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Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice

Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces
by Sarah Carter
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Many of Canada’s most famous suffragists lived and campaigned in the Prairie provinces, which led the way in granting women the right to vote and hold office. In Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice, Sarah Carter challenges the myth that grateful male legislators simply handed women the vote when it was asked for. Settler suffragists worked lon …

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Along the Western Front

Along the Western Front

photographs by Leah Hennel
edition:Hardcover
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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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British Columbia

British Columbia

A New Historical Atlas
by Derek Hayes
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Early depictions of the West Coast were no more than cartographers’ fanciful guesses. Not until the discovery of “soft gold”—sea otter pelts—and the quest to find a Northwest Passage did explorations, such as the epic voyage of George Vancouver, lead to a better understanding of the region’s geography. Even so, until the gold rush of 18 …

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River of Dreams

River of Dreams

A Journey through Milk River Country
by Liz Bryan
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A picturesque, reflective journey along the route of the ancient Milk River, from southern Alberta into northern Montana.

The Milk River is a small and dreamy river, flowing lazily through some of the loneliest lands of North America, the dry plains of Alberta and Montana. Dwarfed by such giants as the Saskatchewan and Mississippi Rivers, it is inde …

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The Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia

The Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia

by Jenny Clayton, foreword by Janet Austin
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The office of Lieutenant Governor has been a constant in British Columbia from the province’s colonial beginnings to the modern era. Originally tasked with selecting the province’s premier and giving royal assent to provincial legislation, and invested with the power to dismiss governments, the role of the Crown’s representative has continual …

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109 Walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

109 Walks in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

by John Halliday & Alice Purdey
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A fully updated edition of the Lower Mainland’s bestselling walking guidebook, featuring a wider range of trails than ever before.

Since its first edition in 1976, 109 Walks has guided more than 100,000 locals and visitors alike to the best viewpoints, urban forests, and coastal headlands of British Columbia’s stunning Lower Mainland. This lates …

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Ruling Out Art

Ruling Out Art

Media Art Meets Law in Ontario’s Censor Wars
by Taryn Sirove
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In the 1980s, the Ontario Board of Censors began to subject media artists’ work to the same cuts, bans, and warning labels as commercial film. This innovative exploration of how art and law intersected in the ensuing censor wars turns a spotlight on the powerful role that artists can play in the administration of culture. When artists and their a …

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Best Places to Bird in Ontario

Best Places to Bird in Ontario

by Kenneth Burrell & Michael Burrell
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An insider’s guide to the best birding in Ontario, featuring thirty highly recommended sites.

It’s no secret: Ontario’s rich natural landscape and diverse wildlife provides some of the most exceptional birdwatching Canada has to offer, attracting thousands of bird-lovers each year.

In this user-friendly guidebook, local experts Mike and Ken Bur …

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Doing Politics Differently?

Doing Politics Differently?

Women Premiers in Canada’s Provinces and Territories
edited by Sylvia Bashevkin
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Women have reached the highest levels of political office in Canada’s provinces and territories, but what difference has their rise to the top made? In Doing Politics Differently? leading researchers from across the country assess the track records of eleven premiers, including their impact on policies of particular interest to women and their in …

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Nothing to Write Home About

Nothing to Write Home About

British Family Correspondence and the Settler Colonial Everyday in British Columbia
by Laura Ishiguro
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Nothing to Write Home About uncovers the significance of British family correspondence sent between the United Kingdom and British Columbia between 1858 and 1914. Drawing on thousands of letters, Laura Ishiguro offers insights into epistolary topics including familial intimacy and conflict, everyday concerns such as boredom and food, and what corre …

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Island Craft

Island Craft

Your Guide to the Breweries of Vancouver Island
by Jon C. Stott
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Winner of a 2020 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

A timely exploration of the vibrant and growing craft beer scene on Vancouver Island.

Hopheads, rejoice! Take the ultimate beer-lover’s road trip from Victoria, BC’s craft beer capital, to Campbell River, visiting almost forty craft breweries and brewpubs in between. Your guide? Jon Stott, …

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The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain

The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain

The True Adventures of Coola and Grinder
by Shelley Hrdlitschka & Rae Schidlo
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Grade: p to 3
Reading age: 4 to 8
tagged : bears, animal welfare, zoology

Starred Selection, Best Books for Kids and Teens

A beautifully illustrated and educational children's book that tells the true life story of Grouse Mountain's famous resident grizzly bears.

