Nova Scotia Adventure Guide

This advisor zeroes in totally on Canada's Nova Scotia province, the attractions, the actions, the place to stick and masses extra. this is often according to our a lot greater consultant to all of the Atlantic Provinces. mountain climbing, trout and salmon fishing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, biking, kayaking, exploring, puffin recognizing - realize these kinds of adventures and extra in a global of pristine waters, rugged slopes, breathtaking seascapes, subtle towns, historical cities and distant desolate tract parts. The e-book additionally bargains info at the neighborhood flora and fauna, together with moose, caribou, bears, seals and whales. entire eating place and resort details. images and maps.

"... a very good consultant for sightseers and adventurers. [The authors] depart no actual or cultural stone unturned. hugely recommended." -- Passport publication

"In making plans a visit to Nova Scotia (somewhere i have not been) I used this booklet broadly. We get pleasure from climbing, kayaking and basic sight-seeing. This booklet not just supplied info on open air actions but additionally on accommodation, eating and using in addition to the historical past of the components in Nova Scotia. It offers a wealth of knowledge and made our remain even more relaxing than if we simply went there now not figuring out whatever. We introduced it alongside and it used to be a crucial reference for us as we toured the province. I hugely suggest it. After interpreting a number of shuttle books, this used to be the easiest one and the single one we took on our trip." -- DM Dugan.

"This booklet is superb. What I rather loved was once that it pointed out small walks that may be taken within the parts that we visited, in addition to archeological websites and flora and fauna viewing parts, all in my components of interest." -- Sheila Ferrari.

"We love japanese Canada and feature traveled there again and again. There are elements defined during this books that we've got now not obvious and would really like to determine. " -- R. Satelmajer

"Barbara and Stillman Rogers have created a consultant to Atlantic Canada that's complete and significant, but by no means diminishes the attraction of this too little explored quarter of Canada. This "adventure" advisor is for either the beginner and skilled vacationer. Very functional -- together with pointers on how to not get caught on a muddy highway. If the Rogers have not discovered each corner and cranny in Atlantic Canada, then there is not one worthy seeing. i would not go away domestic for Atlantic advisor with out this ebook tucked into my backpack." -- Anne Carol Burgess

"The Canadian provinces of recent Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador provide a wide selection of geography, topography, traditional wonders, and leisure assets. this is often an awesome nearby making plans and shuttle consultant for every thing from poultry gazing, fossil looking and mountain climbing, to boating, snowboarding, horseback driving, and mountaineering, to comfortable eating, cozy lodgings, and masses, even more. even if its an afternoon journey, a weekend away, or a longer holiday, this has the entire info to create and revel in excellent stories and life-long memories." -- Midwest e-book overview

"... a really thorough guide.... this can be certainly the publication to take with you to Atlantic Canada." -- Travelwriter Marketletter

"Jam-packed with helpful details, the hefty quantity (620 pages) has an easy-to-follow structure with lots of useful trip assistance. integrated are tips about the place to stick and consume, plus designated heritage on what to do and notice, the place and whilst. no matter if you are looking for a cultural and eco-travel event, wildlife-watching, fishing and tenting websites, or only a restful respite from a run of the mill workaday global, the Rogers can consultant you to a worthwhile outside getaway." -- common Flyer journal

"Although the first version of this booklet was once fabulous, the 2d version is even higher. we have now used it to devise a number of journeys, and the authors' write-ups have urged us within the correct course whenever. good geared up, with a entire index, and assurance is certain and good written. We hugely suggest it!" -- Amazon shoppers

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The Diviners (Phoenix Fiction)

By Margaret Laurence

In The Diviners, Morag Gunn, a center elderly author who lives in a farmhouse at the Canadian prairie, struggles to appreciate the loneliness of her eighteen-year-old daughter. With strange wit and intensity, Morag acknowledges that she wishes solitude and paintings up to she wishes the affection of her relations. With an afterword by means of Margaret Atwood.

"Mrs. Laurence's [novel] is either poetic and muscular, and her heroine is definitely one of many extra humane, unglorified, unpolemical, plausible ladies to have seemed in contemporary fiction."—The New Yorker

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Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship (Studies in Comparative Political Economy and Public Policy)

The first in-depth research of transitority paintings in Canada, Leah F. Vosko's very important new ebook examines a couple of very important developments, together with the commodification of labour strength; the decline of the full-time, full-year activity as a norm; and the gendered personality of winning employment relationships. Spanning the interval from the past due 19th to the past due 20th century, transitority paintings lines the evolution of the transitority employment courting in Canada and locations it in a world context. It explores how, and to what quantity, 'temporary paintings' is turning into a norm for a various body of workers within the labour industry, taking gender as a primary lens of analysis.

Recent scholarship emphasizes that the character of labor is altering, bringing up the unfold of non-standard different types of employment and the increase in women's participation within the labour strength. Vosko confirms that very important adjustments are certainly happening within the labour industry, yet argues that those adjustments are top understood in old, fiscal and political contexts. This booklet should be precious to lecturers in numerous disciplines in addition to to coverage analysts and practitioners.

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Pierre Berton's War of 1812

By Pierre Berton

To commemorate the bi-centenary of the battle of 1812, Anchor Canada brings jointly Pierre Berton's groundbreaking books at the topic. The Invasion of Canada is a amazing account of the war's first yr and the occasions that led as much as it; Pierre Berton transforms heritage into an engrossing narrative that reads like a fast paced novel. Drawing on own memoirs and diaries in addition to authentic dispatches, the writer has been in a position to get contained in the characters of the boys who fought the struggle - the typical infantrymen in addition to the generals, the bureaucrats and the profiteers, the traitors and the loyalists.

