Download Legends in Their Time: Young Heroes and Victims of Canada by George Sherwood PDF

By George Sherwood

A extraordinary solid of previous and current younger Canadians stride around the pages of Legends of their Time, every one having an important position to play in Canadian background. starting within the 1500s and relocating on into the 20 th century, every one bankruptcy contributes insights into the evolution of Canada as a nation.Author George Sherwood's thorough learn and his scene environment deliver to existence the heroic accomplishments and tragic exploits that make Canada's tale a desirable and unique account. integrated are explorer Etienne Brule; Osborne Anderson, survivor of Harper's Ferry; inventor Armand Bombardier; human rights activist Toy Jin "Jean" Wong; and the heroic Terry Fox, to call yet a number of the amazing lives which are chronicled. Complementing the textual content are ancient photos and unique art via award-winning artist Stewart Sherwood."For those that imagine Canada lacks heroes or Canada doesn't honour its heroes, Legends of their Time is the publication for you. greatly researched and written in an attractive variety, it acknowledges that heroes and heroines are available many types, as proven within the richness of our history.”- John Myers, instructor Educator, OISE/UT

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Download Daylight in the Swamp: Memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney by A.K. Dewdney PDF

By A.K. Dewdney

Sunlight within the Swamp is the bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a famous Canadian artist and recorder of local rock paintings. His nice loves, artwork and the Canadian north, come jointly during this booklet. His appreciate for local tradition and paintings is mirrored in his personal paintings, his perception into local rock paintings, and his ardour for canoeing and the northern experience.The 3rd topic of the e-book is historical past spanning the interval from 1910 via to the Seventies within which the outdated north mostly vanished. Dewdney was once there to list the pictures of forgotten goals painted on rocks and cliffs through the Canadian guard. due to those memoirs we're all there to witness this stuff with Dewdney.

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Download Drawing Borders: The American-Canadian Relationship during by David R. Spencer PDF

By David R. Spencer

Canada has now not regularly had the function of 'friendly neighbor to the north.' actually, the likely peaceable background of relatives among the us and Canada is punctuated with cases of border disputes, annexation manifestos and exchange disagreements. David R. Spencer finds the complexity of this courting via a desirable exam of political cartoons that seemed either within the U.S. and Canada from 1849 in the course of the Nineties. by way of first analyzing either the cultural and political variations and similarities among the 2 international locations, Spencer lays the basis for the main target of his examine - deeper research of the political views of the editorial cartoons. together with 141 genuine cartoons of the time, Spencer offers significant references to the ancient fabric coated. An fascinating examine by means of a number one Canadian-American student, this paintings is bound to curiosity many around the disciplines of journalism background, cartoons, media reports, communique and foreign relations.

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Download Fiscal Federalism and Political Decentralization: Lessons by Nuria Bosch, Jose Maria Duran PDF

By Nuria Bosch, Jose Maria Duran

This hugely unique publication analyzes political decentralization and financial federalism in Canada and Germany, either conventional federal international locations, and in Spain, a unitarian kingdom engaged within the final twenty years in a means of decentralization. the 3 key matters required for a good designed financing procedure are analyzed intensive herein, particularly: tax project, equalization gives you (i.e. redistribution of cash from the rich areas or the nationwide govt to poorer areas) and the function of nearby govt within the management of taxes. financial Federalism and Political Decentralization might be of specific curiosity to teachers and researchers of economics, public economics, public finance and public selection. it's going to additionally attract politicians and coverage makers in addition to companies and companies regarding the economic system and monetary federalism.

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Download Prisoners of the North: Portraits of Five Arctic Immortals by Pierre Berton PDF

By Pierre Berton

The frozen desert of the some distance North has lengthy proven the main severe and reckless of adventurers. In Prisoners of the North, Pierre Berton depicts 5 remarkable characters who have been in thrall to the Artic's forbidding landscapes: a mining wealthy person; an explorer; a titled girl; a backwoods eccentric; and a best-selling poet. Their lifestyles tales provide us a compelling portrait of the Arctic, lengthy earlier than it was once tamed by means of the bush airplane, the snowmobile, and the paved road

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Download The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests: Essays by Sterling Evans PDF

By Sterling Evans

The Borderlands of the yank and Canadian Wests is the 1st choice of interdisciplinary essays bringing jointly students from either side of the forty-ninth parallel to ascertain existence in a transboundary quarter. the result's a textual content that unearths the variety, problems, and fortunes of this more and more strong yet little-understood a part of the North American West. Contributions by way of historians, geographers, anthropologists, and students of legal justice and environmental stories supply a entire photo of the background of the borderlands area of the western usa and Canada.
The Borderlands of the yank and Canadian Wests is split into six components: Defining the sector, Colonizing the Frontier, Farming and different hard work Interactions, the Borderlands as a safe haven within the 19th Century, the Borderlands as a shelter within the 20th Century, and traditional assets and Conservation alongside the Border. subject matters contain the borderlands’ atmosphere; its aboriginal and gender background; frontier interactions and comparisons; agricultural and exertions family; tourism; the zone as a shelter for Mormons, far-right teams, and Vietnam warfare resisters; and conservation and usual assets. those parts exhibit how the historical past and geography of the borderlands sector has been transboundary, multidimensional, and specified inside of North America.

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Download The Ethnic Penalty: Immigration, Education and the Labour by Dr Hasmath Reza PDF

By Dr Hasmath Reza

Populations of noticeable ethnic minorities have gradually elevated over the last few many years in immigrant-receptive societies. whereas a fancy calculus of push and pull components has inspired this elevate, one of many major impetuses for this migration has been the hunt for employment, greater wages and a better lifestyle. it truly is accordingly now not superb that the tutorial attainments of the 1st iteration and past have accomplished convergence with, or passed the non-ethnic minority cohort. those results could recommend a better propensity for seen ethnic minorities to achieve labour industry good fortune and to totally combine in the group. despite the fact that, the narrative derived from statistical research, interviews and player remark recommend an uneasiness boldly to say this because the so much convincing end at this juncture. "The Ethnic Penalty" argues penalty has impeded the occupational luck of ethnic minorities throughout the task seek, hiring and advertising approach. therefore, ethnic minorities have a reduce source of revenue, better unemployment and a common failure to transform their excessive academic attainments into similar occupational results. during this context, the e-book examines no matter if explanatory components akin to discrimination, an individual's social community, a firm's operating tradition, and a community's social belief are significant contributing purposes at the back of this obvious penalty, when additionally making feedback for bettering the combination, schooling supply, and labour marketplace results of noticeable ethnic minorities.

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Download Broad Is the Way: Stories from Mayerthorpe (Life Writing) by Margaret Norquay PDF

By Margaret Norquay

In 1949, Margaret Norquay moved along with her new husband, a minister with the United Church of Canada, to Mayerthorpe, in northern Alberta, a village within the centre of what used to be in these days a pioneer hinterland. large Is the best way is a suite of news from their seven years there. advised with affection and mild humour, the tales conceal the demanding situations, heartaches, and delights of a tender group and a minister and his spouse in a really new marriage. issues comprise the adventure of orphan little ones despatched to paintings on Western farms, manoeuvring for a restroom downtown for farmers’ other halves short of a spot to alter their infants whereas their husbands did enterprise, facing the RCMP over liquor present in the church basement, and the generosity of spirit proven by means of the neighborhood to the Norquays. during the booklet, Margaret Norquay’s indomitable spirit and resolution are obvious and illustrate her passionate trust in making confident switch and having enjoyable whereas doing it.

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