million people worldwide. Canadian federal public health officials tried to prevent the disease from entering the country by i...

1945 : the year that made modern Canada —Cuthbertson, Ken, author.
Book
2020
15 available of 21 items

"1945 was a watershed year for Canada and the world. It ushered in the modern era and set Canada on a new course. With the momentous dropping of the Atomic bomb on Japan, everything had changed. There was a sense of reli...

Flight. Vol. 2, Stories of Canadian aviation —Driver, Deanna J., author.
Book
2020
2 available of 4 items

Wartime bombings, engine failures, a rudimentary air traffic control tower, smokejumping, and flights with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatics team are among the engaging true stories in this fascinating first book ...

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