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Along the Western Front

Along the Western Front

photographs by Leah Hennel
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tagged : regional, photoessays & documentaries, western provinces, photojournalism

A stunning debut collection of photography focusing on contemporary cowboy culture and the modern ranching lifestyle throughout central and southern Alberta.

Growing up in the city, Leah Hennel would spend summers with her cousins on a farm near Stettler, Alberta, about halfway between Calgary and Edmonton. The ranching and farming lifestyle intrigu …

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Bad Medicine - Revised & Updated

Bad Medicine - Revised & Updated

A Judge’s Struggle for Justice in a First Nations Community – Revised & Updated
by John Reilly
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tagged : indigenous studies, judicial power, lawyers & judges

This revised and updated edition details the latest legal developments surrounding tribal leadership and the state of governance on Canadian reserves.

When Bad Medicine first appeared in 2010 it was an immediate sensation, a Canadian bestseller that sparked controversy and elicited praise nationwide for its unflinchingly honest portrayal of tribal c …

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Bad Judgment – Revised & Updated

Bad Judgment – Revised & Updated

The Myths of First Nations Equality and Judicial Independence in Canada
by John Reilly
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This revised and updated edition looks at the future of the Canadian legal and political systems as they relate to this country’s indigenous communities.

During John Reilly’s more than 30-year career with the Provincial Court of Alberta he became interested in how the Canadian judicial system dealt with Indigenous societies. He saw the failure o …

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Alberta Book

Alberta Book

Photographs by George Webber
photographs by George Webber
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : photoessays & documentaries, photojournalism, regional

George Webber’s latest book of photography focuses on the vernacular architecture, abandoned townscapes and fading commercial signage from 1950s and 1960s rural Alberta.

“The prairies are Webber’s physical and spiritual home. Born and raised in Drumheller and now living in Calgary Webber has a palpable connection to the places he photographs. …

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Calgary through the Eyes of Writers

Calgary through the Eyes of Writers

by Shaun Hunter
edition:Hardcover
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A literary journey around Calgary as seen through the eyes of writers, from its frontier beginnings to today’s contemporary city.

Shaun Hunter tours readers and urban explorers through a place that has captivated writers since 1792. She has selected excerpts from over 150 novels, stories, poems and essays that sing the city’s human and natural t …

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The Secret Marathon

The Secret Marathon

Empowering Women and Girls in Afghanistan through Sport
by Martin Parnell
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Martin Parnell's third book highlighting the power of sport to change lives takes the reader on an inspirational journey into Afghanistan, a country known for political chaos and female oppression.

“The children were stoning us, the people said bad words like ’prostitutes, why don’t you stay at home? You are destroying Islam.’” —Zainab, …

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A Few Feet Short

A Few Feet Short

An Uncommon Journey to Everest
by Jamey Glasnovic
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In the follow-up to his first book, Lost and Found, Jamey Glasnovic ventures into the Himalaya to get away from the monotony of the workaday grind, searching for direction, inspiration and for his place in the world.

From the Kathmandu Valley to the Middle Hills and the highest peaks on the planet, Glasnovic’s journey takes him through the cultura …

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Inner Ranges

Inner Ranges

An Anthology of Mountain Thoughts and Mountain People
by Geoff Powter, foreword by Chris Bonington
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tagged : adventure, mountaineering, essays & travelogues

Winner of the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Award for Climbing Literature
Winner of the 2019 National Outdoor Book Award for Outdoor Literature
Shortlisted for the 2019 Boardman Tasker Award

Inner Ranges brings together an enlightening and entertaining selection of mountain writing by one of Canada’s most respected adventure journalists and thinkers.

Th …

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Quenching the Dragon

Quenching the Dragon

The Canada-China Water Crisis - An RMB Manifesto
by Robert William Sandford
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In this latest RMB Manifesto, Canadian freshwater expert Robert Sandford takes readers to China and shares what it is like to deal with some of the most intractable freshwater problems in the world.

