Download E-books Images of Canadianness: Visions on Canada's Politics, Culture, and Economics (International Canadian Studies Series) PDF

Images of Canadianness deals backgrounds and factors for a chain of relevant--if rather new--features of Canada, from political, cultural, and financial angles. each one of its 4 sections includes articles written via Canadian and eu specialists that supply unique views on a number of concerns: vote casting styles in English-speaking Canada and Quebec; the energy of French-language groups outdoor Quebec; the Belgian and Dutch immigration waves to Canada and the ensuing Dutch-language immigrant press; significant transitions happening in Nunavut; the media as a device for self-government for Canada's First Peoples; makes an attempt by means of Canadian Indians to barter their place in society; the Canada-US courting; Canada's alternate with the ecu; and Canada's cultural coverage within the gentle of the knowledge highway.

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Download E-books The Death of Albert Johnson: Mad Trapper of Rat River PDF

Albert Johnson used to be a loner, a perilous shot, who in 1932 caused a gruelling manhunt that has develop into an Arctic legend. For over six weeks, amid blizzards and numbing chilly, he eluded a posse of trappers, First international locations and RCMP, who for the first actual time used a two-way radio and an aircraft of their seek.

Johnson used to be all for 4 shoot-outs, killing one policeman and gravely wounding different males earlier than being shot to loss of life. Over a half-century later, an interesting secret continues to be: Who was once Albert Johnson?

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Download E-books The Welfare State and Canadian Federalism PDF

By Keith G. Banting

The first version of The Welfare kingdom and Canadian Federalism enthusiastic about the influence of federalism on social coverage in the course of a interval of financial development and increasing social costs. The revised variation extends the research by way of asking how the federal syatem has formed the social coverage reaction to neo-conservatism, recession, and reticence. It analyses coverage developments intimately; examines the consequences of constitutional adjustments, together with the constitution; and highlights the ongoing position of federalism.

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Download E-books The Unsolved Oak Island Mystery 3-Book Bundle: The Oak Island Mystery / Oak Island Family / Oak Island Obsession PDF

This distinctive three-book package deal tells the tale of the secret of Oak Island, Nova Scotia, the place in 1795 3 boys chanced on the pinnacle of an old shaft. 2 hundred years of braveness, back-breaking attempt, ingenuity, and engineering abilities have didn't retrieve what's hid there. Theories of what the treasure will be contain Captain Kidd’s bloodstained pirate gold, a military payroll left by means of the French or British army engineers, worthwhile old manuscripts, the physique of an Arif or different non secular refugee chief, or the misplaced treasure of the Templars. Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe inform the full tale over the centuries and provide their very own theories at the fact, whereas Lee Lamb tells the private tale of the Restalls, who spent six tragic years trying to resolve the secret all alone.

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  • Oak Island Family
  • The Oak Island Mystery
  • Oak Island Obsession

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Download E-books The Northrop Frye Quote Book PDF

A selection of quotations from Canada’s maximum literary theorist.

"There is not any Canadian author of whom we will be able to say … that their readers can develop up inside of their paintings with out ever being conscious of a circumference." Northrop Frye got here to that end after an in depth research of the ingenious achievements of Canada’s writers from the earliest interval to 1965, while that sentence from his examine first seemed in print. Over the a long time when you consider that then, the assertion has turn out to be considered as a benchmark of person and nationwide literary achievement.

The Northrop Frye Quote e-book is a really expert dictionary of quotations on all topics that's in accordance with the options and writings of 1 individual. it's the handiwork of a unmarried contributor, albeit the cogitations of a amazing one. it's also facts that there is a Canadian author of whom it can be acknowledged that we will develop up within his paintings "without ever being conscious of a circumference."

John Robert Colombo has written, translated, edited, or compiled over 2 hundred books, together with seven dictionaries of quotations. He is a graduate of the college of Toronto and a Fellow of the Frye Centre at Victoria University.

Jean O’Grady, a graduate of the collage of Toronto, served because the affiliate editor of The accrued Works of Northrop Frye. She can also be the writer of the biography of Margaret Addison, the 1st dean of girls at Victoria College.

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Download E-books Learning to Look: A Visual Response to Mavis Gallant's Fiction PDF

By Lesley D. Clement

Clement exhibits us that Gallant's fiction of the Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties shows a willing curiosity in point of view and percentage accomplished via focus on-line, that her fiction of the Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies finds a heightened curiosity in composition accomplished via a spotlight on framing, percentage, and shape or form, and that her fiction after the mid Seventies demonstrates the entire consciousness of her artwork via consciousness to color and light-weight. Gallant more and more explores the bounds among noticeable and invisible worlds because the traces, shapes, and colors prompt via her allusions, analogies, and buildings provide her fiction the viewpoint, share, density, and fluidity that remove darkness from the broadcast web page and problem us as readers. Alert to visible cues in Gallant's fiction we gather a heightened notion of the manifold richness of worlds and lives that may differently were relegated to the unseen and unsung.

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Download E-books Public Funds, Private Provision: The Role of the Voluntary Sector PDF

By Josephine Rekart

This booklet is predicated on a learn examine which tracked the impression of the coverage of privatization on voluntary firms supplying providers to young children and households in British Columbia within the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties. It examines the problems of investment and the responsibility of the non-profit region because it adopts the general public agent position and more and more provides prone on behalf of presidency. besides, Dr Rekart seems at how dependence on govt investment can also be pushing this quarter in the direction of larger integration into the non-public marketplace financial system as voluntary organisations attempt to stroll the tightrope of supplying prone on behalf of presidency whereas trying to keep their organizational autonomy and independence.

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