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Quietly Shrinking Cities

By (author) Maxwell Hartt
Categories: Human geography

At 5 percent, Canada’s population growth was the highest of all G7 countries when the most recent census was taken. But only a handful of large cities drove that growth, attracting human and monetary ...

Watermelon Snow

From the vantage of a boat full of artists on an adventure in the high Arctic, biologist Lynne Quarmby explains the science that convinced her of an urgent need to act on climate change and recounts how ...

Feminist City

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Human geography

Feminist City combines memoir, feminist theory, pop culture, and geography to expose what is hidden in plain sight: the social inequalities built right into our cities, homes, and neighbourhoods. Focusing ...

Passion and Persistence

Diane Pinch’s non-fiction homage to Sierra Club BC provides an overview of the lasting impact the group has had, not only in BC, but in all of Canada. Replete with first-hand accounts, maps, and photos, ...

The Raftsmen

By (author) Ryan Barnett
Illustrated by Dmitry Bondarenko
Categories: General and world history

In The Raftsmen, author and documentary filmmaker Ryan Barnett takes readers on an astonishing maritime adventure set in the aftermath of World War II. For four French expatriates who escaped the clutches ...

What's in a Name?

Edited by Richard Harris & Charles Vorms
Categories: Geography
Series: Global Suburbanisms

What’s in a Name? brings together experts from around the world in order to provide a truly global framework for the study of the urban periphery. By exploring the ways in which local individuals speak ...

Peace in Peril, The

Christopher Pollon is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Walrus, Reader’s Digest, and the Globe and Mail. Ben Nelms is a photojournalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Maclean’s ...

Gold Rush!

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Ruée vers l’or ! Eldorado en Colombie-Britannique
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Some say that Western Canada began with the railway. In fact, it began with a gold rush. Relive the tumultuous ...

Dam Builders

Few animals in the world are as famous or as infamous as the beaver, and none save our species has the ability to so dramatically transform its environment. Beavers are remarkable animals. They have teeth ...

Conrad Kain

Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek—a life-long friend—offer a candid view into the deepest ...