By Roderick Stewart
Wilfrid Laurier's existence trip took him from a small Quebec village to the Parliament of Canada. He possessed an extraordinary blend of the typical contact and political savvy, which he successfully used to stay leading minister of Canada for fifteen years (1896-1911).
By Rod McQueen
During this enticing ebook, award-winning enterprise author Rod McQueen examines how the pugnacious character and hard-driving management variety of Dominic D'Alessandro led Manulife monetary to its place as one of many greatest and so much ecocnomic lifestyles insurance firms in North the USA, and the fourth biggest on the planet. From D'Alessandro's function within the profitable demutualization and conversion of the corporate to public corporation prestige in 1999, which set the level for Manulife to turn into an international chief, to D'Alessandro's profitable final touch of Canada's greatest cross-border merger, Manulife captures the tale of 15 years of remarkable company management.
By Paul-André Linteau
This ebook tells the attention-grabbing tale of Montreal, Canada, from prehistoric time during the twenty first century. From the Iroquoian neighborhood of Hochelaga to the bustling monetary city that Montreal has develop into, this account describes the social, monetary, political, and cultural forces and tendencies that experience pushed the city’s improvement, laying off mild at the city's French, British, and American impacts. Outlining Montreal's varied ethnic and cultural origins and its strategic geographical place, this energetic account indicates how a small missionary colony based in 1642 constructed right into a best financial urban and cultural heart, the thriving cosmopolitan hub of French-speaking North the US.
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
By Margaret Laurence
"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
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.
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.
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.
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.