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By David Dilks. 2005
Winston Churchill's connection with Canada ("the Great Dominion", as he called it) spanned more than half a century: at Winnipeg… he heard the news of Queen Victoria's death, in Ottawa in the dark days of 1941 he proclaimed his confidence in victory, and in 1952 had to concede that the result of victory had been far less satisfying than he had wished. No other Commonwealth country sparked such detailed knowledge or lifelong interest. 2005.
By Richard Carlson. 2000
This companion to "Don't sweat the small stuff" and others in the series for adults, advises teens on controlling stress… in their lives. Includes one hundred tips on coping with such things as breakups, bad hair days, and peer pressure. For junior and senior high readers. Bestseller. 2000.
The author demonstrates how making simple yet effective changes can get our life back on course. With his blend of… storytelling and advice, Carlson offers proven ways that even the smallest amounts of change can add up to become a fortune of difference in our lives. 2005.
By Francis Thompson, Lee Selleck. 1997
Two Yellowknife journalists analyze what happened during the strike at the Giant mine, which culminated in an explosion which killed… nine men in 1992. They describe the major players in the drama, the major events, including the trial of Roger Warren, and even raise questions about Warren's guilt. Some strong language. 1997.
By Ethel Spector Person. 1988
The author looks at literature, film, and life itself to demonstrate how romantic love has the power to transform, heal… and ennoble. She concludes that romantic love can bring either liberation or destruction. 1988.
By Henry Mietkiewicz, Bob Mackowycz. 1988
Rochdale College was an eighteen-story apartment building near the University of Toronto campus which, between 1968 and 1975, was the… centre of hippie culture in Toronto. Reviled by politicians and police for its anarchy and its flow of drugs, and loved by hippies for the same reasons, the Rochdale culture helped create some of Canada's most gifted artists, actors, musicians, and writers. Some strong language. 1988.
By Frederick Barthelme, Steve Barthelme. 2000
The author of "Bob the Gambler" joins his brother, also a professor and writer, to describe how they became addicted… to gambling. They recall cheerfully losing their inheritance and more, only to be falsely accused of cheating and arrested. Some strong language. 2000.
The text provides strategies to stop the little things in life from driving you crazy. The suggestions include: ask yourself… will this matter a year from now?, do something nice for somebody and don't tell anyone, realise that life isn't fair, listen to your feelings, and remember when you die your "in box" won't be empty. 1998.
By David Jay Bercuson, J. L Granatstein. 1992
The editors have compiled approximately 1500 entries concerning Canadian military history from the early 17th century to peacekeeping duties in… 1992, with an emphasis on the 20th century. Entries cover military actions, senior military personnel, politicians whose policies affected the military, Victoria and George Cross winners, and entries on security and intelligence topics.
By Virginia M Axline. 1971
Judged mentally defective, Dibs was oblivious both to other children and his teacher. He would not talk. He would not… play. But in reality he was a brilliant and lonely child, trapped in a prison of fear and rage, from which only he could release himself. And through psychotherapy and love, he did. 1971.
Offers an account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the sixties until today, as seen and interpreted… by leftist scholars and writers. Each chapter reviews a major theme, such as Canada's relationship to the U.S., the development of our health care system, the dynamics of Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal relations and the role of Canadian cultural work in shaping Canadian society. Taken together, the book provides a unique and broad perspective on virtually every significant event and development in recent Canadian history. 2016.
Filled with powerful questions that invite you to listen to your inner voice and tap into the strength you need… to create your ideal life, this audiobook makes you the final authority in your own life, not outside forces that you can't control. 2009.
By Eliyahu M Goldratt. 2006
In "Beyond The Goal", Dr. Goldratt elaborates on his profoundly influential theories in a straightforward, practical, and pragmatic presentation designed… to help you put these powerful ideas to valuable use. Speaking with the brilliance and insight that has made him a sought-after teacher and top consultant, Dr. Goldratt addresses some of the most asked -about elements of understanding and applying TOC. 2006.
Where recovery begins for many people, this inspiring, straightforward, personal explanation of what codependency is and who has it gives… listeners the option to change unhealthy behaviours and stressful relationships, as they rediscover hope, guidance, and encouragement. 2006.
By Jack Boudreau. 1998
A history of the people and the heart of the MacGregor Mountain country of B.C., and the hardships and adventures… of the early pioneers who lived there. Prequel to "Grizzly Bear Mountain" (DC24492). 1998.
By A Feinstein. 2003
The effects of trauma on war correspondents are examined in the first-ever study of its effects on journalists. What is… the psychological impact of a life spent immersed in conflict? How do journalists cope as they witness the daily horror of war? 2003.
By W. M Elofson. 2000
The author, a Canadian historian and rancher, discusses life on the Canadian frontier between 1870 and World War I. Intending… to dispel the myth that the frontier was inhabited by peaceful, law-abiding ranchers, he describes the prostitution, gunfights and cattle rustling that were part of the ordinary life of the cowboys and settlers. 2000.
By Walter Anderson. 1986
By Christine F Dickinson, Diane S Smith. 1995
By Ann Walsh. 2001
Fourteen stories about Canadian history, each focussing on a "first" - the first meeting between natives and Europeans; the first… elections in which women were allowed to vote; an account of the first "Home Children" sent to Canada during the nineteenth century, supposedly for a better life, but often to work in slave-labour conditions. Includes additional accounts to provide historical context for each story, which cover the period from the mid-seventeenth century to the 1930s, as seen through the eyes of some of its youngest participants. Grades 4-7. 2001.