It all started out innocently enough: an airliner over the Pacific and a flight attendant passing out bottles of water. What those bottles represented, …

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Lines on a Map

Lines on a Map

Unparalleled Adventures in Modern Exploration
by Frank Wolf, foreword by John Vaillant
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tagged : polar regions, essays & travelogues, adventure

Shortlisted for the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Award for Adventure Travel

Two decades of adventure writing are captured in this entertaining and inspiring collection of travel journalism by renowned adventurer, writer, filmmaker and environmentalist Frank Wolf.

Lines on a Map is a compilation of Frank Wolf’s best work from the past two decades. Some …

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Total Transition

Total Transition

The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution
by Sandeep Pai & Savannah Carr-Wilson
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Follow the journey of a Canadian and Indian couple, Savannah and Sandeep, as they travel the world to capture the human side of one of the biggest energy transitions of our times – the global shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

In this exciting and provocative new book, readers are taken into the homes of the coal miners who live and work in Jh …

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Northern Light

Northern Light

The Arctic and Subarctic Photography of Dave Brosha
photographs by Dave Brosha, contributions by Paul Zizka & Martin Hartley
edition:Hardcover
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Featuring remarkable landscapes and powerful portraits, Dave Brosha’s first book of photography transports the viewer to stunning Arctic and Subarctic locations.

“Epic, awesome shots …” —Martin Hartley, National Geographic contributing photographer

“Amazing shots …” —Phil Plait, “Bad Astronomy” from Discover magazine

“One of th …

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FEW FEET SHORT, A

FEW FEET SHORT, A

An Uncommon Journey to Everest
by Jamey Glasnovic
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In the follow-up to his first book, Lost and Found, Jamey Glasnovic ventures into the Himalaya to get away from the monotony of the workaday grind, searching for direction, inspiration and for his place in the world.

From the Kathmandu Valley to the Middle Hills and the highest peaks on the planet, Glasnovic’s journey takes him through the cultura …

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Hiking Canada's Great Divide Trail - 3rd Edition

Hiking Canada's Great Divide Trail - 3rd Edition

by Dustin Lynx
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This new, full-colour edition of one of RMB’s bestselling hiking guides has been completely updated and redesigned for a whole new generation of hiking enthusiasts.

Trekking the Continental Divide from the U.S. border to Kakwa Lake is a demanding adventure. In this new edition of the bestselling guidebook devoted to Canada’s 1,200-kilometre Grea …

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The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore

The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore

A Peakbagger’s Guide
by David Crerar & Harry Crerar
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A new, full-colour guidebook for outdoor enthusiasts interested in exploring the dynamic and awe-inspiring peaks and trails of Vancouver’s internationally renowned coastal-mountain landscape.

The beautiful mountains of the North Shore define Vancouver, but few Vancouverites know of the natural beauty and adventure that lies within them, or even th …

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Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 2: Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park

Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 2: Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park

Streams, Lakes, and Hills from Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park
by Theo Dombrowski
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Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps and colour photographs.

The second book in this sure to be popular new series assembles an impressive variety of walks and hikes for visi …

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Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 1: Victoria to Nanaimo

Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 1: Victoria to Nanaimo

Streams, Lakes, and Hills from Victoria to Nanaimo
by Theo Dombrowski
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Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps and colour photographs.

The first book in this highly anticipated new series assembles an impressive variety of walks and hikes for visit …

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Where Rivers Meet

Where Rivers Meet

Photographs and Stories from the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country
by Stephen Legault
edition:Hardcover
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This beautifully produced follow-up to Earth and Sky: Photographs and Stories from Montana and Alberta takes the reader into the glorious front range and spectacular backcountry environs of one of Alberta's most popular and inspiring mountain landscapes.

Until the 1980s, Kananaskis Country, the Bow Valley and Canmore were places most people drove pa …

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Natural Reflections

Natural Reflections

photographs by Mike Grandmaison, text by Robert Peters
edition:Hardcover
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An inspiring and highly original book of photography takes the reader on an unforgettable walk through the vast and wide beauty of “Natural Canada”.