Coola and Grinder are two adult grizzly bears living at the “peak of Vancouver” on Grouse Mountain. For the past eighteen years they have been among the mount …

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Portraits of Greater Vancouver

text by Constance Brissenden
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A stunning, full-colour souvenir book highlighting Greater Vancouver's best attractions.

With its spectacular setting between sea, mountains, and sky, Vancouver is one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. This showy keepsake, featuring stunning photographs, captures the diverse neighbourhoods and attractions of Vancouver, and its outly …

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Trout School

Trout School

Lessons from a Fly-Fishing Master
by Mark Hume, with Mo Bradley
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From the wisdom of fishing legend Mo Bradley, an essential guide to fly fishing for trout in the Thompson-Okanagan.

Among fly fishers, the Kamloops region in British Columbia’s Thompson-Okanagan is known as one of the best places in the world for catching trout. It owes its reputation in part to Mo Bradley, a man of humble origins now known as a p …

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Alberta Book

Alberta Book

Photographs by George Webber
photographs by George Webber
edition:Hardcover
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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
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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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Iron Road West

Iron Road West

An Illustrated History of British Columbia’s Railways
by Derek Hayes
edition:Hardcover
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British Columbia wouldn’t exist without the railway; the province was brought into the Canadian Confederation in 1871 in exchange for the promise of a transcontinental line to the West Coast. It was the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1886 that set off economic development in the province, created the city of Vancouver and spurred othe …

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Postsecondary Education in British Columbia

Postsecondary Education in British Columbia

Public Policy and Structural Development, 1960–2015
by Robert Cowin
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The literature about postsecondary education in British Columbia has largely focused on public colleges and universities, while paying less attention to vocational colleges, apprenticeship, continuing education, and private institutions. Robert Cowin addresses that gap. He provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of the contemporary provi …

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Our Voices Must Be Heard

Our Voices Must Be Heard

Women and the Vote in Ontario
by Tarah Brookfield
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In 1844, seven widows dared to cast ballots in an election in Canada West, a display of feminist effrontery that was quickly punished: the government struck a law excluding women from the vote. It would be seven decades before women regained voting rights in Ontario. Our Voices Must Be Heard explores Ontario’s suffrage history, examining its idea …

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Great Canadian Ghost Stories

Great Canadian Ghost Stories

Legendary Tales of Haunting from Coast to Coast
by Barbara Smith
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A compelling collection of iconic ghost stories from all across Canada.

Time and place are infused with ghosts and hauntings. From coast to coast to coast, Canada’s provinces and territories teem with the supernatural—phantoms obscured in the mists of time, spectres that delight in wreaking terror, and spirits destined to linger forever at the e …

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Treaty 6 Deixis

Treaty 6 Deixis

by Christine Stewart
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tagged : canadian, indigenous studies, places, women authors

How might poetic practices undermine racist ideologies and colonialism, engendering ecological attentiveness, and anomalous and compassionate communities? Christine Stewart’s Treaty 6 Deixis takes up these timely and pressing questions as it investigates what it means to be a non-Indigenous inhabitant of Canada’s Treaty 6 territory, “in this …

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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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Food Artisans of Alberta

Food Artisans of Alberta

Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare
by Karen Anderson & Matilde Sanchez-Turri
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Shortlisted for a 2019 Taste Canada Award

Winner of a 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

The food lover’s guide to finding the best local food artisans from all over Alberta.

From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic pr …

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Against the Current

Against the Current

The Remarkable Life of Agnes Deans Cameron
by Cathy Converse
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Received an Honourable Mention for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

 

The first book on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC’s first female principal, itinerant traveller, and journalist.

Agnes Deans Cameron was an extraordinary woman who was ahead by a century. Born in Victoria in 1863, she was the first female school principal in the …

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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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105 Hikes in and Around Southwestern British Columbia

105 Hikes in and Around Southwestern British Columbia

by Stephen Hui, foreword by T’uy’t’tanat – Cease Wyss
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The all-new, expanded follow-up to southwestern British Columbia’s best-selling hiking guidebook—now featuring trails on the islands and northern Washington.

