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Women in the Canadian Academic Tundra: Challenging the Chill
Women in the Canadian Academic Tundra: Challenging the Chill
by Elena Hannah
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Recently we have seen a heightened awareness of the unequal treatment of women in the academic community in general and, in particular, of how part-time, sessional, and contract positions are being used to exploit academics. Women in the Canadian... (read more)

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Raincoast Chronicles 18 (Raincoast Chronicles)
Raincoast Chronicles 18 (Raincoast Chronicles)
by Howard White
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Where land meets sea, strange things happen, and most of them end up as stories. Like new driftlogs on a gravel beach, nine of the best are gathered here in issue number eighteen of the bestselling Raincoast Chronicles series. From a study of log barging... (read more)

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Best Tales of the Yukon: Including the Classic "Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee"
Best Tales of the Yukon: Including the Classic "Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee"
by Robert W Service
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In 1904, the Canadian Bank of Commerce transferred teller Robert W. Service to the Yukon Territory. Soon, he was famous as the poet who chronicled the Klondike gold rush and the savage beauty of the frozen north. His tales of hard-bitten propectors and... (read more)

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Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?
Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?
by Geo F. Takach
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One little question propels both author and reader on a genre-bending quest to find the elusive essence of a Canadian province built on sturdy stereotypes of oil-spoiled, beef-eating, bible-thumping rednecks devoid of class or culture. Through essay... (read more)

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John Franklin (Quest Library)
John Franklin (Quest Library)
by John Wilson
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Franklins exploration of Canadas arctic seacoast in 1845 ended in the demise of him and his crew, but the search for clues to their fate helped open up the North.... (read more)

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Discrimination and Denial
Discrimination and Denial
by Clayton James Mosher
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This book examines the historical antecedents of systemic racism in Canadaas legal and criminal justice systems, with a particular focus on the experiences of Asians and Blacks in the province of Ontario.... (read more)

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Raincoast Chronicles 15 (Raincoast Chronicles)
Raincoast Chronicles 15 (Raincoast Chronicles)
by Harbour Publishing
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Issue number fifteen!... (read more)

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Shakedown: How Our Government Is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights
Shakedown: How Our Government Is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights
by Ezra Levant
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"I was at a low moment, and beginning to fear that our adversarial culture was dying and the open society was losing its will to resist, when Ezra Levant showed that every citizen has the birthright of a little spark, and a grown-up duty to kindle... (read more)

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University of Alberta Library
University of Alberta Library
by Merrill Distad
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The University of Alberta Library is now the second largest library in Canada and one of the top twenty academic research libraries in North America. Over the past one hundred years it has gone through reconstruction and moves, additions of new wings... (read more)

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Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-Ships
Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-Ships
by Peter Wilto Johnson
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A line of nervous young women got off a ship in Victoria Harbour in 1862 and had to walk the gauntlet between two rows of jostling, eager men. Why did these shiploads of women leave everything behind in England and come to the west coast.The answers lie... (read more)

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Bad Date
Bad Date
by Trevor Greene
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Vancouvers downtown East-side neighborhood, the poorest postal code in Canada, is a ten-block compound of poverty, pain, and despair in a sparkling, healthy, rich city. In the parlance of the street, this area is known as Low Track, where drug-addicted... (read more)

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Naming Canada: Stories about Canadian Place Names
Naming Canada: Stories about Canadian Place Names
by Alan Rayburn
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Discover how some of Canada's most unusual place names came to be. Seventy-six essays, including fifteen new to this edition, updated to include changes, corrections, and new names to the year 2000.... (read more)

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Getting to the Bubble: More Stories That Shimmer and Pop
Getting to the Bubble: More Stories That Shimmer and Pop
by Mike Mccardell
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Mike McCardell has earned the loyalty of hundreds of thousands of fans for his tongue-in-cheek investigative reporting and human-interest stories. He is the author of the bestselling Unlikely Love Stories, Here's Mike, Chasing the Story God, Back Alley... (read more)

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Thin Ice: Coming of Age in Canada
Thin Ice: Coming of Age in Canada
by Bruce Mccall
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His skates were too small. Or they didn't match. Or they were that ultimate humiliation for a boy trying to play hockey--girls' white figure skates. Add to young Bruce McCall's shabby equipment his pencil-thin wrists, weak ankles, and, as he puts it... (read more)

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Heading for Home
Heading for Home
by Zahava Hanan
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Zahava Hanan's struggle to save her ranch in Alberta from the threat of industrial pollution makes Heading for Home a modern tale on an epic scale. For twenty years she fought for her rights in Western Canada. Heading for Home gives a very warm account... (read more)

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So, You Want to Be Canadian: All about the Most Fascinating People in the World and the Magical Place They Call Home
So, You Want to Be Canadian: All about the Most Fascinating People in the World and the Magical Place They Call Home
by Kerry Colburn
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Kerry Colburn is the co-author of The Rebound Journal, My Fabulous Life and My Dysfunctional Life. She lives in San Francisco. Rob Sorensen is originally from from Edmonton, Alberta, but now lives in San Francisco, where he left his heart.... (read more)

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Martha Black: Her Story from the Dawson Gold Fields to the Halls of Parliament
Martha Black: Her Story from the Dawson Gold Fields to the Halls of Parliament
by Martha Louise Black
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Adventurous Martha Black headed for the Klondike in 1898. After working placer gold claims, she became a successful businesswoman, and was elected to the Canadian Parliament at age 70.... (read more)

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Understanding Canada's Voluntary Sector
Understanding Canada's Voluntary Sector
by Peter Rene Elson
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The relationships between governments and the voluntary sector in Canada are long-standing and complex. Beginning with an historical overview of developments in voluntary sector-government relations from 1600 to 1930, High Ideals and Noble Intentions... (read more)

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Trafficking in Sheep: A Memoir: From Off-Broadway, New York, to Blue Island, Nova Scotia
Trafficking in Sheep: A Memoir: From Off-Broadway, New York, to Blue Island, Nova Scotia
by Anne Barclay Priest
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A poignant story of one woman's determination to start a life anew in idyllic Nova Scotia, far away from her jetsetting-New Yorker roots.... (read more)

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Grass Beyond the Mountains: Discovering the Last Great Cattle Frontier
Grass Beyond the Mountains: Discovering the Last Great Cattle Frontier
by Richmond P Jr Hobson
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Richmond P. Hobson Jr. (1907-1966) was born in Washington, DC, where he worked with pack outfits, survey crews, and construction gangs, saving, all the while, to buy a cattle ranch. He came to Canada after the stock market crash of the late 1920s. He and... (read more)

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