Natural Reflections captures natural beauty from the exceptional viewpoint and unique perspective of Mike Grandmaison’s lens. A singular gallery of images is curated, amplified and informed by the …

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Searching for Tao Canyon

Searching for Tao Canyon

by Pat Morrow; Jeremy Schmidt & Art Twomey
edition:Hardcover
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A stunning book of retro, mind-bending photography that unlocks a hidden world of natural wonder, personal reflection and outdoor adventure.

More than 40 years ago, British Columbia photographer Art Twomey stumbled across a narrow crack in the desert floor in northern Arizona. It was a slot canyon, a stone crevasse – narrow, carved by water, its i …

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West Coast ABCs

West Coast ABCs

by Jocey Asnong
edition:Hardcover
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age: 0 to 3
Grade: p
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Ahoy, away we go! Join bestselling children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong on another colourful journey as she highlights the West Coast region of Canada in this playful alphabet book.

Jocey Asnong's third board book teaches letter recognition while celebrating many familiar landmarks and habitats of coastal British Columbia. Climb with cougars i …

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A Purpose Ridden - Updated Edition

A Purpose Ridden - Updated Edition

A Peakbagger's Guide
by Ryan Correy
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An honest memoir that deconstructs an evolving father–son relationship, uncovers the struggles in becoming one of Canada’s most respected adventure cyclists and the dramatic impact of a recent cancer diagnosis.

In the summer of 1996, a father and his 13-year-old son embarked on a 3400 kilometre bicycle tour across Canada. Affectionately known as …

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Mountain Footsteps

Mountain Footsteps

Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southeastern British Columbia – 4th Edition
by Janice Strong
edition:Paperback
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This new edition of Mountain Footsteps is completely revised and updated, and includes enhanced colour maps and beautiful photos which will breathe new life into the outdoor experience for all outdoor enthusiasts.

 

The trails and routes described in this bestselling guidebook are between the Rocky Mountains in the east and the Purcell Range in the w …

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Marathon Quest

Marathon Quest

Revised and Updated
by Martin Parnell
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An engaging and incredible true story detailing the early days of Martin Parnell's dream to share the healing power of sport with disadvantaged children around the world.

In 2005, during a four-month cycling trip through Africa, Martin Parnell was struck by the power of sport and its ability to bring people together and bring about change. Five year …

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Seeking Stillness

Seeking Stillness

photographs by Olivier Du Tré
edition:Hardcover
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Olivier Du Tré's first book of photography is a profound and haunting portfolio of subtle, quiet and sometimes even sentimental glimpses of life and landscape through the lens of a remarkable artist.

This is the fourth book in RMB's series of original portfolios meant to expose readers to "new eyes" in contemporary photography. The book brings toge …

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The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered

The Canadian Rockies: Rediscovered

photographs by Paul Zizka
edition:Hardcover
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Combining breathtaking landscape images with intriguing portraits of mountain athletes, Paul Zizka’s remarkable new collection of photographs will astound mountain and photography enthusiasts alike.

The Canadian Rockies are some of the most photographed mountains in the world, yet only a small portion of this phenomenal landscape ends up in the fr …

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Honouring High Places

Honouring High Places

The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei
by Junko Tabei; Helen Rolfe, translated by Yumiko Hiraki & Rieko Holtved
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A collection of personal stories and reflections based on the memoirs of Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits.

Honouring High Places is a compelling collection of highlights from Junko Tabei’s stirring life that she considered important, inspiring and interesting to mountaineering culture. Until now, her works …

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Days of Rivers Past

Days of Rivers Past

Reflections on British Columbia's Recreational Steelhead Fishery
by Robert S. Hooton
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Personal and professional thoughts on some of British Columbia’s iconic steelhead rivers, along with considerations on the possible futures these streams face in an era of declining habitat, recreational pressure and a changing climate.