For nearly fifty years, David and Mary Macaree’s iconic 103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia has been the province’s most popular and most trusted hiking guide, with more than 100 …

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Portraits of Greater Victoria

by Chris Cheadle
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A beautiful, full-colour keepsake of Victoria and its picturesque surroundings.

The natural beauty of Victoria and its environs is brilliantly showcased in this attractive book by internationally recognized photographer Chris Cheadle. From spectacular Sidney by the Sea to the charming downtown neighbourhoods of Chinatown, Old Town, and Fernwood, thi …

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Where Rivers Meet

Where Rivers Meet

Photographs and Stories from the Bow Valley and Kananaskis Country
by Stephen Legault
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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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The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island

The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island

Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo
by Anne Yeadon-Jones & Laurence Yeadon-Jones
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These popular cruising companions offer charts, tips and data that will enhance the enjoyment and safety of any voyage. The guides feature informative and charming hand-drawn shoreline plans of selected marinas and small boat anchorages, ranging from safe all-weather havens to secluded picnic spots and marine parks. Intended to complement official …

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On the Line

On the Line

A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement
by Rod Mickleburgh
edition:Hardcover
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The BC tradition of fighting back against unfair pay and unsafe working conditions has been around since before the colony joined Confederation. In 1849 Scottish labourers at BC’s first coal mine at Fort Rupert went on strike to protest wretched working conditions, and it’s been a wild ride ever since. For years the BC labour movement was the m …

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Strange New Country

Strange New Country

The Fraser River Salmon Strikes of 1900–1901
by Geoff Meggs
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Salmon gillnetting in the turbulent waters of the Fraser River at the turn of the last century was dangerous, back-breaking work. Skiffs were equipped with a single sail, but most maneuvering had to be accomplished by oars, an almost impossible task against any current or tide. Once towed to the grounds by a cannery tug, the fishermen were on their …

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Mountain Footsteps

Mountain Footsteps

Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southeastern British Columbia – 4th Edition
by Janice Strong
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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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Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

A Complete Guide, Revised Edition
by Richard Cannings; Tom Aversa & Hal Opperman
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The essential bestselling field guide to every bird species found in BC and the Pacific Northwest, now revised and updated.

“For the majority of serious birders in the West who tend to limit their explorations to one or another state or province, this guide should expand their horizons and encourage more cross-border birding. In sum, this guide is …

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A Matter of Confidence

A Matter of Confidence

The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC
by Rob Shaw & Richard Zussman
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Shortlisted, 2019 BC and Yukon Book Prizes Hubert Evans Prize for Non-Fiction

A breathtaking behind-the-scenes look at the dramatic rise and fall of Christy Clark’s BC Liberals, the return to power of the NDP, and what it means for British Columbia’s volatile political climate going forward.

British Columbia’s political arena has always been t …

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Blisters and Bliss

Blisters and Bliss

A Trekker's Guide to the West Coast Trail, Ninth Edition
by David Foster, with Wayne Aitken, illustrated by Nelson Dewey
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The 30th-anniversary edition of this popular guide is fully updated with all the information you need for a safe and enjoyable trek on the West Coast Trail.

The bestselling Blisters and Bliss has been the trekker’s guide to the West Coast Trail since 1989. The 75-kilometre trail on Vancouver Island is rated as one of the world’s greatest hikes. …

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Hiking the Gulf Islands of British Columbia

Hiking the Gulf Islands of British Columbia

4th Edition
by Charles Kahn
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Nestled in the Strait of Georgia between British Columbia’s mainland and Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands are a hiker’s paradise, each boasting an eclectic character and an array of flora and fauna unique to the temperate climate of the southern West Coast of Canada. Discover the panoramic views, inviting beaches and friendly hospitality of t …

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Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

Chinese Settlements in the Fraser Canyon and the Okanagan
by Lily Chow
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Third book by de facto expert on Chinese Immigration to BC reveals never-before-told stories relevant to food, politics and national heritage. In this long awaited third book, author Lily Chow further explores Chinese settlement in BC. In the nineteenth century, thousands of Chinese immigrants arrived in British Columbia to work as labourers. After …

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