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Scratching River

By (author) Michelle Porter
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

Scratching River weaves multiple stories and voices across time to explore the strengths and challenges of the ways in which Métis have created, and continue to create, home through a storied and mobile ...

Digital Performance in Canada

Especially necessary in a historical moment in which many theatre companies have been forced to move their work online, Digital Performance in Canada illuminates the influence and ubiquity of digital technology ...

Joséphine Marchand et Raoul Dandurand

Cette biographie a ceci de particulier qu’il s’agit de la biographie d’un couple. Ils sont nés la même année, en 1861, tous deux de parents férus de politique. Ils se sont admirés avant de ...

Anne Hébert, vivre pour écrire

Que ce soit comme nouvelliste et romancière, du Torrent et des Chambres de bois à Kamouraska et aux Fous de Bassan, comme poète, du Tombeau des rois aux Poèmes pour la main gauche, ou comme dramaturge, ...

François-Xavier Garneau, poète, historien et patriote

Rien ne prédestinait François-Xavier Garneau à devenir l'« historien national » des Canadiens français. Né en 1809 dans une famille modeste du faubourg Saint-Jean, à Québec, il devient notaire, ...

Once a Bitcoin Miner

By (author) Ethan Lou
Categories: Currency / Foreign exchange

Part autobiography and part investigation, the book describes the wackiness, the fraudulence, and the cycle of Bitcoin boom and bust and boom. We begin with scandal and conflict in Canada’s cryptocurrency ...


Flora Isabel MacDonald – politician, humanitarian, adventurer, and role model for a generation of women – was known across Canada and beyond simply as Flora. In her memoir, co-authored by award-winning ...


By (author) Nicola I. Campbell
Categories: Memoirs

Through vivid short stories and rich poetry, Nicola I. Campbell deftly weaves an extraordinary memoir about what it means to be an intergenerational survivor of Indian Residential Schools. | Captivating ...

Open Every Window

By (author) Jane Munro
Categories: Memoirs

Open Every Window reveals the pain and power inherent in loving and being loved. A poignant evocation for anyone who has experienced loss, it will entrance with its lyricism and comfort with the writer’s ...

On Foot to Canterbury

By (author) Ken Haigh
Categories: Travel guides: routes and ways
Series: Wayfarer

Setting off on foot from Winchester, Ken Haigh hikes across southern England, retracing a traditional route that medieval pilgrims followed to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. ...