Days of Rivers Past takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the heart of the steelhead fishery. From the …

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Backcountry Avalanche Safety

Backcountry Avalanche Safety

A Guide to Managing Avalanche Risk - 4th Edition
by Tony Daffern
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Essential reading for all outdoor enthusiasts who venture into mountainous terrain where avalanches are common.

In spite of the increasing sophistication of avalanche hazard forecasting, an alarming number of people die every year in backcountry avalanche accidents. This updated edition of Backcountry Avalanche Safety contains the latest information …

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Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the West Coast

Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the West Coast

by Jocey Asnong
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Grade: p to 3
Reading age: 4 to 8
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A colourful, imaginative story for adventurers of all ages that dream of falling asleep on a beach made of stars at the edge of the world.

Surf’s up and it’s time for another Nuptse and Lhotse adventure!

When the cats find Salish, a Purple Ochre Starfish, in a puddle, Nuptse and Lhotse are determined to help Salish get back home. The trio will tr …

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The Hard Work of Hope

The Hard Work of Hope

Climate Change in the Age of Trump
by Robert William Sandford & Dr. Jon O'Riordan
edition:Hardcover
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The Climate Nexus (RMB, 2015) analyzed and explored the economic and social realities facing water, food, energy and biodiversity. The Hard Work of Hope continues this narrative and seeks to develop effective solutions to the growing urgency for global action on climate change.

The Hard Work of Hope builds on events that have transpired since Decemb …

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Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition

Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition

by Andrew Nugara
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The Canadian Rockies in winter are still nothing short of spectacular, and snowshoes provide an easy, fun and exciting way to see some of the best winter scenery Canada has to offer.

 

Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies – 2nd Edition describes 100+ great routes for snowshoers of all levels – from beginners who have never snowshoed, to experience …

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Backcountry Avalanche Safety - 4th Edition

Backcountry Avalanche Safety - 4th Edition

A Guide to Managing Avalanche Risk
by Tony Daffern
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Essential reading for all outdoor enthusiasts who venture into mountainous terrain where avalanches are common.

 

In spite of the increasing sophistication of avalanche hazard forecasting, an alarming number of people die every year in backcountry avalanche accidents. This updated edition of Backcountry Avalanche Safety contains the latest informatio …

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Discovering Animals: English * French * Cree

Discovering Animals: English * French * Cree

illustrated by Neepin Auger
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Grade: p to k
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The third book in this colourful and unique series introduces preschool and kindergarten classrooms interested in learning English, French or Cree as a second language to everyday words using original and vibrant illustrations.

Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to …

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Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia

Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia

by Aileen Stalker & Tony Keen
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Snowshoeing is the fastest growing winter sport in North America. With this new guidebook, outdoor enthusiasts interested in stepping out of their skis and into a pair of snowshoes will be able to find some of British Columbia’s most enjoyable trails.

Snowshoe Trails in Southwestern British Columbia offers readers information on over 35 routes. Ra …

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The Green Horse

The Green Horse

My Early Years in the Canadian Rockies – A Park Warden’s Story
by Dale Portman
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An inspiring, humorous and adventure-packed mountain memoir that takes the reader on a journey into western Canada’s backcountry parks during the raucous 1960s and 1970s.

Born in the west but raised initially in the east, Dale Portman was eight years old when his family headed back to the land of the Rockies. Growing up in Calgary, he was introduc …

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Carbon Play

Carbon Play

The Candid Observations of a Carbon Pioneer
by Robert William Falls
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An insider’s look at the complex, inspiring and surprisingly entertaining world of international negotiations, technology and diplomacy relating to the carbon industry, environmental management and climate mitigation.

Carbon Play follows Robert Falls’s unique and extraordinary journey in the worlds of academia, politics and corporate “big ener …

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At Home in Nature

At Home in Nature

A Life of Unknown Mountains and Deep Wilderness
by Rob Wood
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The compelling story of one family’s life among the rugged landscapes of British Columbia's Coast Mountains, converting youthful ideals, raw land and a passion for the outdoors into a practical off-grid homestead.

Rob Wood grew up in a village on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, where he eventually developed a preoccupation with rock climbing. Aft …

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