The Canada-U.S. border used to be in flames because the conflict of 1812 persevered. York's parliament structures have been on fireplace, Niagara-on-the-Lake burned to the floor and Buffalo lay in ashes. Even the yank capital of Washington, a long way to the south, was once placed to the torch. The struggle of 1812 had develop into one of many 19th century's bloodiest struggles.

Flames around the Border is a compelling evocation of struggle at its so much primeval - the muddy fields, the frozen forests and the ominous waters the place males fought and died. Pierre Berton skilfully captures the braveness, selection and terror of the common soldier, giving new size and clean standpoint to this early clash among the 2 rising countries of North the USA.

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Into the Heart of the Country

By Pauline Holdstock

Set in eighteenth-century Churchill, this compelling new novel takes the reader deep into unexplored territory. showing purely fleetingly within the ancient list of the Hudson's Bay corporation are the local girls who lived on the company's Prince of Wales castle and served as "country wives" to the ecu investors -- and whose survival used to be sure, for larger or worse, to the fortunes of these males. throughout greater than centuries, the mixed-blood girl Mary Norton, daughter of Governor Moses and private favorite of the explorer Samuel Hearne, speaks to us from her desires. because the tale of her liaison with Hearne unfolds, we movement towards its tragic outcomes. whilst their small society is torn aside by way of a French assault at the fortress, Mary and the opposite girls locate themselves and their little ones deserted via their British masters. Now -- in a single of history's merciless ironies -- they have to fend for themselves within the harsh state from which their very own ancestors sprang. Unflinching, strong and wealthy in ethical ambiguity, this haunting novel explores a sad assembly of cultures that also reverberates at this time.

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Rush: The Illustrated History

By Martin Popoff

During this superbly designed, richly illustrated heritage, prolific rock journalist and famous Rush authority Martin Popoff follows the world-conquering exploits of Geddy Lee, Neil Peart and Alex Lifeson from the band's formation in Toronto greater than 4 many years in the past to their 2012 Clockwork Angels free up and next global journey. Popoff's stellar historical past is complemented by way of LP stories from a slate of extremely popular track writers, an intensive discography compiled through the writer himself, and greater than four hundred images and articles of memorabilia, working the gamut from candid behind the curtain photographs and concert images to photograph sleeves, gig posters, interval print advertisements, price tag stubs, behind the scenes passes, and extra. the result's a visually beautiful and authoritative assessment befitting the rock band with one of many world's such a lot committed fan bases.

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Picture Gallery of Canadian History, Volume 3: 1830 to 1900

By C. W. Jefferys

Heritage academics have in mind! here's one quantity three of my favorite assets for instructing Canadian historical past.

Dr. C. W. Jefferys used to be one among Canada's most popular ancient artists and his three-volume "Picture Gallery of Canadian History" is perhaps his best-known success. His hundreds and hundreds of conscientiously researched photographs of artifacts, humans, areas and episodes from Canadian background supply a "treasure residence of data approximately this country's past."

Vol.1 - Discovery to 1900
Vol.2 - 1763 to 1830
Vol.3 - 1839 to 1900

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The Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers (CBC Massey Lecture)

The CBC Massey Lectures, an annual broadcasting fixture for greater than forty five years and Canada’s preeminent public lecture sequence, featured many of the most interesting talks by way of the various maximum minds of recent occasions. during this amazing assortment, significant thinkers supply passionate polemics at the significant problems with the twentieth century. listed below are King on race and prejudice; Galbraith on economics and poverty; Jacobs on Canadian towns and Quebec separatism; Goodman at the ethical ambiguity of the USA; Brandt on foreign peace; Kierans on globalism and the countryside; and masses extra. Their phrases not just have significant historic importance but in addition stay highly suitable to the issues we are facing this day. ultimately, a variety of those “lost” lectures is obtainable to a global so hungry for, and but in such brief offer of, cutting edge rules. The misplaced Massey Lectures comprises an advent by means of veteran CBC manufacturer Bernie Lucht.

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The Great Escape: A Canadian Story

By Ted Barris

A different retelling of WWII’s so much dramatic get away, advised via first-hand memories of the warriors who skilled it.

at the evening of March 24, 1944, eighty Commonwealth airmen crawled via a 336-foot-long tunnel and slipped into the wooded area past the twine of Stalag Luft III, a German POW compound close to Sagan, Poland. the development grew to become referred to as &8220;The nice Escape,&8220; an complicated breakout greater than a yr within the making, concerning as many as 2,000 POWs operating with awesome coordination, intelligence, and bold. but inside a number of days, all yet 3 of the escapees have been recaptured. for that reason, 50 have been murdered, cremated, and buried in a distant nook of the felony camp.

yet such a lot don’t understand the genuine tale in the back of the good break out. Now, at the eve of its seventieth anniversary, Ted Barris writes of the major gamers within the get away try, those that acquired away, those that didn’t, and their households at home.

Barris marshals groundbreaking learn right into a compelling firsthand account. For the 1st time, The nice Escape retells the most amazing episodes in WWII without delay during the eyes of these who skilled it.

Joint Winner of the Libris Award for Non-Fiction ebook of the 12 months 2014
Globe and Mail Bestseller
Toronto Star Bestseller

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