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Blind spot what happened to Canada's Aboriginal fathers?
DVD
2012
5 available of 6 items

"CBC's Geoff Leo examines the unstudied issue of fatherlessness in Aboriginal communities. It is a fact of life for many Aboriginal children in this country: their dads are absent. And if the statistics don't change, a g...

Stolen girl : a novel —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 2 items

When Nadia arrives in Canada in 1950 with Marusia, the woman she calls mother, she is glad to finally be out of the displaced persons camp where she has lived for five years, but troubled by confused memories of World Wa...

Wind at my back The complete fifth season
DVD
2008
2 available of 3 items

Set during the Great Depression in Canada, and follows the continuing struggles of the Bailey family.

This red line goes straight to your heart : a memoir in halves —Anand, Madhur, 1971- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 4 items

"We begin with a man off balance: one in one thousand, the only child in town whose polio leads to partial paralysis. We meet his future wife, chanting Hai Rams for Gandhiji and choosing education over marriage. On one s...

Vinyl Café diaries —McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017
Book
2003
51 available of 53 items

A collection of stories about record store owner Dave, his long-suffering wife Morley, and their kids Stephanie and Sam.

I'll be watching —Porter, Pamela, 1956-
Book
2011
9 available of 10 items

When they are orphaned in 1940s Argue, Saskatchewan, sixteen-year-old Ran, fourteen-year-old Nora, twelve-year-old Jim and little Addie find a way to make ends meet under the watchful eye of their ghostly parents. Story ...

Heartland. The complete 12th season
DVD
2020
0 available of 12 items

Season 12 of Heartland sees the Bartlett-Fleming clan dealing with day-to-day challenges and pursuing forgotten dreams. Their strength will be tested as they face personal struggles and must look to one another for guida...

Wind at my back. The complete second season
DVD
2009
2 available of 3 items

After a year of heartache and hardship, Honey plans a new life for herself setting up a new beauty shop and finding a new husband. They rally to face the the difficulties of the Great Depression with humor and love.

Heartland. The complete 11th season
DVD
2018
4 available of 12 items

Amy and Ty find it a challenge to balance their professional schedules with the realities of raising a newborn, especially as Ty's work pulls him away from home from time to time. Nevertheless, Amy is determined to retur...

Heartland. The complete tenth season
DVD
2017
6 available of 10 items

Ty and Amy's pregnancy journey has some bumps along the way to the highly anticipated birth. Also, Mallory returns and Lou explores new business opportunities while holding her own as a single mom. With familiar faces re...

What we all long for —Brand, Dionne, 1953-
Book
2005
1 available of 2 items

The story of a young six-year-old boy, Quy, separated from his family as they are fleeing Vietnam to begin a new life in Canada. Twenty years later his mother still lives in hope of finding him. Meanwhile Quy, now a dang...

Vinyl Cafe 25 years. Volume 1. Dave and Morley stories —McLean, Stuart, 1948-2017, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2019
0 available of 4 items

Stories from the CBC radio show The Vinyl Cafe.

Following the curve of time: the untold story of Capi Blanchet —Converse, Cathy, 1944- author.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

"After her husband died in 1926 from a suspected drowning, Capi Blanchet spent every summer cruising BC's west coast with her five children and their dog in the family's 25-foot boat. The Curve of Time is the book Capi w...

The cure for death by lightning —Anderson-Dargatz, Gail, 1963-
DAISY Sound Recording
2008
1 available of 1 items

Living on her family's farm in British Columbia in the 1940s, 15-year-old Beth Weeks escapes her abusive father and her troubled mother in a friendship with Nora, a young Native woman. Beth struggles to cope, even as she...

The beauty of the moment —Bhathena, Tanaz, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 7 items

"Seventeen-year-old Susan Thomas's future is set. Or so everyone else says. No one knows that her parents are on the verge of a divorce in Canada after years of a happy marriage in Saudi Arabia. Or that Susan wants to be...

Wind at my back The complete third season
DVD
1999
3 available of 3 items

Grace tries to find love, while Honey and Max build their new life together as Bob and Toppy's marriage starts to crumble; the Silver Dome Mine closes, forcing May to restructure her finances and re-open; and more.

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