By William Klempa
The twelve essays gathered right here discover the formative impact Presbyterianism has had on Canadian non secular background and tradition, together with schooling, church/state kinfolk, literature and tune.
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?
By Anthony M. Sayers
This paintings offers a scientific research of the constituency campaigns which are the foundation of elections and democracy in Canada. It describes the character of neighborhood driving institutions, the applicants they opt for, and the surroundings during which they function.
By Keith G. Banting
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.
- Oak Island Family
- The Oak Island Mystery
- Oak Island Obsession
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.
By Lesley D. Clement
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.