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A Printmaker's Memoir

Accents: To Write This Child

Adventures of a Paper Sleuth

Always an Updraft: A Writer Remembers

Antarctica Body

The Arctic 1927: A.Y. Jackson

Arctic Argonauts

Art, Sight and Language: A Reading/Writing of some Contemporary Canadian Art

Artist Among the Wolves: The Life of Arthur Henshaw Packer

At the End of the Day: A Memoir

At The Table: Nourishing Conversation & Food

Australia and the South Pacific: Letters Home, 1965-1972

The Barbados Journal, 1932: J.E.H. MacDonald

Before Whispers Become Silence

Beyond Declining Years: The Art of Aging

The Border Police: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Policing in Windsor

A Boy All Spirit: Thoreau MacDonald in the 1920s

Capital Woodlands: A Field and Armchair Guide to Ottawa's Urban Woodlands and Wooded Areas

La Capitale Boisée: Guide du naturaliste et du randonneur virtuel: bois urbains et zones boisées d'Ottawa

Captured in Stone: Carving Canada's Past

Carl: Portrait of a Painter from Letters & Reminiscences

The Carving of Canada: A Tale of Parliamentary Gothic

Charlevoix County, 1930

Cold Warrior: My Career in International Peace and Western Security

Coming of Age in Arabia: A Memoir of Aden before the Terror


Complete TV Angler (Volume 1): A Primer For Trout, Pickerel, Bass, and Musky Fishing

Complete TV Angler (Volume 2): A Primer For Trout, Pickerel, Bass, and Musky Fishing

Daffodils in Winter: The Life and Letters of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, 1904-1949

Daniel Defoe's Due Preparations for the Plague: As Well for Soul as Body

Drawing on the Land: The New World Watercolours and Diaries (1838-1942) of Millicent Mary Chaplin

Ernst Barlach: Life in Work

Facing Life

Finding Words: A Writer's Memoir

First Foreign Posting: Moscow, 1957-1959: Letters to the Family

Frances Anne Hopkins: Images from Canada

From Putin to Medvedev: Continuity or Change?

Fuelling Progress: One Hundred Years of the Canadian Gas Association

Georgian Bay, 1938: Barker Fairley

Goodbyes Along The way: The People and Stories of Mattagami First Nation

In the Guise of Bane: To The Limits of Human Existence

It All Begins With Tenderness

J.E.H. MacDonald, Designer: An Anthology of Graphic Design, Illustration and Lettering

A Jew In Deed

Kate and Anna McGarrigle: Songs and Stories

Katherine Hughes: A Life and a Journey: From "Canadian Imperialist" to Irish Republican Activist; From Emerald, Prince Edward Island, to Ireland

Kenojuak: The Life Story of an Inuit Artist

Killing the Shamen

Legends from the Forest

Leo Tolstoy and the Canadian Doukhobors: An Historic Relationship

Letters from Moscow

Letters Home: 1859-1906: The Letters Of William Blair Bruce

Life Along the Opeongo Line: The Story of a Colonization Road

Massanoga: The Art of Bon Echo

Mikhail Klochko: Soviet Scientist, Cold-War Defector, Canadian Storyteller

The Minor Odyssey of Lollie "Heronfeathers" Singer

Missing the Bus, Making the Connection: Tales and Tastes of Travel

Montreal Movie Palaces: Great Theatres of the Golden Era 1884 - 1938

Mooskek Reader #1: Black Moss journal

Movies Ate My Brain

North by South: The Art of Peleg Franklin Brownwell (1857-1946)

The Northern Imagination: A Study of Northern Canadian Literature

Notebook of Stone: From the Tibetan Plateau and Berlin

The Old Enchanter: A Portrait of George Johnston

On The Edge of Discovery: Contemporary Paintings in a Personal Context

On the Road Again ... Again

Once Upon a Country Lane

One Summer In Quebec: A.Y. Jackson in 1925: A Family View

One-Way Ticket: The Soviet Return-to-the-Homeland Campaign, 1955-1960

Out of Muskoka

The Peasant Kingdom: Canada in the 19th-Century Russian Imagination

People In Struggle: The Life and Art of Bill Stapleton

Put On Her Mettle: The Life and Art of Jacobine Jones

Ravens Papers Remembering Natalie Luckyj: 1945-2002

Reflections of French River

Remembering Glenn Gould: Twenty Interviews With People Who Knew Him

Rhubarb for Good Measure

Roaming the Big Land: FLAVOURS OF CANADA

Rockburn: The CPAC Interviews

RRSP & Mutual Fund Basics: 4th Edition

Russian Roots and Canadian Wings: Russian Archival Documents on the Doukhobor Emigration

Sacred Legends

Scarlet Hunters: Pre-Raphaelitism in Canada

Seeking Solitude: Glenn Gould and the Goldberg Variations

A Selftold Life

Sketchbook, 1915-1922: J.E.H. MacDonald

The Sky Hangs Low

A Smoother Pebble, A Prettier Shell: Art & Facts from a Computerised Expedition into the Surreal Land of Science

The Songs of Wade Hemsworth

Songs of Wade Hemsworth, The (CD Recording)

Sonic Geography: Imagined and Remembered

Source/Derivations: Allan Harding MacKay

Spitfire Down: The POW Story

Strike! 99 Days on the Line: The Workers' Own Story of the 1945 Windsor Ford Strike

Tales of Courage: Stories from Eastern Ontario's Remarkable Past

The Foundation & The Man

The Gouzenko Affair

The Master's Wife: The Book and the Place: Essays on Sir Andrew Macphail's "Masterpiece"

The St. Lawrence Seaway: Fifty Years and Counting

A Theatre Near You: 150 Years of Going to the Show in Ottawa-Gatineau

Thoreau MacDonald's Notebooks

Tomorrow is a Lovely Day

Transcending the Legacy

Two Jacksons Abroad: 1936


The Voice of the Natives: The Canadian North and Alaska

Waking at Rush Cove

Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts

Where Cold Winds Blow: 33 Years in the Arctic

William Thomas: Architect 1799-1860

Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators

Winter Into Summer: Lapland Diary, 1945-1946

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