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  • Hometown Asylum

    A History and Memoir of Institutional Care by

    Starting in 1911, and for many years, the Alberta Hospital Ponoka, or AHP, was the largest and highest-population psychiatric institution in the Western Canadian Province of Alberta. It was also located on the outskirts of Jack Martin’s hometown, ...


  • Garnish

    My Hometown, My Story by

    I was born in Garnish where I received my early education. I went on to study Naval Architecture at the Marine Institute in St. John’s, which led to a forty year career as a designer at Marystown Shipyard in Marystown, NL; but my life was about much ...


  • From Dean to Dand

    The Wanderings of One Branch of the Hathaway Family from England to the Canadian Prairies by

    From Dean to Dand follows the Hathaway patronymic from its inception in the Forest of Dean in Wales, when it was recorded in the Domesday Book. The family spread across England before crossing the Atlantic to the American colonies. One branch of the ...


  • Wheatfield Empire

    The Listener's Guide to The Guess Who by

    Winnipeg’s The Guess Who are Canada’s original international rock n’ roll superstars. But despite the band’s enduring popularity, no one has assembled a comprehensive history of their recording career… until now. In exquisite detail that serious ...


  • Jim Crow Also Lived Here

    Structural Racism And Generational Poverty - Growing Up Black in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia by

    Many people believe that racism and discrimination against those of African descent was primarily an American experience. However, this book dispels that myth by recounting Leonard Albert Paris’s first eighteen years (1948–1966), growing up as a ...


  • My Oatway Harrison Story

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    The Canadian prairies at the turn of the twentieth century was a land of opportunity, but struggle and trial waited around every corner. The Oatway and Harrison families were pioneers in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. My Oatway Harrison ...


  • Historic Shipwrecks of the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia

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    British Columbia’s rugged Southern Gulf Islands enticed many pioneers, explorers, colonists, miners, and adventurers in the mid 19th century. Fog, wind, strong currents and the lack of aids to navigation made navigating these striking and ...


  • Love in the Air

    Second World War Letters by

    Love in the Air tells the story of a love that blossoms when an ambitious farm girl from Saskatchewan and a charming musician from Ontario lock eyes one night during a wartime social. But duty soon calls, and with a ring sealing the promise of a ...


  • A Time to Run

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    Set within documented historical events of WW II and modern Afghanistan’s war-torn battlefields, you will be caught up in one man’s dream to redefine history. Retired Veteran, Lieutenant Albert Connor, is daily tormented by global news reminding him ...


  • On Cold Iron

    A Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by

    When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer ...