Canada

Wings Across Canada: An Illustrated History of Canadian Aviation

By Peter Pigott

From the eccentric Fairey conflict to the lethal-looking CF-18, from smooth airliners that experience no defects (and no personality) to the vintage North big name (which had both), here's the final word line-up of the airplane that experience served Canadians within the final century. With over 100 pictures of 50 historical planes, Wings throughout Canada is a retrospective of Canada’s aeronautical expertise. This ebook doesn't evaluate the planes, nor declare that each one are "classics" within the conventional experience of the note. as a substitute, it's a party of a love affair with plane that every one served a goal of their personal time.

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Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

Among the $64000 tales that have to be informed approximately noteworthy Canadians, Lincoln Alexander’s sits on the best of the checklist. Born in Toronto in 1922, the son of a maid and a railway porter, Alexander launched into an exemplary lifestyles direction that has concerned army provider for his kingdom, a profitable political profession, a thriving legislation occupation, and vocal advocacy on matters starting from antiracism to the significance of education.

In this biography, Shoveller lines a notable sequence of occasions from Alexander’s formative years to the current that assisted in shaping the charismatic and influential chief whose effect is still felt this present day. From dealing with down racism to demanding the postwar Ontario institution, changing into Canada’s first black member of Parliament, pleasing royalty as Ontario’s lieutenant-governor, and serving as chancellor of 1 of Canada’s prime universities, Alexander’s is the last word, uplifting Canadian luck tale, the embodiment of what defines Canada.

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Last Message (Seven (the series))

By Shane Peacock

Adam has an excellent lifestyles in Buffalo: nice mom and dad, a lovely female friend, enough grades. he isn't the simplest at whatever, yet he isn't the worst both. He secretly lusts after Vanessa, the most popular woman at school, and whilst his lifeless grandfather's will stipulates that he cross on a challenge to France, Adam figures he may well simply have an opportunity to provoke Vanessa and alter his existence from reliable to nice. whilst he will get to France, he discovers he has no longer one yet 3 near-impossible projects prior to him. He additionally discovers a gloomy and shameful episode from his grandfather's prior, anything Adam is meant to catch up on. yet how can he do this while he slightly speaks the language and his projects develop into progressively more risky? regardless of the chances, Adam reveals the way to satisfy his grandfather's needs and, within the technique, develop into helpful of bearing his name.
   Adam's adventures begin in Separated, a part of The Seven Prequels and proceed in Double You, a part of The Seven Sequels.

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Canadian History for Dummies

By Will Ferguson

A wild journey via Canadian background, absolutely revised and updated!

This re-creation of Canadian historical past For Dummies takes readers on an exciting experience via Canadian background, from indigenous local cultures and early French and British settlements via Paul Martin's shaky minority executive. This well timed replace gains the entire most recent, up to date findings in ancient and archeological study. In his trademark irreverent variety, Will Ferguson celebrates Canada's double-gold in hockey on the 2002 Olympics, investigates Jean Chrétien's choice to not perform the struggle in Iraq, and dissects the hot sponsorship scandal.

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The New Democracy Wars: The Politics of North American Democracy Promotion in the Americas (The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series)

By Neil A. Burron

Burron presents a serious research of Canadian and US democracy advertising within the Americas. He concentrates on Haiti, Peru, and Bolivia specifically yet situates them inside of a bigger research of Canadian and US international coverage - bilateral and nearby - within the components of alternate, funding, international relations, safeguard and, for the us, the battle on medications. His major argument is that democracy promoting is sometimes formulated to boost advertisement, geopolitical and protection goals that clash with a real dedication to democratic improvement. Given this extensive scope, the ebook is definitely situated to give a contribution to a couple of debates in comparative Latin American politics and overseas political economic system (IPE) with a spotlight on North-South kinfolk within the hemisphere.

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A People's History of Quebec

Revealing a little-known a part of North American historical past, this full of life consultant tells the attention-grabbing story of the cost of the St. Lawrence Valley. It additionally tells of the Montreal and Quebec-based explorers and investors who traveled, mapped, and inhabited a really huge a part of North the USA, and “embrothered the peoples” they met, as Jack Kerouac wrote.Connecting daily life to the occasions that emerged as historic turning issues within the lifetime of a humans, this ebook sheds new mild on Quebec’s 450-year history––and at the old forces that lie in the back of its fresh efforts to achieve independence.

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1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. & Canada Before You Die

By Patricia Schultz

it is the phenomenon: 1,000 locations to determine sooner than You Die has 2.2 million copies in print and has spent a hundred and forty four weeks and relying on The ny Times bestseller list.

Now, transport in time for the millions of tourists heading out for summer season journeys, comes 1,000 areas to work out within the U.S.A. & Canada sooner than You Die. Sail the Maine Windjammers out of Camden. discover the gold-mining trails in Alaska's Denali desert. gather unique shells at the shores of Captiva. Take a fish fry travel of Kansas City—from Arthur Bryant's to Gates to B.B.'s Lawnside to Danny Edward's to LC's to Snead's. there is the ice resort in Quebec, the nice Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, cowboy poetry readings, what to do in Louisville after the Derby's over, and for each urban, dozens of unforeseen feedback and crucial destinations.

The e-book is prepared through quarter, and subject-specific indices within the again kind the publication via interest—wilderness, nice eating, most sensible shores, world-class museums, activities and adventures, highway journeys, and extra. there is additionally an index that breaks out the easiest locations for households with teenagers. Following every one access is the nuts and bolts: addresses, web content, cellphone numbers, bills, most sensible instances to visit.

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The Monkey Puzzle Tree

By Sonia Tilson

"Early encounters with malign grownup strength mark Gillian Davies as a model marks flesh. In Sonia Tilson's superbly designed novel, we see how in all her relationships—family, associates, paintings, love—Gillian is either important and broken, keen but limited. Tilson's enticing tale incorporates a host of memorable minor characters on either side of the Atlantic, and it culminates in a so much pleasing confront-the-abuser scene. a good first novel."—Cynthia Flood

Gillian Davies was six years outdated while she used to be despatched to a remote Welsh village to get away the Blitz. She was once informed she used to be fortunate: the entire different evacuees  were billeted in humble cottages whereas she was to reside in Maenordy, the remoted manor house up at the hill. but it used to be the following, during this position of meant convenience and safety, that she suffered sexual abuse, the disgrace of which would alienate her from her mother and hang-out her for the remainder of her life.

Decades later, Gillian resides in Canada and with a son and a granddaughter of her personal while she gets observe that her mom is dying. Though she hasn’t returned to Wales when you consider that she left it as a tender woman, she now rushes back impulsively, made up our minds to bare in the end to her mom what happened her as a baby. yet can she?

Alternating among earlier and current, global conflict II Wales and Canada, The Monkey Puzzle Tree is the passionate and aggravating account of Gillian’s fight to just accept her childhood trauma, forgive her mom, and confront her abuser—who turns out, she discovers, to be as risky as ever.

"The Monkey Puzzle Tree is an emotional mystery.  It is annoying, clever and compulsively readable."—Mary Borsky

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Montreal & Quebec City (City Guide)

By Gregor Clark, Timothy N. Hornyak

“Few towns can compete with Montreal’s mixture of meals, gala's and fun-centric residing. This bohemian, culture-loving urban has many virtues, now not least of that's its uncanny skill to astonish.”—Timothy Hornyak, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside this book
152 hand-picked restaurants
143 retailers to explore
37 museums and galleries
22 live-music venues
7 fascinating local walks
Comprehensive map section
Feature assurance of most sensible sights
Range of making plans tools
Also comprises in-depth insurance of Quebec urban

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Canada in Cities: The Politics and Policy of Federal-Local Governance (Fields of Governance: Policy Making in Canadian Municipalities)

By Katherine A.H. Graham, Caroline Andrew

The federal executive and its guidelines remodel Canadian towns in myriad methods. Canada in towns examines this dating to higher comprehend the interaction between altering demographics, how neighborhood governments and electorate body their arguments for federal motion, and the ways that the nationwide govt makes use of its energy and assets to form city Canada. so much experiences of neighborhood governance in Canada specialise in politics and coverage inside of towns. The essays during this assortment flip such research on its head, through interpreting federal courses, instead of municipal ones, and gazing how they impression neighborhood guidelines and paintings with neighborhood gurus and civil societies. via a chain of case reports - starting from federal coverage relating Aboriginal humans in towns, to the creation of the federal gasoline tax move to municipalities, to the impression of Canada's emergency administration rules on towns - the individuals offer insights approximately how federal politics impact the neighborhood political enviornment. reading federal activities in varied coverage fields, the authors discover significant styles of federal motion and consequence in Canadian towns. A well timed contribution, Canada in towns bargains a complete learn of numerous parts of municipal public coverage that experience emerged in Canada in fresh years.

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